Luxor Temple, Luxor, Egypt

Knowing Your Temples on Egypt Tours

Of all history’s great civilizations, few capture the imagination like Egypt. Nourished over millennia by the Nile, this land of pharaohs, hidden tombs, animal-headed gods, and astonishing monuments has fascinated just about everyone, from its ancient contemporaries to the modern-day globetrotter. But after that initial wave of pyramid-induced awe, which temples should you see on […]

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 […]