Free Museums of Madrid

What city is best to visit when it comes to museums? In our humble opinion, it’s Madrid.

The city is absolutely abundant with art museums, science museums and historical museums. Which museums are the best and which are free? In Madrid, they’re both!

We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best museums in the capital of Spain, that offer free entrance in certain timeslots. Because we both know you’d rather spend the money on a sumptuous dinner, right?

First Time in Greece? 3 Reasons Why You Should Take An All Inclusive Holiday

Greece is renowned for its stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and historic ruins. No wonder that this country is a sought-after destination by most European holidaymakers looking for an adventure in the Mediterranean.

But with so many things to see, and often too little time to do so, it can be overwhelming for a first-time traveller.

Here are some tips to make it an unforgettable holiday.

Echoes of Knights in Rhodes Town

The medieval streets of Rhodes Old Town echo of a time when the Knights Hospitaller ruled the island of Rhodes.

The Order of the Knights of St. John shaped the old town, that rightfully earned the designation as a UNESCO World Heritage in 1988.

Follow in the Footsteps of the Knights Hospitaller as Jocelyn Garwood discovers Rhodes’ fascinating history and captures its beauty on camera.

Four Fab Libraries in Sicily

Benedictine and Jesuit fathers were the founders of the libraries we appreciate today in Sicily. Carefully, they amassed historic manuscripts, numismatic collections and texts pertaining the history of Sicily through centuries, and when they were kicked to the curb, their bibliographical heritage remained.

The most beautiful libraries are located in their Renaissance or Baroque cradles: in ornate abbeys, monastic schools and Baroque churches.
And one right in the street!

Ancient Architecture: History of Rome

Rome is probably the city in Europe where ancient history is the most visible. You can’t stroll through the Forum without tripping over ancient ruins or walk around the historic centre without encountering one imposing antique structure after another.

History is alive here like no other place and defines the Eternal City. And nothing shouts “Roman history” more than these iconic buildings.

In the Footsteps of the Vikings: West Denmark

The Vikings were adventurous, fearless, ruthless, barbaric, curious, tough. We have many assumptions of these warrior merchants, who continue to fascinate and surprise us.

Follow in the Footsteps of the Vikings in Denmark and discover where to learn more about these bold seafarers.

Hidden Beneath the Seats – History of the Misericords

The History and Mysteries of Europe’s Misericords Part II by Dave Douglas Davis Misericord – or Mercy Seat – is the name of the ledge on the underside of the folding seats in the church’s choir stalls. Often hidden and usually unnoticed, these small seats meant a great deal for monks during their arduous day…