Category Archives: UNESCO World Heritage Sites

An Amazing Road Trip Tunisia – A Travel Guide

Blue boat and aqua waters of the Mediterranean Sea

Our last trip to North Africa was to Egypt, which we loved, and we couldn’t wait to do something like it again. When we first started researching our Tunisia road trip, we found Roman ruins instead of pyramids. We were intrigued, until now all we had ever heard about Tunisia was the all-inclusive beach resorts. […]

Xian Itinerary and Terracotta Warriors Planning Guide

As iconic and exotic as Egypt, every child in America learns a little about Chinese history; it was one of those places that I just could not wait to get to. The Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the world heritage Xian Clay Army are probably the top three sights to see, and we were […]

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! Living in Bavaria, We were smack-dab in the midst of the quaintest, quirkiest, and even oldest […]

The Ultimate Great Wall of China Planning Guide

Traveling around China, especially to those special world heritage sites like the Forbidden Palace and the Terra Cotta Warriors, makes you feel like you are really traveling. Between the language barrier and the cultural differences, sometimes it’s a little intimidating, and we know that if you go to China one of the things you want […]

Yosemite National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Yosemite National Park UNESCO World Heritage

    Can you believe that I’ve been married to a native Californian for over 25 years; we visit the state at least every other year, and I had never been to Yosemite National Park?! We’ve been to national parks all ofver the country like Denali, Theodore Roosevelt, and even hard to get to Katmai, […]

Best Things To Do in Wroclaw

Wrocław, pronounced “Rotes – slav”, is a beautiful Polish medieval city with a vibrant cultural scene. Looking at the restored buildings in the historic center one can imagine what life may have been like four or five hundred years ago, while sipping a nice Starbucks café latte macchiato! The view from this café is incredible and, […]

Amazing Things To Do in Graz, Austria

Amazing things to do in Graz Austria

Austria, the country of beautiful mountains, castles, rivers, and a bunch of really interesting cities to visit. Just recently we visited the UNESCO World Heritage City of Design, Graz. We knew we were in for a treat with the architecture, but we had no idea how much there was to see and do in Graz. […]

Navigating The Vatican City – Top Travel Tips and Hints

There are so many reasons to visit Rome, but one of the most compelling is the fact that, inside its environs, it houses a whole other country, the Vatican City.  A full city-state of its own, the Stato della Città del Vaticano has been the home of the Pope for over six centuries. It is a monarchy, but […]

Visit Europe’s Only Real Fairytale City – Odense!

Visit Europe's Only Real Fairytale City - Odense!

Finding the Father of All Fairytale Authors in Odense, Denmark Europe is full of quaint, pastel fairytale cities, but there is no place that deserves that distinction more than Odense, Denmark. The birthplace of arguably the most famous fairytale author of all time, Hans Christian Andersen, Odense certainly fits the bill. No matter where you […]

The Best Things to Do in Lucca, Italy

Just Another Hidden Gem in Italy - Lucca

On our jaunt down to Liguria, where we hiked between the five towns of Cinque Terre, feasted on the amazing basil pesto, and basked in the pink glow of the sun setting into the sea, we did take some time out to take a day trip to a town I had heard plenty about Lucca. […]

The Best Places to See Dutch Tulips

How And Where To Go - Chasing Holland Tulips

Dutch Flowers, especially their Tulips, are World Famous! Let’s face it, there’s two main things tourists want to see when they go to Holland, tulips and windmills. I have to say, I’m not the exception to that rule! Dutch tulip fields are an amazing sight in the spring, it’s like a rainbow fell out of […]

Venice Photography Tips

Venice - The Challenges Of Photography & Our Top Photo Tips To Handle Them

Mastering Photography at Venice’s Top Sights Venice is a traveler’s and photographer’s dream….well almost. Romantic gondolas, cafes along the canals, beautiful Venetian architecture, cathedrals and palaces, so much to see and do and yes, eat. We love it all. The problem is that we are far from the only ones that love it. No matter […]

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