Tag: wanderlust

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 […]

Remnants of the Past in Volubilis, Morocco

This UNESCO World Heritage Site city contains some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in the country of Morocco. Volubilis is located between the modern cities of Fez and Meknes and was founded in the 3rd […]

Brilliant Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is sometimes referred to as the, “Venice of the North” and with over 80 canals and its port location, you can understand why. Bruges is the capital of the province of West Flanders […]

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 […]

Morocco; Land of Sand and Sea

Souks, kasbahs and ksars, oh my! Morocco is a magnificent country filled with reasons to visit that have long enticed visitors to this fabled country. With Gate 1 in Morocco, visit imperial cities with grand […]

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 Great Migration

“The only beginning is the moment of birth” writes East African author Jonathan Scott of one of the world’s greatest natural wonders: the wildebeest migration. Many people imagine that a migration has a start and […]

The Jewel of Alberta; Moraine Lake, Canada

Beautiful Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake located in the Banff National Park’s Valley of the Ten Peaks about 10 miles from Lake Louise. The vivid blue waters of the lake come from nearby […]

Wonders of the Salt Pools in Maras, Peru

The Salt Pools of Maras, Peru are quite a unique and interesting experience for travelers to the country. The site is actually comprised of a canyon filled with geometric salt pools that have been harvested […]

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 […]