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, [...]

Struve Geodetic Arc, Tartu University, Estonia

The Struve Geodetic Arc is a series of triangulations done by Tartu University astronomer and geographer Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve between 1816 and 1855. The measurement of the meridian, which used the observatory at Tartu [...]

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Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn, Estonia

We visited the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral twice in our two days in Tallinn, Estonia. Once, for a tour of the inside, and another where we spent half an hour just walking around the outside. Unfortunately, [...]