Travel

Once a quiet city in the southwest corner of Flanders, Ypres hides a complex history beneath its traditional Belgian facade. From a first glance at the stunning architecture of the Cloth Hall, the towering Menin Gate and the ornate gothic spires of St.
Of the many reasons to love living in or traveling through Europe, many people bring up its rich history. When compared with the history of North American cities or regions, European cities and countries can offer centuries of stories and events that have shaped what a place looks like today.
Of the many reasons to love living in or traveling through Europe, many people bring up its rich history. When compared with the history of North American cities or regions, European cities and countries can offer centuries of stories and events that have shaped what a place looks like today.
Once a quiet city in the southwest corner of Flanders, Ypres hides a complex history beneath its traditional Belgian facade. From a first glance at the stunning architecture of the Cloth Hall, the towering Menin Gate and the ornate gothic spires of St.
There are just some places that stick out in your memory more than others. Though I’ve visited more castles than I can count, I certainly remember a select few that were above the rest.
Something many don’t know about me is my parents are paranormal investigators. Really.
Ah, Spain. I can taste the sangria now as I sit here and reminisce about my time there. What an incredible country! From the friendly people to the tastiest tapas, Spain stole my heart right away. If you have the pleasure of traveling to Spain in the late fall/early winter, you’re in luck.
The best thing about European cities is all the history that awaits to be uncovered. From the museums housing a city’s most ancient artifacts to a memorial of an important battle — these places tell the story about how these cities came to be.
It seems like only yesterday my husband and I were conquering Europe city by city – taking trips on a whim and utilizing last-minute fares to go explore. Once we had kids, plenty of people commented that our travelling days were over. We decided to prove them wrong.
Shrouded in centuries of myths and legends, the idyllic southwest edge of England is a well-kept secret. Beyond the bustling metropolis of London is a treasure trove hidden gems waiting to be discovered.
Weiden in der Oberpfalz is a hidden gem providing all the charm of a quintessential Bavarian town. The size of this modest city makes it both easy to explore on foot in an afternoon, and vibrant enough to provide a real glimpse of daily German life.
The charming water village of Giethoorn is home to less than 3,000 people and known as the “Dutch Venice.” This amazing village is located in the province of Overijssel in the east of the Netherlands. Here you can gently glide through the canals as you view traditional thatched-roof farmhouses.
When I set out to decide what wine regions to capture, I truly had a difficult time. Europe is the most renowned continent for wine production after all. There are so many wine regions throughout Europe that offer their own history and types of wine.
The Rhine River has long been a source of inspiration for people. From winemakers to storytellers and poets, a trip along the Rhine will be sure to include tales of epic battles, alluring sirens atop dangerous rocks and river robberies.
Upon arrival to the German isle of Sylt, the scene that stretched out before me made the heart of this native-New Englander sing. Soft white sand dunes the size of houses, topped with golden-green beach grass.
There is a tiny city on a tiny island in a very big ocean. Sardinia’s capital, Cagliari, is only 33 square miles, a blip on the radar when compared to the major Italian cities like Rome, nearly 500 square miles.