Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, their buildings and plant collections, combine to form a unique testimony to 18th Century landscape garden design. Garden art and botanical science utilized here were subsequently diffused around the world.
The assemblage of historical buildings at Greenwich represents the height of Neo Classical English architecture and English maritime achievement. Greenwich is designated a Unesco World Heritage site.
Stonehenge, of course, is probably the most famous of the Unesco World Heritage sites in the UK. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the full name of the country [...]
This photo counts as one of my favorites: The Bernina Express rail line in the Swiss Alps. Apart from toting up income (not enough) and expenses (too much), we endorse counting up other [...]
Discovering European Capitals of Culture GalleryAustria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
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 GalleryBelgium, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Norway, Photography, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
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, [...]
Our Itinerary The hardest part about traveling with our Eurail pass, good for 15 travel days within two months, was deciding where to go. We studied the maps, solicited ideas, hemmed and hawed, started in [...]
In the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the scenic designers manage to turn a wall of graph paper into a London Underground escalator. Photo by Brinkhoff Mogenburg, courtesy National Theatre. [...]
There are some nice pieces of ancient Greek art at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. Unfortunately, most of them are not from the Parthenon. A lot of them have been dug up, again relatively recently, [...]
Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde exemplifies the cultural heritage of a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the natural scenery of National Parks. Last summer, while on a driving tour of the UK, we [...]