A Visit to Visby, Sweden

We're complete suckers for Unesco World Heritage sites, so it was a no-brainer to extend our visit to Sweden long enough to ferry from Stockholm to the island of Gotland to visit the beautiful medieval city of Visby.

By | 2018-05-07T01:13:08+00:00 May 2, 2018|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |0 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 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

The Erotic Art of Pompeii and Herculaneum

Bacchus and his wine serving helpers often got the party started in the salon. The buried cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, not surprisingly, contained a lot of erotic art. Luckily, since the cities [...]

By | 2018-03-11T18:59:12+00:00 February 26, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Europe, History Travel, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |12 Comments

The Valley of the Temples, Agrigento, Sicily

The restored Temple of Concordia heads the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. Before the Carthaginians, Romans, Africans, and the Italians got there, Sicily was Greek. And, it was Greek like Pericles, Plato, [...]

By | 2018-02-24T11:47:11+00:00 February 23, 2018|Categories: Europe, Greece, History Travel, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy

Brunelleschi's Dome, the Duomo, of the Cathedral of Florence is literally the crowning achievement of the Italian Renaissance, and makes up part of the UNESCO World Heritage site that is Florence. Italy has [...]

By | 2018-04-17T10:57:32+00:00 February 23, 2018|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites|2 Comments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States of America

The cliff palace of Mesa Verde National Park, the first named Unesco World Heritage site in the United States. The United States is tenth on the list of countries with UNESCO World Heritage [...]

By | 2018-02-17T19:55:26+00:00 February 17, 2018|Categories: History Travel, North America, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States|0 Comments

The New Cathedral of Salamanca, Spain

The "New" Cathedral of Salamanca is, as the name suggests, one of the newer massive cathedrals of Spain. Begun in the early 1500s, it was not consecrated until 1733, over 200 years later.

By | 2018-02-01T17:07:29+00:00 February 1, 2018|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Photo of the Day, Spain, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |2 Comments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Spain

This is a list of all the Unesco World Heritage sites in Spain, with links to posts about the ones we have visited and photographed.

2017: The Year in Photos

The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]