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A Gem for Architecture Lovers: Examples of Romanesque Architecture in Germany

Top Examples of Romanesque Architecture along the Romanesque Route in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany  Germany’s Saxony-Anhalt is a region teeming with castles, cathedrals, and monasteries, many of which date to the Romanesque period and are great examples of Romanesque architecture. We think this region is a great destination for architecture and history lovers and have created a …

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Saxony-Anhalt’s Naumburg Cathedral

Saxony-Anhalt’s Naumburg Cathedral I recently spent time exploring the Romanesque Route in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany with TRANSROMANICA, an international association whose focus is promoting the common Romanesque heritage of Europe. The TRANSROMANICA cultural heritage route traces the Romanesque heritage through nine European countries, from Portugal all the way to Eastern Europe. Our blogger trip explored the …

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Five Days in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany with TRANSROMANICA

Five Days in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany with TRANSROMANICA I recently returned from a wonderful five-day trip through Saxony-Anhalt, Germany hosted by TRANSROMANICA. We toured the Romanesque sites in this region, which is located in central Germany, equidistant from Hamburg and Berlin and just north of Leipzig. The capital of the state is Magdeburg, a charming riverside …

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10 Reasons to Take a Mediterranean Cruise

10 Reasons to Take a Mediterranean Cruise Is taking a Mediterranean cruise really the best way to explore this part of Europe? Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of reasons why booking a Mediterranean cruise could be your ticket to holiday heaven. Among other things, you will find that luxury cruise ships are adorned …

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Krakow: Poland’s Beautiful Second-City

Overflowing with churches, museums, and historical sites, Krakow is the city to visit if you want to capture Europe’s culture through photography. The second largest city and one of the oldest in Poland, Krakow is pretty easy to explore. You just need to familiarize yourself with its key sights and activities. >>Polish Food – 10 …

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Try a Short-Stay Apartment in Amsterdam

When most people search for holiday accommodation, they typically end up booking a hotel room in Amsterdam. But a short-stay apartment in Amsterdam offers so many more benefits if you are on a similar budget. If, for example, you are staying in Amsterdam for a week or more, a short-stay apartment may be a great …

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Top Things to Do and See in Lanzarote

Finding a holiday destination that checks all the boxes is difficult, but a holiday to Lanzarote never disappoints. From its dreamlike beaches, amazing geology, to its historic architecture and vibrant culture, this is one Canary Island worth visiting. The landscape of Lanzarote is something else; there aren’t many places that can boast stunning beaches located right next …

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Six of Germany’s Fairy Tale Cities

Have you ever wondered who and what inspired the German brothers Grimm, who wrote the fairy tales we loved as children? Germany’s fairy tale cities are varied in location and size, and they are all are worth a visit to rekindle the magic of our childhood. So, pack your bags and don’t forget to read the fairy tales again …

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Where to Stay in Sorrento, Italy

A luxurious, coastal Italian town if ever there was one, Sorrento offers a great selection of high-end ‘where to stay’ options; but budget travelers will have a hard time of it. Nevertheless, you’ll find a small selection of budget hotel recommendations below. The following ‘where to stay’ options are organized by hotel star rating, beginning …

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