Kürtőskalács In Budapest A Short Story Budapest is probably one of the World’s most underappreciated cities. In Europe we’ve been to Rome, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Athens, Vienna, and more and we would put Budapest at the top of our list. It has incredible cityscapes and gardens and a walk along the Danube at night isContinue reading “Searching For Kürtőskalács In Budapest”
Rome The Eternal City The expression goes “all roads lead to Rome” but the center of the Roman Empire was actually the Foro Romano or the Roman Forum. Rome was the center of Roman civilization for over 1,200 years from its founding in 753 BC. The Roman age went through a number of phases fromContinue reading “The Forum In Rome, The Eternal City”
Rising up out of the center of Athens, Greece is the Acropolis. It is located on a rock formation that rises 490 ft above the sea . The semi-flat surface covers an area of about 7.4 acres which makes it a pretty small place to be recognized as the birthplace of Western civilization. The claimContinue reading “The Heart of Athens the Acropolis”
A 3 hour hike around some of the major attractions in Florence Italy. Visit the Pitti Palace and gardens, Piazzale Michelangelo overlooking Florence and the iconic Ponte Vecchio.
Temple Bar in Dublin is famous. Many people mistakenly think it actually was a bar but that’s not the origins of the name. In the seventeenth century a famous Dubliner, Sir William Temple was the provost of Trinity College. Sir Temple owned property along the river Liffey. In the river in front of his landContinue reading “Pub Hopping in Dublin”
Carthagenians, Romans, Moors and Spanish have all added to the heritage of this remarkable seaside city. Culture, archeology and architecture all add to the character of this Spanish city with much to see and explore.
A Day Trip From Barcelona this mountain attracts hikers and rock climbers from around the world. The mountain is also a religious destination that features restaurants and two hotels
Want to see Rome in a day? A tour of the iconic and major sites of Rome, The Eternal City. Including information on using the Rome Metro and trains.
While Barcelona may be the gastronomic heart of the Spanish Mediterranean don’t overlook the Balearic Islands, and Palma de Majorca. Nowhere in Spain is tapas practiced with more imagination and flare. In 18th-century Spain tapas were served at guest quarters, taverns and bodegas, that provided meals for travelers. Since few people could read or write,Continue reading “Sampling Tapas in Palma de Mallorca”
After a long day walking thru Rome and a late lunch on the Via Veneto finding a wine bar for happy hour would be just the place to unwind. Trimani Enoteca A good choice would be the highly rated Trimani Enoteca which genuinely deserves the praise it gets. Trimani has been a name in RomeContinue reading “Rome’s Trimani Enoteca, a Wine Bar”