The silhouette of Cologne Cathedral at dusk

The Perfect Weekend in Cologne

The city of Cologne (Köln in German) brings to mind two things immediately – the magnificent cathedral, and its legendary Christmas markets. But a whole trove of other treasures to see and experience awaits at any time of the year – more than you can fit into just a weekend … Read More

A view of the entrance to the Nuremberg art bunker and castle in the background

Digging Up the Secrets of the Nuremberg Art Bunker

As a die-hard art nerd and history lover, the anticipation of taking a tour of the Nuremberg Art Bunker almost killed me! On my first trip to Nuremberg I didn’t buy tickets in advance. Huge mistake. I stood watching while everyone in front of me got in, and I was … Read More

The grave of Gen. Patton marked with a white cross and red roses

Visit General Patton’s Grave in Luxembourg

One of the most consequential figures of World War II, and one of its greatest generals does not lie in Arlington National Cemetery. General George Patton’s grave can be found in the country of Luxembourg, just outside its capital, Luxembourg City. Why would one of America’s greatest World War II … Read More

The interior of the Fara Church in Poznan Poland

15 Amazing Things to See in Poznań, Poland!

Poland remains under the radar for most European travelers, and even for those who have discovered this beautiful, affordable destination, Poznań usually doesn’t make the itinerary. Boy is everyone missing out! But there is no shortage of things to see in Poznań and all kinds of reasons that Poland’s first … Read More