10 attractions & landmarks in Belgrade

Belgrade (Serbian: Beograd) hasn’t been on the usual European city break travel list for over twenty years, but not for the lack of tourist attractions. In fact, Belgrade has a similar set attractions and landmarks as other popular European cities without diminishing its own uniqueness. Let's have a look at those: A notable gathering point: … Continue reading 10 attractions & landmarks in Belgrade

European History in Sarajevo

If you’re looking to visit a European city which has hosted a pivotal moment in the continent’s history may I suggest the under-rated Sarajevo. It was in the Bosnian capital that the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his pregnant wife Sophie took place on 28th June 1914. The incident … Continue reading European History in Sarajevo

Ellis Island

Few national monuments and visitor sites chronicle the entire modern history of a country like New York’s Ellis Island does. Opened in 1990, the Ellis Island Museum of Immigration is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument and charts the history of immigration to America from pre-independence colonisation to the present day. Given that … Continue reading Ellis Island