Training for a Bike Tour in Italy, Kris and Tom Style

Training 101: Shovel bike out of the snow. This seems like a good day to talk about the extensive training Tom and I are factoring into our upcoming Italy bike tour. As you [...]

By | 2018-04-19T15:55:32+00:00 April 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Europe, Italy, Packing Tips, Travel Tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

Kronborg Castle, Helsingor, Denmark

Kronborg Castle in Helsingor. You can imagine the ghost of Hamlet, Senior walking the walls. You'll also have to imagine it's night. Kronborg Castle in Helsingor, Denmark, immortalized in Shakespeare's Hamlet as Elsinore, [...]

By | 2018-03-13T20:51:11+00:00 March 13, 2018|Categories: Denmark, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

Sepulchre of Frederick II, Roskilde Cathedral, Denmark

The beautiful decoration of the tomb of Denmark's King Frederick II shows through the whitewash. The Roskilde Cathedral (Domkirke) of the ancient capital of Denmark is the first Gothic cathedral to be built [...]

By | 2018-03-13T18:22:09+00:00 March 13, 2018|Categories: Denmark, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

28 Things to Do and See in Rome

The Temple of Saturn is the iconic ruin the the Roman Forum. When you think of things to do in Rome, keep one main thing in mind. Rome is the capital city of [...]

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden

The main stairs of the Drottningholm Palace, a Unesco World Heritage site outside Stockholm, Sweden. There are 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden. On our visit in 2014, we visited two of [...]

By | 2018-03-09T21:09:25+00:00 March 9, 2018|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in France

The front door of the Strasbourg Cathedral. The center of the city of Strasbourg is a Unesco World Heritage site. There are 43 Unesco World Heritage Sites in France, the fourth most after [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:30:14+00:00 March 6, 2018|Categories: Europe, France, History Travel, Unesco World Heritage Sites|0 Comments