5 of the best cathedrals in Europe

5 Of The Best Cathedrals In Europe

Have you ever visited a city in Europe without passing by a magnificent cathedral? It seems unlikely, since there are over 1000 cathedrals all over the continent, one more beautiful than the other. The author Robert Louis Stevenson once said…

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Photo of people watching the fireworks in Paris on Bastille day for the Explore The Elements challenge

14 Favorite Travel Moments in 2014

That time of year has finally come. The time when you decorate trees, buy presents, sing carols, drink mulled wine, make lists and ponder upon the year that’s about to end. Now that Christmas has passed, the tree is decorated,…

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What are the off the beaten path attractions of Paris?

Paris Off The Beaten Path

“Is there such a thing as a place that’s off the beaten path in Paris?” – this is the question I kept asking myself while reading blogs about Paris, prior to my trip. The short answer? No, there isn’t. The…

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Bastille Day Adventures In Paris

Bastille Day Adventures In Paris

We have visited Paris during the most crowded week of the year and there was only one reason for this: we wanted to experience the celebrations on Bastille Day, known in France as La FΓͺte Nationale. Although I had an…

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Double holiday to Paris and Oslo

Two Countries, One Holiday

Around January, I got an email from a traveling agency, about their offer of double city breaks. I was intrigued, yet the idea of spending only two days in one city and two days in another city didn’t sound appealing…

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