European Travel

The Hungarian Parliament: The Icon Of A Country

The Hungarian Parliament: The Icon Of A Country

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Sydney has the Opera House and New York has the Statue of Liberty. They are iconic structures that instantly identify a city. Budapest has the Hungarian Parliament building. A striking building that has become the symbol for not only a […]

Checking Out The Belvedere Palace in Vienna

Checking Out The Belvedere Palace in Vienna

It should come as no surprise with Vienna’s royal history that it has some of the best palaces in Europe. One of them is the Baroque masterpiece the Belvedere. Once considered outside the city it is a short walk from the city center in the […]

Prime London Treasures Are Found In Maritime Greenwich

Prime London Treasures Are Found In Maritime Greenwich

London is one of the most popular travel destinations.  It has loads of history, top notch museums, the allure of royalty, and much more.  While many travelers never leave the city center, venturing out leads to some great experiences. One of the best examples is […]

The Top Places To View The Berlin Wall

The Top Places To View The Berlin Wall

There is perhaps no greater symbol of division than the Berlin Wall.  It was built to keep East Germans from entering West Berlin between 1961 and 1989.  The wall encircled the three zones that made up democratic west from the communist east.  As the Soviet […]

Visiting Berlin’s Historic Reichstag

Visiting Berlin’s Historic Reichstag

Berlin’s 2nd most famous landmark behind the nearby Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag has a short yet turbulent history.  It was built as the meeting place for the German Empire, became famous for its role in the rise of Hitler, sat dormant during the Cold War, […]

The Seven Must See Places In Stockholm

The Seven Must See Places In Stockholm

Stockholm is one of the most picturesque cities anywhere.  It is surrounded by water as it sits on several islands between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea.  The gorgeous natural setting is only enhanced by the wonderful and diverse styles of architecture.  Stockholm has a […]

Antoni Gaudí’s Outdoor Wonderland: Park Güell

Antoni Gaudí’s Outdoor Wonderland: Park Güell

Like every project world renowned architect Antoni Gaudí designed, Park Güell is anything but an ordinary public space. Nature is enhanced by architecture that puts a spotlight on its beauty.  With bold designs fantastical structures, and splashes of color Gaudí has created one of the […]

Hanging Out in Haarlem: The Perfect Day Trip From Amsterdam

Hanging Out in Haarlem: The Perfect Day Trip From Amsterdam

Anyone looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam has many options for a day trip. One of the best is a short train ride away in Haarlem. Whether you are in the mood for world class museums or looking to soak […]

Touring The Vasa Museum in Stockholm

Touring The Vasa Museum in Stockholm

It’s not the kind of fame anyone seeks out.  You become famous for failing.  The Vasa was widely heralded as the ultimate ship during its construction and much like Titanic, sank during its maiden voyage.  What was once lost, then rediscovered, and eventually salvaged, the […]

Exploring Stockholm’s Gamla Stan

Exploring Stockholm’s Gamla Stan

The city of Stockholm is one of Europes treasures.  The stunning architecture is surpassed only but its picturesque setting.  Of the 14 islands that make up the city, 3 of them are part of the old town or Gamla Stan and will be one of […]