Church of the Dead aka Chiesa dei Morti in Urbania, Italy

The Church of the Dead, or Chiesa dei Morti as it’s called in Italian is a small church in central Italian town of Urbania. This medieval town may not have that much to offer as far as the attractions are involved, but 18 well preserved mummies who stand guard behind the altar of Chiesa dei … Continue reading “Church of the Dead aka Chiesa dei Morti in Urbania, Italy”

Top Tourist Attractions in Italy

With so much to see and do, deciding what the Top Tourist Attractions in Italy are can be pretty difficult. Italy’s history spans thousands of years, and all of that history is marked by fun things to do and see. Separating the “must sees” from the “should sees” is a pretty difficult task, but here … Continue reading “Top Tourist Attractions in Italy”

Kjeragbolten, Norway

Kjeragbolten is the name of a massive bounder that’s wedged and completely stuck between the walls of two steep cliffs in Kjerag Mountains, Norway. Despite its spectacularly crazy visual appeal, Kjeragbolten is surprisingly easy to walk onto and pose for a photo. No special rock climbing skills are required, you don’t even need any special … Continue reading “Kjeragbolten, Norway”

Preikestolen Norway Pulpit Rock

Preikestolen is a massive cliff in Norway that towers 604 meters (1982 feet) in near vertical drop over the ocean. When famous French writer Victor Hugo visited the fjords, he referred to them as “the most terrifying of the ocean reefs.” Preikestolen is a natural rock formation that was carved by melting glaciers at the … Continue reading “Preikestolen Norway Pulpit Rock”

Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Ice Hotel is every bit exactly what it sounds like – it’s a hotel made entirely of Ice. There are several Ice Hotels around the world, notably a popular one in Quebec, Canada, a few in Norway and Finland, and also one in Bulgaria which is not a typical “winter cold” country but their Ice … Continue reading “Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden”

Navagio Beach aka Shipwreck Cove on Zakynthos Island, Greece

Navagio Beach is one of the trademark beaches in Greece. It gets frequently featured on postcards and various promotional materials for its breath-taking visual appeal and thrilling isolation. Navagio Beach is often referred to as the Shipwreck Beach or just simply “The Shipwreck” because it’s home to a wrecked ship called Panagiotis, which is believed … Continue reading “Navagio Beach aka Shipwreck Cove on Zakynthos Island, Greece”

Null Stern Hotel – A Zero Star Hotel in Sevelen, Switzerland

I’m sure many travellers have or will have a hotel experience that will seem as though they stayed in a zero star hotel. I know I had such, yet many of those hotels boost four stars ratings. But let’s not talk about negative lodging experiences, let’s talk about the first hotel in the world that … Continue reading “Null Stern Hotel – A Zero Star Hotel in Sevelen, Switzerland”

El Caminito del Rey – The Most Dangerous Walkway in the World

Are you an adventurer who likes to push their own limits to the extreme? If so, have I got something for you? What would you say to walking the walkway that’s only 1 meter (3 feet) wide, has no railings and is pinned on the mountain wall that’s 700 meters (2300 feet) above the river … Continue reading “El Caminito del Rey – The Most Dangerous Walkway in the World”

Hunedoara Castle in Romania

Hunedoara Castle is one of the most spectacular castles in the world. It is located in the town of Hunedoara in Romania however up until 1918 it was under the jurisdiction of oppressive Hungary that occupied most of central and eastern Europe for thousand years. Austro-Hungarian Empire reached its end in 1918 and Hunedoara Castle … Continue reading “Hunedoara Castle in Romania”

Madeira Island – The Complete Guide

When Christopher Columbus went to describe Madeira Island to Queen Isabella of Spain, he said it looked like scrunched piece of paper. This description is rather accurate. With its sharp edged ridges and volcanic hills, most of Madeira’s mainland looks harsh and rigid. Along the coastline, however, the island overgrows with lush vegetation and rich … Continue reading “Madeira Island – The Complete Guide”