The Heavenly Sights Of Hamnøy, Norway

April 8, 2013

Hamnoy Norway

It seems that the farther north one goes in Norway, the more spectacular the views become. Case in point: Hamnøy.

A Classic Cologne

April 7, 2013

Cologne Germany

Situated alongside the beautiful Rhine River, the metropolitan and art-rich city has roots stemming back all the way to 50 AD.

Monaco Shines At Night

April 3, 2013

Monaco At Night

This view is fit for a princess. Located on the French riviera, Monaco holds the title of the world’s lowest poverty rate and the highest number of millionaires and billionaires per capita.

The Magnificent Mostar Bridge

April 2, 2013

Mostar Bosnia Herzegovina

The largest city in the Herzegovina region is also one of the most important. In addition to its rich history, the city is home to one of the most exemplary fixtures of Islamic architecture in the Balkans. The piece in question is a bridge–often called “Old Bridge”–and it was built by the Ottomans way back in the 16th century.

Munich Loves You

April 1, 2013

Munich Germany

München mag dich, or “Munich loves you” is the Bavarian city’s motto, but with views like this it could just as easily be said that you should love Munich. If its sights aren’t enough to wow you, perhaps its forward-thinking livability will. Munich is consistently ranked among the world’s most livable cities and in 2010 was dubbed one of the most socially and economically innovative cities in the world by Innovation Cities.

Europe In 1648

March 24, 2013

Europe In 1648

1648 marked the end of the incredibly destructive Thirty Years War as well as the fragmentation of modern-day Germany, resulting in the Holy Roman Empire’s limited power. The 1648 Treaty of Westphalia changed the political and cultural landscape of the continent, some of which can still be felt today.