Top Landmarks in Rome

You are probably only going to get a handful of opportunities to visit Rome. That’s if you are lucky; many Rome travelers are there for their first and only experience of this magnificent ancient city. Because of this, Rome travelers are particularly keen on trying to see all of the top landmarks that they can […]

Sightseeing in London

When planning your itinerary for a London trip the first two places you think of are the “Changing of the Guards” and “Buckingham Palace.” Both, of course, you must see. However, there is so much more to see, learn and enjoy about London. Did you know about the ravens that live at the Tower of […]

The Tivoli Fountain

The Fountain of Tivoli or The Fountain of Ovate is a noted water feature located in the architectural masterpiece, Villa d’Este in Tivoli.  Villa d’Este was originally commissioned by Cardinal Ippolito Il d’Este, the son of Lucrezia Borgia. As newly appointed governor of Tivoli, d’Este was given the land and existing manor but he was […]

Historic Landmarks in London

London is one of the most amazing cities in the world. It is a huge place which helps to set the tone for the rest of the world in terms of industries as diverse as finance and fashion. People in other countries frequently look to London to see what the trends are in many different […]

Visiting Athens

Athens is the capital city of Greece, a Mediterranean country which has much to offer the visitor from anywhere around the globe. There is history to be learned about here through trips to the landmarks that have been preserved in the area over the centuries. There is natural beauty to experience in the landscape surrounding […]

London Eye Sunset – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of London Eye sunset. The London Eye is the 443-foot tall feris wheel next to River Thames. It is the tallest ferris wheel in Europe. With over 3.5 million visitors a year, it is a very popular tourist attraction in England.

Historic Landmarks in Rome

Rome, the capital city of Italy, is a cosmopolitan travel destination that is adored by people throughout Europe and around the world. It has some of the world’s best restaurants, some of the most luxurious five star hotels and some of the most interesting new buildings that you’ll find throughout Italy. However, there remains an […]

Twisting in the Wind: Great European Roller Coaster Videos

Europe, land of castles and culture. But sometimes you need more thrills than a trip to an art museum can give. Sometimes you just want to get the wind in your hair and scream. Here’s a guide to 15 of Europe’s top roller coasters that you’ll want to consult next time you need to let […]

Visiting the Eiffel Tower

Originally built as the main entrance for the 1889 World’s Fair, designer Gustav Eiffel could only get a 20-year permit for the structure. At the time, many thought it was an eyesore that clashed with traditional Paris architecture. By 1909 there were calls to tear it down. Yet the tower survived to become a symbol of Paris.

Amsterdam Museums

Amsterdam is an amazing capital city in the Netherlands that people go to visit for a variety of different reasons. Many travelers go here to experience the permissive lifestyle of a city with a world-renowned Red Light District and a liberal stance on the use of recreational drugs. However, a majority of the people who […]

Top Landmarks in Paris

Where would be the first place that you would make sure to stop if you had the opportunity to take a vacation trip to Paris? Chances are that you would make sure to head to the because it’s the most famous landmark in Paris; it’s also one that’s hard to miss when you’re in the […]

Visiting the London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s largest observation wheel, located on the Thames River. It offers a unique experience and beautiful views of Westminster Palace, Big Ben and the entire city of London.

Visiting the Louvre

You could spend a month in the Louvre and not even scratch the surface of the museum’s collection of 35,000 works of art. Most of us don’t have the time for that, so here’s how to get the most from your visit without getting overstimulated. Buy a museum pass With the museum pass, there’s no […]

Photo of the Moment – Westminster Palace

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of Westminster Palace and was taken by ** Maurice ** Photo credit: ** Maurice **

Art Galleries in Rome

A person who is interested in the history of art can best explore that history by going to the major cities which have been important to art movements over time. There is arguably no better city in the world to experience that type of travel than the city of Rome. There are numerous art museums […]

Book Review: A Country in the Moon

Michael Moran’s A Country in the Moon: Travels in Search of the Heart of Poland is the kind of travel book that can inspire an armchair traveler to want to visit a place they’ve never had a special interest in before – and that’s because this is a literary travel narrative, written beautifully and with […]

Book Review: Three Men in A Float, Across England

Hopping on the topical bandwagon of “slow travel” meant, for British writers Dan Kieran and Ian Vince, driving the full width of England in an electric milk float. This adventure led to the new book Three Men in a Float: Across England at 15mph, a somewhat mad and often hilarious discovery of England and its […]