After a quick stop in Edinburgh, we hopped on the bus and were off to Dunkeld! Dunkeld is best known for its cathedral. The Dunkeld cathedral features the tomb of the notorious Celtic Atilla. The Wolf of Badenoch The Celtic Atilla, better known as the Wolf of Badenoch was one of the darkest, most evil […]Read more "The Celtic Atilla! Dunkeld, Scotland"
This church, like so many others, has an incredible story. However, this story is more morbid than most. It all starts with a young girl who would not give up her religion. At a time when catholics were not in a very good position in the city, being tortured and murdered. A 13 year old […]Read more "Witches, Giant Goldfish and an Astounding Church: Barcelona, Spain"
Being one of the most western points of the European continent, Sintra, about an hour away from Lisbon, is a magical part of Portugal. A beautiful place, that seems to have been left alone since the time the Portuguese royalty went there to spend their vacations. “To see the world and leave out Sintra is to […]Read more "Sintra Portugal, The Royal Getaway"
This very plain looking church, is actually one of the most important in Lisbon. Only plain from the outside, the Chapel of St. John the Baptist contains probably the most expensive alter in the world. Estimated at three trillion euros (if it were built today), this church contains 6 different alters, all coated in gold, one of […]Read more "The Three TRILLION Dollar alter and the city of Lisbon"
The Lisbon Castle, can be seen from everywhere in the city. Lisbon is a city of hills and the castle is on one of the highest. This makes it very easy to find by sight, not always easy to walk to thanks to the winding roads though. Our first day in Lisbon we started on […]Read more "Lisbon, Portugal and the great Lisbon Earthquake"
On our way to the Museum of London, we stopped by The Wall. There are always things being dug up from under London’s Streets. After the Fire of London, these walls were uncovered, revealing the fortifications of an ancient city. The Romans, around 200 A.D. were settling in London and had built these fortifications. The […]Read more "Museum of London"
Some lazy weekends, we get up on Sunday with nothing specific to do and have a look around the internet and go from there. This time we were looking for a breakfast/ brunch, what we found did not disappoint. We headed out to Stratford, to find the Counter cafe in Hackney Wick. In something of […]Read more "Olympic Park, The Counter Cafe, London England"
Jazz Night Our first night in Brussels, we received a strong recommendation to go check out The Music Village. Here we had more Belgian beer, good food and heard some good Jazz music. Grand Place Grand Place is the centre of the city, with the Kings house on one side, city hall on the other, […]Read more "Brussels, Belgium"
Bruges is a cursed city, they must keep a minimum of fifty-eight swans here at all times! Right now they are safe as they have over 100 but they treat this curse very seriously. All the swans have tracking devices on their legs and the city even has a law about the Swans! It is said […]Read more "Bruges, Belgium"
Cologne Cathedral Cologne is most famous for its gigantic cathedral. In the 1200s this cathedral became one of the most important pilgrimage churches throughout Europe. At this time it was completely dismantled and rebuilt in a more gothic style. One of the most important reasons for all of these pilgrimages is the shrine of the […]Read more "Cologne, Germany"