Category: Europe

Reflections on Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled is one of the most picturesque locations in all of Europe and this picture does it great justice! Lake Bled, Slovenia adjoins the town of Bled and hosts the Island of Bled, where […]

The Stunning Island of Capri, Italy

Capri, Italy is an island located in the Gulf of Naples on the southern coast of Italy. It is known for its luxurious resorts, plentiful shops, cove-studded coastline and the Blue Grotto Cave. Do not […]

Gaudi & Dali: Spain’s Modern Masters

Among the many pleasures of visiting Spain, art lovers especially revel in the ability to witness a millennium’s worth of the world’s greatest masterpieces. Two masters stand out—famed modernista Antoni Gaudi and surrealist Salvador Dali. The former […]

Bordeaux to Catalonia: A Feast of Farm-Fresh Cuisine and Stellar Wines

The Pyrenees Mountains, their snow-capped peaks soaring to the heavens, divide France and Spain like a colossal wall torn from larger-than-life mythologies. Historically and culturally, this natural border has allowed the two nations to evolve […]

The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Carcassonne

It is impossible not to be completely enchanted by France’s medieval fortress town of Carcassonne. It is the perfect storybook castle. Built upon a rocky hillock, it is encircled by nearly two miles of remarkably […]

One Culture, Two Countries

Robust, hearty, and proud, the Basque region is said to have a mind of its own. By some accounts, it enjoys more autonomy than any other region in Europe. Officially, it comprises Spain’s undulating farmland […]

The Majestic Alps of Innsbruck, Austria

Welcome to the Tyrolean capital of the Austrian Alps; picturesque Innsbruck, Austria. Winter adventures, Imperial architecture, Alpine accommodations and a traditional culture are just a few of the things you will experience in Innsbruck. While […]

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO GATE 1’S COUNTLESS RIVER CRUISE EXPERIENCES

Imagine unpacking your bag just once and settling in to your river ship cabin with an ever-changing view. You indulge in a generous array of amenities as Europe’s most charming villages, lush vineyards, bucolic landscapes, […]

Colorful Mosaics in Kotor, Montenegro

Beautiful Kotor is a fortified town located on the coast of the Adriatic in Montenegro. It is just down the coast from Dubrovnik, Croatia and is located on the Bay of Kotor. This town is […]

The Cradle of Civilization: As Magnificent as Ever

It is no secret that Greece has long danced to its own rhythm. One would expect nothing less from the place where western civilization itself was born. From poetry to philosophy, from democracy to drama, […]