The Magnificent Brussels Hôtel de Ville

Brussels Hotel de Ville

BRUSSELS' HOTEL DE VILLE IS THE MOST MAGNIFICENT BUILDING ON THE GRAND PLACE: There are many great buildings on Brussels' Grand Place, but none beats the magnificence of the Hôtel de Ville (Brussels Town Hall or Stadhuis in Dutch). This Gothic building from the Middle Ages is one of Belgium's … [Read more...]

Atomium – A Futuristic Brussels Icon

Atomium

BUILT FOR EXPO 58, THE ATOMIUM IS JUST AS POPULAR TODAY: One of the more unique landmarks of Brussels is the Atomium, a 102-metre high steel-clad structure that marks the city's skyline. The Atomium represents the atoms of an iron crystal enlarged 165 billion times over. Made up of nine spheres … [Read more...]

Gare de Lyon – France’s Third Busiest Railway Station

Gare de Lyon

GARE DE LYON WAS BUILT FOR THE WORLD EXPOSITION OF 1900: Gare de Lyon, in the 12th arrondissement, is one of the six main terminus railway stations in Paris. Built for the World Exposition of 1900, the architecture of the building reflects the building style of the period, with a huge clock tower … [Read more...]

Great British Beer Festival 2014 – London

GBBF

900 Real Ales and Ciders at the CAMRA Great British Beer Festival at London Olympia: If the promise of 900 real ales, ciders, perries and foreign beers sounds like a good enough reason to visit London, then plan your travel to London for early August!  The annual Great British Beer Festival … [Read more...]

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2014

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations

SCHLOSSBELEUCHTUNGEN - HEIDELBERG CASTLE FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA: Everyone loves a good fireworks display and when the setting is as beautiful as Heidelberg Castle and the Neckar River, the show is even more magical. Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2014 Each summer, on three Saturday nights, … [Read more...]