Berlin’s Topography of Terror: A History Lesson in Atrocity

  On a recent trip to Berlin I visited the new Topography of Terror Museum, along with My Destination Berlin, who filmed the experience alongside me. Berlin’s Topography of Terror offers wonderful historical insight into the horror of human cruelty. The new documentation and exhibition center opened in 2010 on top of the former Gestapo and…

How to Experience Bellagio Cheaper

Bellagio is a strikingly beautiful town on Lake Como, but it can be expensive to stay as it is very touristy. On our final trip as residents of Europe, we scored cheap Ryanair tickets from Dublin to Italy. You can fly cheaply to the medieval town of Bergamo  and be and hour from Milan and…

Rotterdam’s Old Harbour Mingles Past, Present and Future

Rotterdam isn’t on most people’s must see lists when touring Europe, but Europe’s largest port city is definitely worth visiting if you’re travelling between Brussels and Amsterdam by train. Up until 2002, Rotterdam was the largest port in the world until it was overtaken by Shanghai, and in terms of cargo freight, it’s still the…

Eating Our Way Through Boston’s Historic Towns

Boston is famous for being the birthplace of the American Revolution, and being a beacon in the world of higher education with the nation’s oldest university in Harvard and other world class universities like MIT in Cambridge. It’s a great city for exploring America’s history and taking in pretty sites like a stroll along the beautiful…