Tips for Visiting Florence’s Duomo
The Duomo complex in Florence, Italy, consists of several attractions and requires special planning to see everything effectively. If you are planning to visit the world-famous Duomo in Florence, check out our step-by-step guide.
One Day in Florence: The Ultimate Itinerary
If you only have 24 hours to visit Florence, Italy, our 1-day itinerary will make sure you experience much of what the city has to offer…with a desire to return for more.
20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Florence, Italy
Florence, Italy, is the birthplace of the Renaissance, and is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Here are 20 photos to inspire you to visit Florence!
10 Free Things to Do in Oxford, England
Ah, Oxford! The City of Dreaming Spires is most famous for its 800-year-old University, but nowadays the city is a bustling cosmopolitan town with a mix of ancient and modern. While there are plenty of activities in Oxford that cost a pretty pound, there are plenty of free (but premium) things to occupy your visit. Here is a list of our favorite ten free things to do in Oxford, England.
Getting the Shot: Hogwarts
The Great Hall at Christ Church College was used as the inspiration for the Great Hall of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. The location is beautifully impressive – and a challenge to photograph. Find out how to capture the empty elegance of the Great Hall, even on a day crowded with tourists.
Getting the Shot: Big Ben
The clock tower at Westminster, colloquially known as Big Ben, is one of the most iconic symbols of London. Here’s how to get an epic shot of one of the world’s most famous landmark.
The Chapel of the Boy Who Lost His Sainthood
Nestled in a small town in Rhine Valley is the ruins of a chapel dedicated to a boy who was once a saint…and then lost his sainthood.
Ten Favorite World Cities
Often times people ask us about our most favorite cities that we’ve visited. Believe it or not, coming up with only ten is much more difficult that you might think. In the end, our choices are primarily guided by how each of these cities make us feel.
The Church With the Devil’s Footprint
Munich’s massive Frauenkirche – the Church of Our Lady – is particularly famous for one very odd distinction: it bears the devil’s footprint inside its hallowed halls.
Storing Your Luggage at the Munich Train Station
Here’s what you need to know to store your luggage safely and cheaply at Munich’s train station during your long stopover. It’s much better than hauling your stuff around as you explore the city.
A Sobering Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp
Dachau Concentration Camp was built in Nazi Germany as a "model camp" for other concentration camps. It mainly housed political prisoners, dissidents, and resistance fighters. The facility was designed to hold 5,000 prisoners. Population numbers fluctuated throughout...
Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia
Just steps from Marienplatz (Mary's Square) is St. Peter's Church, home to one of Munich's most bizarre relics. Inside the church on the left-hand side is a glass coffin containing the jeweled skeleton remains of Saint Munditia: the matron saint of matrons (or...