5 Best European Destinations to Visit in July

Ah Europe in July. An oven! Sprinkled with some summer storms. Isn’t that what everyone wishes to enjoy during a vacation? Ok, ok, enough with the sarcasm. If you are looking for the best European Destinations to visit in July then look no further than…the entire continent. Yes, I am serious. It is high season,…

Bird’s Eye View Over Munich

I probably sound like a broken record when I say that Munich is truly a special gem in Europe. Not only is it a clean, safe and easy to navigate, but the view looking out over the old town, transports you right back in time. Munich is a city in the heart of Bavaria, Germany.…

A Historical Ride on the Green Arrow in Romania

The Green Arrow (Ro: Săgeata Verde) has been in operation in (current) Western Romania between 1906 and 1991. Originally there were three sectors on the route: Arad – Ghioroc, Ghioroc – Pâncota, and Ghioroc- Radna. Today, the only line left is the one connecting Arad to Ghioroc and is the only suburban tram line still…

Bird’s Eye View Over Venice

One of the many highlights of our time in Venice, Italy included a visit to The Doge’s Palace which is now a museum. It is situated on the left of the Piazzetto San Marco and faces the beautiful lagoon which forms part of the stunning views from the windows of the palace. We discovered through…

Bird’s Eye View over Stockholm

I took this picture from the top of Storkyrkan Tower in the old center of Stockholm. A great way to escape the mid-summer crowds in the charming streets below, the climb – only available with a guided tour – is worth the effort. Storkyrkan is a medieval-era church, and the tower was originally used to…

A Guide to Some of the Lookout Points in Lisbon

A guest post by Paroma from Year of the Monkey Lisbon is unlike any other capital city in Western Europe. It does not have Paris’s Eiffel Tower, London’s Big Ben nor Berlin’s Great Wall. What it lacks in a major landmark is made up for by its understated charm, friendly people, and the beautiful miradouros…

5 Best European Destinations to Visit in June

June is one of the best months to explore the European destinations. You cannot choose wrongly, no matter what country you have in mind. Northern Europe is warm now and Southern Europe is not yet hot. The tourists are not all over the places, either.

Bird’s Eye View Over Budapest

As a Hungarian, Budapest has a special place in my heart. With its famous ruin pubs, spas, farmers markets, historical buildings, museums and parks it has something for everyone. Gellért Hill is a nice lookout point at 235 meter. It is a part of the World Heritage Sites List from 1987. It’s a bit of…