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Top Things To Do in Nottingham – Explore the Home of Robin Hood

Top Things To Do in Nottingham Nottingham is sometimes known as the ‘capital of the Midlands’ because it’s located in the East Midlands of England. Of course, it is a literary hub, a place of legend, and has a long history as a center of industry. It sits on the edge of the Peak District …

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Top Things to Do in Hamburg, Germany

Weekend in Hamburg Itinerary – Top Things to do in Hamburg Germany Hamburg, Germany’s Harbor City, is still a relatively undiscovered treasure among foreign tourists, but well worth a visit. I had been to Hamburg and Northern Germany a few times as a child/teenager, but not recently and so I was really excited when I …

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Things to do in Dubrovnik – The King’s Landing

Things to Do in Dubrovnik: Much More than Game of Thrones Mention Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Game of Thrones fans eyes immediately light up. It’s because this charming medieval city is the main filming location for Kings Landing, capital of the Seven Kingdoms in the immensely popular HBO mini-series with a virtual cult following. While there …

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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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Dolomites in Italy – A Mountain Paradise

The Dolomites in Italy: a Country’s Mountain Paradise The Dolomites are an extremely scenic mountain range in northeastern Italy. They extend from the River Adige in the west to the Piave Valley to the eastern part of the Southern Limestone Alps. The Dolomites are nearly equally shared between the provinces of Trentino, Belluno, and South Tyrol. …

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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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Best Hotels Cesky Krumlov Has to Offer – Editor’s Choice

Editor’s Choice: Best Hotels Cesky Krumlov Has To Offer Cesky Krumlov is after Prague the second most visited city in the Czech Republic, but sadly, most people only stay for the day. If you are planning a trip to Cesky Krumlov, I highly recommend you spend the night and so here are our recommendations for …

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Exploring the Tastiest UNESCO Site in the World: Champagne Region in France

Champagne Region in France – The Tastiest UNESCO Site in the World The Champagne region in France is arguably one of the best-tasting UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe. In July, I was invited by European Waterways on board the Panache, a barge cruise on the Marne river and canal, right through the heart of the …

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UNESCO Prehistoric Pile Dwellings in Trentino, Italy

UNESCO Prehistoric Pile Dwellings Around the Alps: Trentino, Italy Prehistoric Pile Dwellings Around the Alps UNESCO Site UNESCO initiated the Prehistoric Pile Dwellings in 2011 as a serial site consisting of 111 individual sites of prehistoric Pile Dwellings in 6 countries in the alpine regions of Central Europe. More than half (56) of the sites are …

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