Brasov: A Great Base to Explore Transylvania

Last updated on March 23rd, 2023 at 11:03 amBrasov is a charming town nestled in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. Just 2 and 1/2 hours by train from Bucharest, it is the perfect base to explore this famous region. Brasov’s close proximity to the capital makes it an easily accessible destination for moderately experienced travelers….

Ultimate Tips on Visiting Amsterdam!

Last updated on August 2nd, 2023 at 08:38 amAmsterdam is one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Its well preserved 17th century guild houses and lovely canal-side terraces offer a charming backdrop. We were fortunate to live in the UNESCO World Heritage listed city center for 3 and 1/2 years, and have written about the…

Is Sofia, Bulgaria Worth Visiting?

Last updated on March 23rd, 2023 at 11:14 amIs Sofia, Bulgaria worth visiting? If you haven’t seen very much of Europe, you may be better off planning visits elsewhere. But if you enjoy off the beaten path destinations, with fewer tourists, then a visit to Sofia might be ideal. It’s also the European Union’s cheapest…

The Many Reasons You Will Love Chania, Crete

Last updated on December 14th, 2021 at 10:43 pmBy Alex Kallimanis: There’s something magical about the second largest town on Greece’s biggest island. We’re frequently asked “where is your favorite place?” Chania, Crete ranks among our top destinations. There are a lot of beautiful places in the world, so the warmth and hospitality of locals…

Romantic Day Trips from Brussels

Last updated on October 14th, 2022 at 11:20 am Brussels is romantic. With an abundance of delicious chocolate, pastries, food, beer and phenomenal architecture like the Grand Place, there’s a lot for couples to love. But Brussels is also a base to explore beautiful and romantic towns in Belgium and neighboring Holland, France and Germany….