Forbes magazine once rated Florence as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This Italian city of Florence is the capital of Tuscany and is very well-known for its history dating back to medieval times when it was a centre for trade and finance. It was also the capital of the Kingdom of Italy between 1865 and 1871, and was once home to the very powerful and wealthy Medici family.
Visitors to Rome have a major problem because there is simply too much to see. The following 10 places to view make a great way to experience and remember Rome.
It is a good idea to book your trip to Rome at least three days in advance. There are plenty of good hotels there, so grab your suitcase and learn the magical powers of the eternal city as soon as you can!
Notre-Dame Cathedral is 850 years old and famous for its incredible Gothic architecture, but what makes it special apart from being mentioned in a novel?
Tunisia is a Mediterranean oasis complete with the Sahara Desert, an amazing shoreline, and a train used in an Indiana Jones film! This country is filled with natural and man-made wonders, so come on! Let’s explore them!
Think Champagne – think weddings, romance and celebration
Think Gluhwein – think snow, mountains and après ski
Think Guinness – what do you get?
For me Guiness embodies the spirit of Ireland – hospitality, conviviality, cozy pubs and laughter; and they used to say, before the days of the dreary Trade Descriptions Act, that the Guinness is Good for You!
Portugal is a wonderful and culturally rich vacation destination that dates back to, well, pretty much the beginning of time! Neanderthals originally called Portugal home, and today, the Portuguese republic has a wonderful sense of itself that it loves to show off in its many museums. Begin your museum tour of Portugal with these seven mesmerizing institutions!
The Basque city was once known for its heavy industry and thriving ports; not particularly attractive prospects for attracting tourism. Over the past couple of decades though, like a phoenix from the ashes, Bilbao has reinvented itself as a young, dynamic and aesthetically beautiful holiday destination.
Egypt sure was something thousands of years ago, and guess what? It still is! Cairo is the country’s capital, and you’ll find plenty of old and new to explore when visiting the Middle East’s largest city.
You can laze the day away in the sun, you can wander the many historical sites and museums for a hands-on education, you can enjoy a fabulous dinner at any one of the fine eateries, and then dance the night away at one of the many clubs. The magic of Marseille, France cannot be overstated!
As my readers know, one biggie in my book is UNESCO. Well, guess what? Today’s travel location, Syracuse, Sicily, is on UNESCO’s World Heritage listings twice! So let’s head off to Syracuse, Sicily, Italy!
Croatia is an unspoiled European gem that is quickly gaining tourism steam. Let’s tour some essential sights in Zagreb, its capital!
Read on while I discuss some of the treasures of Thailand sure to capture your imagination.
Steeped in history, Poland’s second largest city, Krakow, is something to see. Dating back to the Stone Age, this beautiful city is one of Poland’s most important academic, artistic, cultural, and economic hubs; it was even the capital of the country at one time! So come on, let’s go visit Krakow!
There is nothing better than viewing world-renowned art or learning about past civilizations. Let’s head to Toronto and check this city’s best museums!
Metéora is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the surrounding area offers hikers and adventure-seekers a breathtaking workout and views from the “middle of the sky.” Let’s dive into adventure, then!