Rome

ultimate guide to visiting Rome

Picture Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday Rome is usually at the top of everyone’s list when they consider visiting Italy, and for good reason. Most people picture riding a Vespa around the cobblestone streets with a view of the Roman Forum and Colosseum. Sounds romantic, doesn’t it? First, I will advise you to avoid trying […]

Capri

Capri guide

Welcome to the ultimate guide to Capri! The legend of Capri. Once upon a time, there lived two young people deeply in love. His name was Vesuvius and hers was Capri. Unfortunately, much like many of Shakespeare’s plays, the families of the two lovers were against this pairing. In order to separate the couple, Capri’s […]

Providenciales

History The original settlers of these islands were the Taino and Lucayan Indians. They forged a rich history of seafaring, salt raking, and farming. The Indians introduced words such as ‘canoe’ and ‘Caicos’ which are derived from the Arawak language. Christopher Columbus set foot on the capital island of Grand Turk during his discovery voyage […]

Paris

Complete Travel guide on Paris France

Fun Facts About Paris Getting Around Use the Metro for getting around the city. While it can be daunting for a first-timer, it is the easiest and most frugal way of moving to other parts of Paris. This underground system has 16 interconnected lines and over 133 miles of lines. A word of warning. Don’t […]

Saarbrücken

Saarbrucken, Germany

For my Fellow History Nerds Saarbrücken is pronounced saar·bruh·kn, check out this YouTube video to hear it being said. This town is filled with museums, beautiful gardens, and a World Heritage Site. Baroque-style buildings, such as the palace, and the Schlossplatz, show off the beauty of the 18th century. Getting around Saarbrücken Parking Location: Fürstenstraße […]

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Harpers Ferry

Before I started my trek through the Shenandoah National Park, I decided to make a stop in Harpers Ferry. I remembered extraordinarily little from my history classes about this place but was quickly caught up by my travel buddy, Summer, who was reading anything she could find on Google.  Make sure you check out the Harpers […]

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Some History First Have you ever wanted to step foot into the feudal past? Well, this town is for you! Thankfully it has survived hundreds of years of war and conflict and is one of the best places in Germany to see a medieval town. It is also known as one of Germany’s most well-preserved […]

Colmar

History of the City The first mention of this city was in 823 by the son of Charlemagne, Emperor Louis le Pieux. Through the centuries, the town continued to grow in architecture, art, and politics. During the 15th and 16th centuries, winemaking became a source of immense wealth and more austere buildings were constructed. One […]

Zurich

Some History First Zurich is not only the country’s financial center but also the headquarters of world business financial giants. The city also has become known as one of Europe’s cleanest, wealthiest cities. The standard of living is extremely high which pushes it to the top of the “most livable cities in the world” lists. […]

Frankfurt

Frankfurt Germany

Some History First Frankfurt is known as the financial capital of Germany and from the highway (autobahn) it looks very modern. However, there are some ancient things to see while visiting. This city also played a significant role in history. It suffered greatly from the bombings during World War II but was lovingly restored in […]

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