Europe

Top 10 Cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales

Far from your average medieval church, the most exquisite spiritual centers in England, Scotland and Wales are a testament to the imagination and meticulous craftsmanship of mankind.  These amazing structures can be found in every corner of Britain.  Though difficult to narrow down to 10, I have made a list of the very best cathedrals …

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11 Places You Can't Miss When Visiting Ireland

Deciding on things to do in Ireland can prove difficult as there is so much to see with beauty around every corner. There are certainly sights that are more famous than others, but how do you decide between all these amazing places? In my opinion, when you visit Ireland it’s all about mixing together the major …

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The 7 Best Wineries in Tuscany

Tuscany has long been associated with breathtaking scenery and some of Italy’s best made wines.  In this enchanting landscape of rolling hills and winding roads, you’ll find glorious sunflower fields, ancient olive groves, medieval ruins and wonderfully wild forests. And, of course, world-class wineries. Wine touring here is not about a five-minute tasting at a roadside …

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4 Secrets to the Vatican City: Tips to ensure getting the most out of your visit

Rome is a magically historic city, and no trip is complete without at least one day in the Vatican City. When planning your Vatican excursion, take these four tips into consideration. 1. Taking photos in and around the Vatican City The Vatican City is a location full of spiritual essence and tradition. The architecture is magnificent; the murals, …

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7 Shocking Facts You Probably Didn't Know About St. Patrick and Ireland

Everything you thought you knew about St. Patrick and the Irish tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is probably all wrong. Proud of your Irish heritage? Test your knowledge by counting how many of the following 7 shocking facts you know about St. Patrick and Ireland. 1. St. Patrick was not Irish That’s right. He wasn’t Irish, …

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17 Best Places to Travel in 2018

Deciding where to travel this year? If you’re like us you love to travel. But, with so much beauty in the world it’s not easy deciding where to go next.  Guidester has been looking to the year ahead to pick some of the best destinations worth visiting in coming months. Whether you’re after secluded beaches, a close-up look …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Edinburgh: What You Absolutely Can NOT Miss

Edinburgh is one of the neatest capital cities of Europe. The capital of Scotland has a long and illustrious tradition spanning over 600 years, which has preserved the a vibrant historic district.  But Edinburgh has kept up with the times leaving the city a beautiful mix of new and old. The city has undergone many periods …

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Best Places In Switzerland: Beyond Zurich & Geneva

Everybody knows Switzerland –surrounded by the Alps and with several beautiful lakes Switzerland offers some breathtaking views and places that you can’t miss when you’re there. Here are some of the best places to visit in Switzerland. Related: 3 Reasons You Absolutely Have To Visit Switzerland Lauterbrunnen This is an obvious choice, however a lot …

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