How Do you Prepare for the Trip of a Lifetime to Paris?
The time is near and my trip to Paris, France is right around the corner! I'm told that there’s whimsical magic on a trip to Paris at Christmas when the City of Lights is lit even brighter by millions of twinkling lights. Each of Paris’ arrondissements has something festive going on.
Buda Castle: A Historic District Is Being Reborn
World War II caused enormous destruction in Buda Castle of Budapest, which continued with the demolition of historic buildings in the Socialist era. Hauszmann Program is an all-encompassing development project that opens a new chapter in the rebirth of the castle district in Budapest.
Why People Consider Denmark the Best Place for upbringing of their Children?
There are many amazing places in the world but why People think Denmark is the best place to raise their children. Let's find out the amazing facts in this article.
Only in Budapest: Special Hidden Mini-Statues Are The Coolest Street Art Creations
I have written briefly about the history of Kolodko's mini-sculptures in Budapest.
5 Interesting Facts About the Hungarian House of Parliament
The Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest has countless beautiful details and its history is really exciting.
Where to Eat the Best Chocolate Cakes in Budapest?
Where can you find delicious chocolate cakes and sweets in Budapest? Come with me, I'll show you my favourite places!
Batumi, Georgia: Hidden Treasure of the Black Sea!
Batumi is the second-largest city in Georgia and the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara. It is on the Black Sea on the southwest side of Georgia. It is located on the site of the ancient Greek colony in Colchis called Bathus, or Bathys, which means “deep harbor”.
Don't Hesitate to Make That Historic Pilgrimage to See the Country of Your Ancestors
If you haven't already made your pilgrimage back to the country of your ancestors, I urge you to do it. I made mine when I was 34. I went to Italy to visit the birthplace of all four of my grandparents (Sicily). I also spent time in Northern Italy visiting a friend in Rome and relatives in Asti.
The 10 Reasons Why Spain Is the Best Summer Vacation Destiny
Southwest Europe contains the nation of Spain. The Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, and Northern Atlantic Ocean are among the coastlines. Andorra, France, Gibraltar, Portugal, and Morocco are neighboring nations.
Top 11 Travel Destinations in Turkey
Turkey contains metropolises from both the past and the present. There are lots of sweet people who would be happy to have you around for a cup of tea. Despite Turkey's thriving tourism industry, there are still certain cities where you'll be the only traveler there.
How to Open a Bank Account in Italy as a Foreigner
This article will show how you can open a bank account in Italy without Italian citizenship.
The Top 9 Famous and Stunning Italian Landmarks
Italy is a nation located in south-central Europe on a peninsula that extends far into the Mediterranean Sea. Italy is frequently referred to as a country in the shape of a boot and is home to some of the most diverse and beautiful landscapes on Earth.
Kreuzberg: Berlin´s Iconic and Cool Neighborhood
As one of Europe´s most hipster neighborhoods, Kreuzberg is Berlin´s zone of tolerance with its mecca of alternative pubs, street art, small shops and galleries, markets and always some upcoming conserts. A cool and rebellious neighborhood which seems to never sleep.
Eastern Europe Facts: The Land, People, Economy, and History
The concept of “Eastern Europe” has its roots in both culture and geography. The four countries included in this treatment of the region -Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Moldova- do indeed form the eastern part of Europe.
Castles, Beaches, Hammocks: Summer Towns In Estonia
In Estonia it does not mean sweltering heat, but relaxed days full of light and fresh air, with outdoor concerts and pleasant hours on the terraces of cafes and restaurants by the sea.
Hamburg Facts: The Beautiful City and Germany's Busiest Port
Hamburg is a city and constituent state (Land) in northern Germany. Situated at the head of the Elbe estuary, 68 miles (109 km) from the North Sea, Hamburg is Germany's busiest port. It is the third largest container port in Europe and ranks 18th in the world.
Which Two Famous Stars Had an Affair in Antibes?
If you are one to engage in a love affair, then Antibes, with all its beauty is the perfect romantic hideaway! There are two famous people, whose affair was global, that included Antibes in their shenanigans. Who are they? Inquiring minds want to know!
The 'Madame Guillotine' of Edinburgh and the Execution of Jean Kincaid.
A true tale of Scottish horror, a murderous conspiracy that climaxed in the brutal punishments of the guilty on the streets of old Edinburgh
Just Like Rome Wasn't Built In a Day, You Can't See It in a Day!
Rome, the Eternal City, is without a doubt, a fabulous city! I have been there several times and it seems to be like a fine wine; better with age!
An Amazing Journey Through Renaissance Art at St. Peter's Basilica!
A lover of magnificent Renaissance Art, recently, I was able to spend ample time exploring St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museum, and the Sistine Chapel. It took ten years later to get back but this time, I had the time of my life! The wait was worth it!
Experience the Absolute Best of Bergen, Norway in 7 Hours!
The next stop on the cruise was Bergen, the second largest city in Norway. My pre-trip research had warned me of the cool, misty days this location often has, so we were prepared with warm clothes and waterproof outerwear.
My Embarrassingly Horrible Expat Secret Exposed in Palma de Mallorca!
I didn't know I would betray myself when I disembarked the ship in Palma de Mallorca! And to make my self-betrayal worse, it was in front of my traveling companion! Before I tell you what happened, let's talk a bit about Palma de Mallorca.
Travel Tips for Your Italian Adventure
Getting around in Italy is fairly easy once you understand the overall situation when it comes to traveling by car or train. It is and it is not same as in the US. Knowing what to expect and what to do (as well as Italian) will ease the frustration when in Italy.
The Fabulous Views of Croatia From the Eyes of Elisona!
I wanted to show you what and how she sees things; A bird's eye view of the world, the way Elisona experiences it.
Traditional Athens at It's Best! Take the Plaka Walking Tour
Athens has a history like no other city. In my opinion, it's one of the coolest places in the world! There is a spectacular mix of the ancient and the modern worlds in every step you take!
Off the Beaten Path Destination, Metsovo, an Unforgettable Mountain Retreat!
Metsovo is a small charming village in Greece tucked away in the Pindos Mountains, rich in fascinating history and a year-round haven for activity! I have had the privilege of visiting twice and both times were an absolute pleasure!
Villefranche, France: One of the Top Ten Cruise Destinations
A couple of years ago, when cruising the Mediterranean, by happenstance, I ended up in Villefranche for a couple of hours. It was absolutely lovely. The port stop was Monaco, but I had been there twice and decided to take the train to Nice.
What's the Best Way to Experience Marseilles?
I've been to Marseilles a few times.The first time I visited Marseilles, I was not impressed. It seemed to be just another port city. Being close to the end of a long cruise, perhaps, I was just too tired to enjoy the city? However, I had a fabulous time and came away with a whole new impression.
Refrain From These 3 Things While Traveling in Europe
To make the most of your Europe trip, the Author advises you to avoid three specific things. This article serves as a signpost for smart tourists who are looking to pack their bags and take a flight to Europe.
More of Monaco, the Playground of the Rich and Famous! And, Me?
I briefly covered the history of this sovereign state, discussed the "Curse of the Grimaldis", and outlined the Monaco of today. I also shared my James Bond-ish adventure on my first visit. Today, I will discuss, in more detail, the attractions or must see places of Monaco.
Why Paris Is My Favorite International City to Visit
Paris is my favorite international city to visit because there are a lot of things to see and do, the public transportation is good so I don't need a car, and there are diverse foods.
Pompeii a Horrible Disaster Waiting to Happen or Just Bad Luck?
I remember learning about Pompeii when I was in grade school and thinking about those poor people who were burned alive. Never in a million years did I ever think I would get the opportunity to visit, not once, but twice! Pompeii is relatively close to Sorrento, Rome and to Naples.
Tips for a Smooth Travel Experience in Europe
Some tips for a smooth travel experience include: you need to be vaccinated with a booster if your vaccine is more than 9 months old, be prepared to take a lot of covid tests unless you have the EU digital certificate, and remember to pack surgical masks and KN95 to board the planes.
8 Historical & Religious Sites To Visit In Rome
A List Of Italy's most Fascinating Religious And Historical Landmarks. If you love history and religion, then Rome is the place for you. The city is filled with amazing sights that give you a glimpse of ancient history in all its glory.
9 Foods You Must Try When Visiting Rome
List of foods to try while in Rome, Italy. You will certainly want to try a variety of Italian cuisines while you’re there. The nine foods I’ve listed below are just the tip of the iceberg, but they should give you a good idea of the unique flavors and tastes you’ll find there.
Visiting Comines, France: A Belfry Keeping Watch Over the Lys River Since the Middle Ages in the Heart of Flanders
Flemish belfries, including the looming structure at Comines, France, close to the Franco-Belgian border, can at times seem strongly to evoke the idea of a silent sentinel.