Tag: Europe

Monumental Mother Nature in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Welcome to a natural wonderland of 16 interconnecting lakes, joined by thundering waterfalls and a huge primeval forest in central Croatia. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is truly one of the most beautiful places on […]

Elegant History in Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov ( Český Krumlov) is located in the South Bohemia region of the Czech Republic and is renowned for its State Castle and Chateau that includes a castle, garden and baroque theater. The castle […]

Coastal Beauty in Porto, Portugal

Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, is a charming coastal city known for the port wine produced in the Douro Valley. The city is located along the Douro River in the north of the country and […]

Medieval Views in Kilkenny, Ireland

The 12th Century Kilkenny Castle is located in the deeply historic and religious city of Kilkenny, Ireland. Located along the River Nore, this castle was originally built in 1195 to guard the river crossing. The […]

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 […]