Churches and Other Images of Yaroslavl, Russia

The center of Yaroslavl is a Unesco World Heritage site. In Russia, it's the only city other than Saint Petersburg where the entire center of the city has that designation.

Visiting the City Center of Saint Petersburg, Russia

According to UNESCO, what makes Saint Petersburg, Russia a World Heritage Site was the building “the greatest urban creation of the 18th century” on the swampy estuary of the Neva River.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belgium

One of the spectacular rooflines of the Grand Place of Brussels, a Unesco World Heritage site in Belgium. The tiny country of Belgium has 13 Unesco World Heritage sites, including the only museum, [...]

Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia

This is a list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia, with links to posts about the ones we have visited. Russia has 28 Unesco World Heritage sites.

Brookgreen Gardens, Sculpture in Myrtle Beach, SC

When it comes to the attractions of the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area, I'd have to list my favorite as Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture Garden.

The Porticoes of Bologna, Italy

The historic center of Bologna contains more than 38 kilometers, or 24 miles, of covered walkways called porticoes. The porticoes are on the tentative list to be designated as a Unesco World Heritage site.

By |2018-05-29T04:14:42+00:00May 24, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Europe, History Travel, Italy, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments

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 |2018-07-05T14:50:28+00:00May 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+00:00March 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 [...]