UNESCO World Heritage Sites

How To Reach Breakneck Speeds Sledding the Preda-Bergun Run

Sledding the Preda-Bergün run.

Last week Eleanor Roosevelt told us to “…reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” We decided to take this advice to heart and go out and do something new and exciting for us, sledding the Preda-Bergün […]

An Enchanting Encounter with the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Inpenetrable Forest

the mountain gorillas of Bwindi in Uganda

Wake Up! It’s Time to Track Mountain Gorillas! Our flashlight lay waiting on the nightstand, and when the alarm went off we struggled through the mosquito netting to reach it. We thought the lights would not go on since we […]

Intriguing Food Stalls of Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh

Intriguing Food Stalls of Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh

Jemaa el Fna – The Heart of the Medina Bubbling cauldrons of soup, steaming bowls of snails, sizzling meat skewers, steaming lambs’ heads, and piles upon piles of fresh green mint–welcome to the incredible Jemaa el Fna, the grand square […]

25 of the Best Things to Do in Bergen in Winter

25 of the Best Things to Do in Bergen in Winter

Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, doesn’t feel like a city at all. It has the homey feeling of a small town, where everyone waves or says “hi” to you each time they see you. A UNESCO World Heritage […]

15+ Our Favorite Places in Spain

15+ Our Favorite Places in Spain

We love Spain. It’s been in our blood for as long as we’ve been a family. In 1985 we tossed our tent and sleeping bags into our little red VW Polo, strapped our three-month old daughter in the car seat, and took […]

Exploring The Souk and Tanneries of Fez, Morocco

Exploring The Souk and Tannery of Fez, Morocco

The ancient city of Fez has been attracting merchants, traders, and tourists for hundreds of years. Most of the old quarters date back nearly 1500 years with their roots in the very early days of Islam in northern Africa. Palaces, […]

The Big 5 Bavarian Christmas Markets – A One Week Itinerary

The Big 5 Bavarian Christmas Markets - A One Week Itinerary

It’s almost winter and visions of steaming mugs of glühwein and the sweet taste of stollen are dancing in my head. In Germany, the onset of winter brings one of my favorite seasons of the year – Christmas market season!

Searching for the Past at Apollonia Archaeological Park, Albania

UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List – Apollonia As our trip to Albania was coming to a close we wanted to find something interesting to break up the five hour drive north from Sarandë to Tirana. We had already been to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites […]

Travel Back in Time to Gammelstad Church Town

Travel Back in Time to Gammelstad Church Town

UNESCO World Heritage Site Gammelstad Church Town I joined a small group of travel writers on an excursion to Luleå, the capital of Swedish Lapland as the guests of Luleå Tourism Board. One of the most interesting locations we visited was the World Heritage Site […]

Searching for the Oracle of Delphi

Searching for the Oracle of Delphi

Consulting the Oracle of Apollo The Temple of Apollo on Mt. Parnassus was revered in ancient times as the place to go before attempting any ambitious endeavor. You would make a significant sacrifice, confer with the oracle, and reap your rewards. […]

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