History On – History Off Budapest

Those hop-on, hop-off busses are so popular in a lot of big cities.  If you do not have the luxury of time, it is a great way to have an overview of all the must-see sites a city has to offer.  Some people prefer to find different places on their own.  I do both depending…

Top 15 European Christmas Markets

Christmas in Europe is a truly magical time. The streets are bright and festive, lit up with twinkling holiday lights and decorated with fantastic Christmas displays. The melody of carolers singing can be heard nearly anywhere – at shopping malls, street corners and other public spaces. Unless you’re in the Mediterranean portion of the continent,…

Iceland: Unique, Wild, and Inviting

The Icelandic Tourist Board has done a remarkable job of promoting Iceland to the world, especially in recent years. Because of their efforts, plus all the wonderful pictures posted on social media, Iceland has become a dream destination for a lot of us.  I for one have put Iceland on my bucket list. So when…