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Vienna, Belvedere Museum interior


There simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck by its scenic beauty, epic history and dazzling artistic and culinary diversity.

Norway, Flam to Bergen scenic boat with Mondisti author

Norway – Land of the Vikings

A visit to Norway after or before a Baltic cruise (see our post) is an efficient way of exploring this area. Visiting the other Scandinavian countries around the same time gives you a glimpse into. . . . .

Turkey, Cappadocia, fairy chimneys

Turkey – Cappadocia – Goreme National Park

Meaning the ‘land of beautiful horses’ in Persian, Cappadocia in central Turkey is one of the most unique travel destinations. It was once the center of the Hittite Empire (1700BC-1200BC). . . . .

Turkey – Istanbul – a Byzantine treasure

Turkey is a huge and diverse country with a wide and complex history and home to some of the world’s most important archaeological sites. Through different posts we will discuss three vantage. . . . .

Turkey- Ephesus and Didyma

Ephesus, an incredibly preserved ancient city in southwestern Turkey, dates back to the 10th century B.C. It provides a continuous archaeological journey through time. Didyma (100km south. . . . .