Vitosha Boulevard with Sveta Nedelya Cathedral and Vitosha Mountain in background, Sofia, Bulgaria

Bucharest, Sofia, and Belgrade – 3 Emerging Cities to Visit on European Tours

If considering an Eastern Europe vacation, Bucharest, Sofia, and Belgrade are 3 cities which will provide you with rewarding and enjoyable visits. In the days of the Iron Curtain, Eastern Europe was, to a degree, an undeveloped region for tourism. I did visit Romania, Bulgaria, and the old Yugoslavia just before Soviet control was lifted. […]

Marble hidden bay in old city centre of Dubrovnik, Croatia

The World of Ice and Fire: 10 Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Europe

Winter is over. As the worldwide television sensation Game of Thrones comes to an end, its popularity has never been higher. And in addition to the dragons, ice zombies, and castle sieges that the show brought us, it also delivered exquisite views of some of Europe’s loveliest locations. To commemorate the show’s finale, we’re showcasing […]

Portofino and the Mediterranean, Italy

Bask in the Beauty of the Mediterranean on an Italy Vacation

Many parts of the Italian coastline are dramatically impressive. One area in particular offers not only outstanding scenic beauty, on an Italy vacation, but also interesting cities, towns, and resorts. Italy’s north-west coast stretches from the French border along the Italian Riviera all the way to the outstanding Cinque Terre region. If you look at a […]

Kotor on a beautiful summer day, Montenegro

Consider a Montenegro Vacation, an Up-and-Coming Destination in Europe

Although perhaps not as well-known as its next-door neighbour, Croatia, a Montenegro vacation is emerging as Europe‘s next must-do.  Montenegro’s attractions include an outstandingly beautiful coastline with a dramatic mountain backdrop, wonderful sandy secluded beaches, fascinating historical sites, and friendly people. It is a destination which is not overly expensive or commercialized. The coastline is […]