Monthly Archives: September 2008

Walking Tour of Zagreb, Croatia

                              Walking tour of Gornji Grad (Upper Town) (pick up a copy of city walks from the Tourist Office) Start at Trg Bana J Jelacica (Ban Jelacic was the 19th Century viceroy who led Croatian troops against Hungary). The … Continue reading

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Walking Tour of Bruges, Belgium

     The town of Bruges is affectionately known as a time-capsule of Medieval life, since the city was virtually abandoned beginning in about the 17th century and only "rediscovered after the book, Bruges la Morte was published in 1892. Since then, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Barcelona

     Barcelona, located in southwestern Spain, has long vied with Madrid as the country’s greatest city. Madrid certainly has much to offer, but Barcelona has, in addition to wonderful city sights, the added advantage of being on the Mediterranean coast … Continue reading

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Top 10 St Petersburg

      St Petersburg is Russia’s showplace. This city of the Czars abounds in palaces and contains one of the world’s greatest museums, the Hermitage. Below are my choices for the best of this beautiful and treasure-filled location. A photo album … Continue reading

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Walking Tours of Rome, Italy

    Walking Tours of Rome            Ancient Rome Begin at the Pantheon, Rome’s best preserved ancient building. Check out the beautiful interior of colorful marble and marvel at the Oculum, which allows daylight to flood the interior. Walk from the … Continue reading

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