Gdańsk, or the broader tri-city area including Sopot and Gdynia, has a charm quite unlike it's Polish companion cities. As a major Baltic port, streets of distinctively un-Polish architecture can be seen which is influenced by the wealthy merchants who shaped the city’s past and the present. The beaches and the long piers, the pleasure-boat... Continue Reading →
At the end of autumn and with the onset of winter, long nights becomes the norm, cold and often laden with rain or snow. Streets become deserted, more so in current pandemic times... It might sound really dull and grey for someone spending his winter in Europe, and you already might have started counting days... Continue Reading →
No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to Montmartre, the hill overlooking northern central Paris, famous for its dazzling basilica and its lively narrow streets thronged with bistros, restaurants and artists. After the Eiffel tower, the Louvre and Notre Dame cathedral, Montmartre is one of the four must-see locations of Paris. Visitors walking... Continue Reading →
Springtime brings flowering tulips, daffodils and other bulb flowers to Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, The Netherlands. Keukenhof Gardens, also known as the Garden of Europe, is one of the largest flower gardens in the world, with about seven million flowering bulbs planted every year. The colorful tulips that have become symbolic of Holland are in... Continue Reading →
Berlin is an old city with a young heart and one of the most fun, coolest, most diverse and eclectic cities in Europe. There’s a constant sense of motion here...
The East Side Gallery is one of Berlin’s most historic landmarks that has also been turned into an artistic landmark. The 1.3 km part of the Berlin Wall is the longest part that is still largely intact. The East Side Gallery is visited at all times of the day and night by visitors, locals, and... Continue Reading →
Bruges, an hour away from the capital city of Brussels by train, is one of the major cities in Belgium that has recently gained popularity as a tourist destination because it offers rich Belgian history and culture. Picturesque cobbled lanes and dreamy canals link photogenic market squares lined with soaring towers, historical churches and lane after... Continue Reading →