Viehscheid, the annual gathering of cows and bulls being driven down from the summer pastures in the mountainside to the valley. In the respective localities, the animals are gathered together on the so-called Scheidplatz; the shepherd “part” – that is separating the cattle out of the crowd and where every farmer gets his cattle back. This…Read more »
Yes, there is such a reality as a place named Penzance. It lies on the rocky coastline of Mount’s Bay overlooking the beautiful St. Michael’s Mount. A charming seaside town, here you can stroll along the magnificent promenade and enjoy art galleries, stylish restaurants, local merchants’ shops, cafés and pubs. Whether traveling by road or…Read more »
Best of Europe: Spring Trips | Fodor’s Travel Guides.
It’s often said that on Saint Patrick’s Day, there are two types of people: those who are Irish and those who wish they were. “If you’re lucky enough to be Irish, you’re lucky enough.” Saint Patrick’s Day in Dublin – every year on March 17th, Dublin’s inner city experiences a period of unusual calm (when…Read more »
Have you every been to the Olympics? Every been to Katakalon, Greece? This is where the Olympics all began and is not to be missed. Katakalon, also known as Olympia, is a sanctuary of ancient Greece most well known for being the site of the very first Olympic Games in classical times. The Olympic Games were…Read more »
Check out this great post and photos of Iceland by fellow traveler Sherrydayne Abroad @ http://www.sherrydayneabroad.com. An Icelandic Appreciation.
Vatican City has recently come alive with church leaders from around the world who are preparing to choose a new pope. As the world anxiously awaits a new pope to greet crowds of the faithful in Vatican City this week, the Vatican‘s “Military” will be keeping a watchful eye. Indeed, the Vatican’s Swiss Guards, are something…Read more »
Planning a UK Trip? Top Travel Tips from a Local – The Frugal Toad.
Travelling in Europe by train? Before you embark on exploring your chosen city, take a moment to savour its first port of call. Not only packed with passengers, many European railways stations are steeped in rich history, fine architecture and fun trivia, making them a tourist attraction in their own right. Here are the top…Read more »
Have you been to Oktoberfest? Ever wish you could go? Here’s some tips on how to get there and survive the Biggest Party in the World! http://www.travelfreak.net/eu/germany/oktoberfest-2012/ Related articles Destination Oktoberfest (bondgirlphotos.com)