Kruje, Albania, is nestled in the mountains outside of the capital city of Tirana. It is a quaint town that has become a tourist attraction. Artisans and gift shops line the cobblestone pedestrian zone between the Panorama Restaurant and the old fortification called Kruje Castle. Our tour group
The Bianca Resort and Spa is located at Mirka Vešovića, Kolašin, Montenegro. Kolasin is a quiet town in the heart of Montenegro. The hotel was home base for my wife and I while we toured the Montenegro mountains. The hotel is located just beyond the main square in Kolasin, tucked away among the
The Tirana International Hotel is located at City Center, Rruge Devijimi Nr.8, Tiranë, Albania. This was the first hotel my wife and I visited during our two week tour of Albania, Montenegro, Croatia and Slovenia. The hotel is conveniently located at the heart of Albania's capital city, Tirana.
I had the opportunity to spend a few weeks in Sarajevo. Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzogovina. The city is rich in history serving as the flash-point for World War I (following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand) and was the location of the longest military siege in modern
I am not sure what intrigued me more...an opportunity to visit a museum housing a picturesque history of Estonia, or the fact that the museum itself is housed in a fifteenth century prison. Both aspects of this museum piqued my interest enough to draw me in. The Tallinn Photography Museum
Kiek in de Kok would be high on my list of recommendations for any trip to Tallinn. The ancient tower houses a museum on many floor levels as you twist up ancient stairwells. Literally translated as "peek in the kitchen," it was a tower situated so close to the houses of Tallinn that it wa
Any visit to Egypt should include an obligatory trip to Khan al-Khalili (aka Kan el-Khalili or Khan el-Khalili). Whether you are looking for cheap gifts to bring home to friends or something for yourself to help commemorate your trip, an abundance of inexpensive gift items can be found in t
During my trips to Estonia and Finland, I flew trans-Atlantic on Finnair. Having no prior experience with the airline, I had little idea what to expect. The trip over would have been close to five stars, while the trip back closer to three stars. I guess I have to average that out.
The first thi
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The history of the Tallinn Bastion Tunnels is an interesting one. The tunnels date back into antiquity, but have served many purposes over the centuries. The tunnels, which are actually above ground, were created when earth was moved in to act as a cushion from incoming artiller
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Over the past several years, there have been numerous deadly attacks on Coptic Churches in Egypt. Recently, seventeen men were convicted in Egypt related to their involvement in two bomb attacks that killed forty-five Coptics. As a Protestant, I am far removed from Catholicism
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo was my first destination after arriving in Egypt. I began the day with an agenda of locations I wanted to visit, which I had translated into Arabic by the concierge. The concierge spoke pretty good English (and had already been tipped well), so I figured that my direc
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The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is located at Lossi plats in Tallinn. In orientation to Old Town Tallinn, it is at the Southern end of Old Town in the area called Toompea. The Cathedral is flanked on the south by the Estonian Parliament building, to the east by Kiek in de Kok