Batalha Monastery; Centro Region; Portugal

Batalha Monastery | Portugal

Batalha Monastery | Portugal Leiria, Portugal The Monastery of Batalha (or Monastery of Our Lady of Victory; port. Convento de Santa Maria da Vitória) is a symbol of the late Gothic, flamboyant architectural style. Work on this monastery began in 1386 and was...
Trogir coast with promenade; Croatia in summer

Trogir Promenade | Croatia in summer

Trogir Promenade | Croatia in summer Croatia, Trogir This small Croatian town on the Adriatic coast has earned the title of UNESCO cultural heritage site. This is mainly due to the Venetian architecture of the Trogir’s town centre. However, it’s not only the...
Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens – Vienna; Austria

Schönbrunn Palace – Vienna | Austria

Schönbrunn Palace - Vienna | Austria Austria, Vienna You can’t say you’ve seen Vienna if you haven’t visited this rococo Schönbrunn Palace. Once the former seat of the Habsburgs (say you know the story of Empress Sisi!), it’s now a museum....
Presidential Palace in the center of Warsaw, capital of Poland

Presidential Palace in Warsaw | Poland

Presidential Palace in Warsaw | Poland Poland, Warsaw We are used to calling this palace in Warsaw “The Presidential”, however, it has been a seat of Polish presidents only since 1994. This largest palace in Warsaw was also called: Koniecpolski Palace,...
City center of Florence and shopping in Italy

Florence city center | Italy

Florence city center | Italy Florence, Italy The historic centre of Florence has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1982. The city’s more than 600 years of splendour are reflected in the architecture of the central square It is home to monuments...
Reasons to visit Aveiro in the North of Portugal

Aveiro – is it worth a visit? | Portugal

Aveiro - is it worth a visit? | Portugal Aveiro, Portugal Aveiro is often overlooked by tourists visiting Portugal. They usually head straight to Lisbon, Porto or visit towns in the Algarve region. However, there are several reasons why you should take a day or two to...
Castello Estense (or Castello di San Michele) - Ferrara, Italy

Castello Estense – Ferrara | Italy

Castello Estense - Ferrara | Italy Ferrara, Italy The distinctive features of Castello Estense (or Castello di San Michele) are four fortified towers and a moat with a drawbridge. The whole brings to mind the original function of this palace: a defensive fortress....
Panorama of Geneva and Lake Geneva from Jet d'Eau | Switzerland

Panorama of Geneva | Switzerland

Panorama of Geneva | Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland Geneva is the second-largest city in Switzerland, after Zurich. It is located in the area where the Rhine River flows into Lake Geneva. Geneva’s main language is French, but if you’re just passing...