UNESCO World Heritage sites

Hotel Review: Intercontinental Prague

Situated across from the Vltava River, Intercontinental Prague is an excellent hotel option when visiting Prague in the Czech Republic. Built in 1974 for visiting dignitaries, it was an ideal location for keeping tabs on the comings and goings of powerful officials during the communist regime.

If you look across the river and up to the […]

May 17th, 2017|Lodging, UNESCO World Heritage sites|

Halong Bay, Vietnam: Tourist Hot Spot That’s Still Stuns

When my son and I traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam this summer, just one out-of-town jaunt was on my list — Halong Bay. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay, dotted with more than 2000 craggy islands, has turned into a major tourist attraction that pulls in people by the bus loads. Despite the robust popularity that’s […]

December 7th, 2016|Cruise, UNESCO World Heritage sites|

Wurzburg, Germany: Things to See and Do

Are you visiting Würzburg for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do in Würzburg, (Wuerzberg) Germany.

When I have a visitor from out of town, the first place they want to see is the Residence Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage sight, and deservedly so.

When I want […]

April 29th, 2016|Germany, UNESCO World Heritage sites|