Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park - A UNESCO World Heritage Site Plitvice Lakes National Park is another Croatian asset that is on UNESCO's World Heritage listing. Set in the heart of Croatia, it was discovered in 1949. There's some 300 sq kilometres of parkland comprising 16 lakes, forests and … [Read more...]

St. Sofia Day Celebrations in Sofia, Bulgaria

Helen meets a President on her Bulgarian holidays: It's not everyday that one meets a President of a country whilst on holiday and it's certainly not something that you plan for in your travel itinerary. So if by some fluky alignment of the planets, an extraordinary encounter like this happens, … [Read more...]

A walking tour of Athens city

A walking route you can do on your own: Syntagma Square, in front of the Parliament House, is the main square in Athens.  It's also known as Constitution Square and around this area you’ll find the banks, airline offices, shopping centres and malls, restaurants and hotels. This is a good … [Read more...]

The Parthenon – A Temple Dedicated to Goddess Athena

An awe-inspiring heritage from Greece's Golden Age: A highlight of any holiday in Athens is a visit to the Acropolis.  One of the earliest religious complexes in ancient Greece, this awe-inspiring heritage from its the Golden Age still dominates the skyline of modern Athens. The Acropolis is … [Read more...]

Tour Routes in Ireland

Where to go on your Irish trip A Suggested Route for a Comprehensive Irish Tour Ireland has more than enough places of interest to stand on its own as a tour destination, but it is often combined with England and/or Scotland in Europe tour itineraries. The following tour route is … [Read more...]

Salzburg Sightseeing: Sound of Music tour

The Hills are Still alive with the Sound of Music! Fans of the Sound of Music movie will love being in Salzburg as here you'll be able to visit some of the film locations and re-live the movie. Many tour companies do a one day tour of Salzburg, visiting some of the main film locations.  It's … [Read more...]

Portugal: Madeira’s Flower Festival

Madeira's Flower Festival Spring is in the air in Europe and along with spring comes the glorious flower festivals. Whereas Chelsea's annual May Flower Show is world renowned, Madeira has a Flower Festival that dazzles. Every April, the main streets of Funchal are filled with celebrations to … [Read more...]

Monument to Kaiser Wilhelm I (Emperor William)

Monument to Kaiser Wilhelm I (Emperor William) at the Deutsche Ecke, Koblenz See our Photos of Kaiser Wilhelm's Monument HERE RIVER CRUISE GUIDE Bank (Moselle) Left KM 592 Rhein Altitude m/ft Population N/A   Archbishop Diether von Trier donated a small part of the … [Read more...]

Travel to Germany

Germany: a country that's a lot more than Beer, Lederhosen and Cuckoo Clocks! Most people associate travel to Germany with either big modern cities and Mercedes thrashing down autobahns or quaint wood-beamed houses, men in lederhosen and buxom barmaids holding gigantic steins of beer in each hand … [Read more...]