Monthly Archives: September 2008

Walking Tours of Istanbul, Turkey

               Walking Tours of Istanbul, Turkey         Istanbul, once the Roman city of Constantinople and center of the Roman Empire, has always been a crossroads between Asia and Europe. The city itself straddles both continents, with its eastern portion … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Philadelphia is one of the most historically important cities in the entire United States. It was a pivotal place during the days preceding and following the Revolutionary War. Thankfully, this historical treasure-house is fairly compact and ideal for walking. … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Athens, Greece

               Walking Tour of Athens, Greece             The site of the birth of Western Civilization and of the elements of Democracy is an incredibly historic look back for the visitor. The looks and sometimes feels like a huge archaeological … Continue reading

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Top 10 Copenhagen

     Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and a delightful city on the Baltic Sea. Recently the Danes were found to be the "happiest people in the world," and this distinction is evident in any trip to its capital. Here … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Chicago, IL, USA

                    Walking Tour of Chicago, IL, USA     The exciting city of Chicago has long been recognized as a “true” American city, built with the blood and sweat of average Americans. It is a conglomeration of a multitude of … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Rothenburg, Germany

   Walking Tour of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany         This wonderful town on the Romantic Road is considered by many to be the best-preserved Medieval town in all of Europe. It is an extremely charming walled village with … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of San Juan, Puerto Rico

     The quaint Old Town of San Juan, Puerto Rico is a vintage Spanish American community and is loaded with enough attractions, restaurants, and shops to warrant at least a full day of sightseeing.       My walk begins at … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Brussels, Belgium

    Brussels is the capital and most-visited city in Belgium. Despite being fairly large, the City Center is fairly compact and relatively pleasant to walk. It has always been a great center for trade, and, even in the Middle Ages housed … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Avila, Spain

    Northwest of Madrid is a city recognized as having the best-preserved Medieval city walls in all of Europe. The city of Avila is also famous as the birthplace of St Teresa who is a well-known mystic in the Catholic Church and … Continue reading

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A Walking Tour of Florence, Italy

               Walking Tour of Florence           Florence, Italy is the cradle of the Renaissance and, as such, probably has more masterpieces from this period concentrated in its Centro than anywhere else in the world. Fortunately, the city center is … Continue reading

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