Wheeling Through Catalonia
Would a cycling holiday interest you?
Six Reasons to Visit Badenweiler Germany
Do books inspire you to travel?
Humorous Gargoyle of Freiburg
Oh the humor of medieval architects!
Slovenia: Tiny but Beautiful!
Would you visit Slovenia?
Forbidden in Potsdam
Exploring a small part of Potsdam's history!
This type of cycling holiday is something I’m very interested in, so I am very excited to bring this guest post to you today! Elizabeth Banks is a freelance travel journalist and food lover. She has a passion for discovering off the beaten track holiday destinations. As a cycling novice, I was eager to see what my first cycling holiday would be like. For my first trip I chose Inntravel … [Read more . . .]
I love reading and enjoy books that whisk me off to wonderful places in Europe. If you’re like me, you’ve spent hours traveling through European cities in books like The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, London and Russka by Edward Rutherford or even Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes. If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you know how much I love visiting Germany. So it was … [Read more . . .]
Anyone traveling in Europe has seen Gargoyles staring down at you from high atop cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris France. They do have a menacing look to them and, in fact, part of their lore says they protect the churches from evil spirits. In actuality, they have a very useful function. Gargoyles are water spouts which keep rainwater away from the sides of the building … [Read more . . .]
From the Adriatic coast to the mountains of the Alps, tiny Slovenia is one of Europe’s most impressive countries and yet one of its best kept secrets. Wedged at the crossroads of Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia, Slovenia is a unique blend of each country. Roughly the size of New Jersey, the surprises waiting for visitors include beaches, rolling green countryside, quaint Alpine villages, … [Read more . . .]
The history of Potsdam Germany includes its glory days as the playground for the rich, famous and Prussian Kings, the years spent behind the “Iron Curtain” and today where it is experiencing a rebirth. One of Potsdam’s darkest hours started at the end of World War II and ran until the fall of the Berlin Wall. During this time this once vibrant and beautiful city suddenly developed spots … [Read more . . .]
Now that we are mid-way through Spring, its time to look forward to Summer! With summer comes warmer and longer days which brings people outside. While everyone is enjoying leisurely bike rides, picnics and the wonderful fruit and vegetables that only summer brings, Festivals start happening too! And in Europe there are an abundance of Festivals. Today I’ll introduce you to 3 Unique … [Read more . . .]
This guest post is brought to you by Jenni from Jet2.com. Rome is one of those cities that everyone feels they have visited, even if they haven’t. And they should. Many times. While it’s perfect as a city break, and flights to Rome are easy and cheap to come by, the sheer number of attractions and iconic buildings it has to offer can seem overwhelming for a first-time visitor. … [Read more . . .]
While I don’t make it to many beaches in Europe, last fall I did have the opportunity of visiting the lovely fishing village of Warnemunde Germany which is also home to a very beautiful beach! Historic Warnemunde sits on the Baltic Coast at the mouth of the Warnow River just outside Rostock Germany. Strolling through the small village you’ll run into timber-framed houses, … [Read more . . .]
There are many methods of traveling around Europe. You could decide to drive, fly or take the bus but one of the most sought after modes of transportation in Europe are trains. Riding the train in Europe is often seen as a romantic way to travel. I’m sure we’ve all dreamt about seeing church spires peak out from the fog or the Alps from the comfort of our train seat, and yes it is beautiful … [Read more . . .]
With a history dating back thousands of years, its no wonder Europe is full of villages and cities whose streets are lined with colorful buildings. These colorful buildings line rivers, Bamberg Germany Dress Up Old Town's, Mainz Germany Or are as colorful as their past! Erfurt Germany Some villages are even known for their beautifully painted buildings. Mittenwald … [Read more . . .]