Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral was once described by renowned English architectural historian, Alec Clifton-Taylor, as “the most poetic of the English Cathedrals.” Situated within an easy drive from major cities such as Bristol and Cardiff, the capital of Wales, this majestic monument of architecture makes an excellent addition to any journey to Great Britain. For even more architectural indulgence,…

Matthias Church

The Matthias Church in Budapest is one of the major historical sites to see in on your Hungarian holiday. Known as the Church of St. Matthias or simply Matthias Church, this place of worship is found in the heart of Budapest’s Castle District. You can slip inside for a quiet respite from the bustling streets and take…

Naples Italy Shopping

Naples Italy shopping is some of the most renowned in the whole country due in large part to the amazing shopping districts around the city. Whether you are searching for the newest, high-end designer boutiques, antique shops, vintage clothing, or gifts and trinkets, you will be able to find whatever it is you want. Besides…

Louvre Pyramid

The Louvre Pyramid is one of the most distinctive features of the Parisian landscape. Serving as the grand entrance of one of the world’s finest museums, the pyramid was designed by famed architect I.M. Pei. Opened in 1989 at the bicentennial of the French Revolution, the Pyramid at the Louvre has become been a symbol of the…

Monaco Beaches

Monaco beaches include what is perhaps the most glamorous beach in the world—Larvotto Beach, or Plage du Larvotto (“plage” is the French word for “beach”). This the only Monte Carlo beach you will be able to find unless you are staying at the exclusive Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel, which has its own separate section…

Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain’s second largest city, and the 2,000 year-old capital of Catalunya, is a thriving port town with an excellent year-round climate, a cosmopolitan attitude, and enough art, architecture, nightlife and gastronomical delights to satisfy travelers of all ages and budgets. Indeed, if you are planning to travel Spain Barcelona should not be missed. Barcelona Spain was the…

The Black Forest

The Black Forest

The name of what is arguably the greatest forests of Germany—the Black Forest—often conjures up images of a dark, sinister place. Don’t let the name fool you. The Black Forest in Germany is one of the best places you can go to explore some of the natural beauty the country has to offer. Sitting in…

French History

The history of France is deep and varied, dating back thousands of years to prehistoric man, and moving forward to today, where France is one of the leading nations of Europe. Going way back, the first to inhabit what is now France were the Neanderthals. Evidence of these early Homo sapiens was discovered in the…

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is the most famous square in London, England. Featuring statues at all four square corners, it was originally constructed to commemorate the Battle of Trafalgar which was a victory in the war against Napoleon. Home to Nelson’s Column and a host of other historic monument, Trafalgar Square is located in the city of London….

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

The Moulin Rouge Paris, the famous cabaret, was built as a windmill in 1885, and converted to a dance hall in the 1900s. Immortalized by Toulouse-Lautrec posters, and more recently made famous in the aptly titled film, Moulin Rouge, by Baz Luhrmann. Today the Moulin Rouge Paris offers dinner, and several cabaret shows in the…