UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Jordan Road Trip – Sidetrack to Um er-Rasas

Driving in Jordan Our wintertime, week-long self drive through Jordan was one of the best road trips we’ve been on. Driving through the countryside is, for the most part, relaxed and easygoing. Of course, we were sharing the road with all […]

Prague at Night

Prague at Night – The Spark is Back

As you read last week, we were heading to Prague for the weekend with a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Prague is an incredibly beautiful city with it’s towers and spires piercing the skyline, and, of course, the food and […]

Fortified Churches in Transylvania

Finding the Fortified Churches of Transylvania

Transylvania is known for more than vampires and werewolves. This beautiful corner of Romania is a must for visitors to the country and some of the top attractions for any traveler are the Fortified Churches of Transylvania.

Mont St. Michel – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Iconically French, and a View to Charish – Mont St. Michel Sitting in my high school French class, I can remember struggling through a watered-down French version of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. The illustration on the well-worn soft cover was […]

Istanbul Postcard

Istanbul Postcard

  It’s no secret that Turkey is one of my favorite countries in the entire world, so it should come as no surprise that its largest city,  İstanbul, is that siren that is always calling my name.  Jim and I […]

Zambian Wildebeest

Zambian Wildebeest

Safari is the life for me! When I was a small girl I dreamed of living with the animals in Africa. I played “safari” where I had to save the hippos or elephants or monkeys. They would become my friends and […]

Greece Postcard

Greece Postcard

  Greece is one of those places that calls to me on a regular basis.  We’ve been there a few times, and are planning more (like for TBEX in October!). Here are some of our other posts highlighting this fascinating […]

World Heritage Site - Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

The Stunning Cascades of Croatia’s First National Park

A UNESCO World Heritage Site – Plitvice Lakes Images of emerald green lake beds one on top of the other, almost like pancakes with the syrup running down the sides beckoned me, and Plitvice Lakes became number one on my […]

Qatar Al Zubarah

Qatar’s One and Only World Heritage Site – Al Zubarah

An Ancient Fort on the Sands of Arabia During our short time in the desert country of Qatar, we knew that we were going to  want to go to Al Zubarah, the one and only UNESCO World Heritage Site in the […]

Early Spring Hallstatt

Early Spring in Hallstatt

A UNESCO World Heritage Site on a stunning lake… Hallstatt may be beautiful and charming in the winter when it’s covered in pillows and blankets of fresh fallen snow. Or in spring with bursts of colorful flowers trimming every window.

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