Discovering European Capitals of Culture

Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]

Our 2014 Travels in 50 Photos

2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, [...]

Abandoned Boat, Lake Muddusjarvi, Inari, Finland

We went for a visit outside of Inari to a sled dog farm, where the owners of our hotel take in "problem" dogs and rehabilitate and train them to pull sleds. The dog farm is [...]

By |2014-06-04T14:54:12-05:00June 4, 2014|Categories: Europe, Finland, Photo of the Day|Tags: |0 Comments

Dry Dock, Suomenlinna Fortress, Helsinki, Finland

The Fortress of Suomenlinna, a Unesco World Heritage site, is constructed on a series of six islands in Helsinki harbor. It was built by the Swedes, who then controlled Finland, starting in the middle of [...]

By |2014-06-03T03:38:39-05:00June 3, 2014|Categories: Europe, Finland, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments