It's impossible to escape the history of this city. Everywhere you look it is filled with ancient sites and monuments to past glories. You can't escape the history of the Roman Empire either. The twin pillars of Western civilization merged together in the ending centuries of this two thousand year empire to form the foundations … Continue reading The Impact of the Roman Empire
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Athens is Alive!
I don't understand the negativity surrounding visiting Athens. I think it stems from comparing Athens to the Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini, which are spectacular in their own ways as well, but are an entirely different type of vacation. Athens needs to be compared to Lisbon, Rome or dare I say it, Paris. Of … Continue reading Athens is Alive!
What is Prague's aesthetic? Is she a fairytale princess full of castles and towers, pastel colors and gilded trimmings, or is she the evil queen with dark armor, torture chambers and gargoyles peering from every stone corner? The Charles Bridge connects both halves of the city, the dark and the light, the princess and the … Continue reading Prague