Tag: Europe

Admiring the Past at the Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum, or Flavian Amphitheatre, was built in Rome under the Flavian Emperors, the ruler Vespasian and his sons. Construction on the Colosseum begun in 70-72 AD under during the rule of Vespasian and continued […]

The City of Two Continents; Istanbul, Turkey

Enchanting Istanbul, Turkey stakes a claim that not many other cities in the world can, it straddles the continents of Europe and Asia. The city even has a special metro line, called the Marmaray, that […]

The Grand Canal at Sunset in Venice, Italy

The Grand Canal in Venice is the main artery of the city and follows a natural channel that creates a reverse S shape. The canal is about 2 miles long and has an average depth […]

Hunedoara Castle in Hunedoara, Romania

Hunedoara or Corvin’s Castle is located in Hunedoara, Romania in the Transylvania region. It is located along the route from Timisoara to Sibiu, Romania. This 14th century Gothic-Renaissance castle is one of the largest in […]

The Astronomical Clock in Prague, Czech Republic

This relic of the medieval period was first built in the 15th century, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock and the oldest clock still operating in the entire world. This intricate clock not only tells […]

Italy: Beyond Venice, Florence and Rome

If you think you’ve seen all of the great country of Italy, we have some new and exciting recommendations for you! Italia is no doubt one of the most popular countries in Europe and one […]

Warm and Bright in Dubrovnik, Croatia

You might recognize Dubrovnik, Croatia right away if you are a fan of the hit TV show Game of Thrones. It is the primary setting for King’s Landing exterior scenes. This location is perfect for […]

Infinite Majesty in the Balkans; Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria is the largest city in Bulgaria and also its capital. With a history of 2,000+ years, this city is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Sofia is full of incredible sites including […]

The Fairy Tale Town of Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is truly like stepping into a fairy tale with its medieval architecture, stone bridges, cobbled streets and winding canals. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in […]

Traveling Back in Time in Ephesus, Turkey

Ephesus, Turkey is a well-preserved ancient port city, used by both the Greeks and Romans. Some of the must see sites here include the Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary, Library of Celsus (pictured) and Basilica of St. John.