I haven’t been in Greece for a while, but a trip is in the works. Meanwhile, I’ve asked Kristy Moore, a travel writer with a particular interest in Europe’s historical attractions, to share her Greek history faves. Here’s Kristy: There’s probably no holiday destination more famous for its fantastically rich history than Greece. Peppered with [...]
This week’s #frifotos* theme is symbols. What first popped into my mind was Stari Most. I think the old bridge in Mostar is one of the most powerful symbols there is: of multiculturalism, of how people of different religions can co-exist, how reconciliation can actually work. There’s a Middle Eastern flavour to Mostar. No surprise, [...]
The ancient, tiny town of Menembria on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast had 40 churches. Today, the town is better known as Nessebar and is protected by UNESCO.
Sappho is celebrated as a Lesbian poet. And of course she was – as is every inhabitant of Lesbos, man or woman. But was she also a lesbian?
Participants at TBU Umbria can win a trip to volunteer at a sanctuary for bears in Transylvania, Romania, courtesy of Oyster Worldwide.
Travel ABCs are all the rage in the travel blogging circuit these days. Fun idea! Here’s the travel ABC of Sophie’s World:
Up for another guessing game? Where in the world is this? This scenic valley isn’t first and foremost on the minds of its visitors. Though not yet formally recognized by the Vatican, this week’s mystery location is where six kids spotted Virgin Mary 30 years ago. The little town draws thousands of eager pilgrims every [...]