Örebro – Sweden

Örebro is a modern city located in the small province of Närke in Svealand in south central Sweden. It’s on the flat Närke plains, surrounded by vast forest areas. It’s Sweden’s 7th largest municipality with a population of about 143,000 (2015). Örebro is located along Svartån (Black river), which runs in a west-east direction before flowing into lake Hjälmaren in the eastern part of Örebro.…

Postojna – Slovenia

Postojna is a town in the Coast and Karst region of Slovenia, pronounced in Slovenian as ‘Post-oy-nah’. By car, Postojna is less than one hour west of Ljubljana on the A1 highway. There are also train and bus connections with Ljubljana. The train station is about 2km (20min walk) from the caves, while the bus station is even closer. A free shuttle bus used…

Florence – Italy

Florence  is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, with a population of about 366,500. The city is a cultural, artistic and architectural gem, and is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence was the home to powerful families, creative geniuses and scientific masterminds who left their legacies in the…

Versailles, Paris – France

Versailles is a city on the western edge of the French capital city Paris, now part of the sprawling metropolis within the Ile de France region. Versailles is best known for being the site of the vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV on what had been the grounds of a royal hunting lodge. It is also one…

Lleida – Spain

Lleida is a province in Catalonia, Spain. Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí — nine world heritage listed churches in the Boí Valley. Go to Les Alexandrias, a rugged western hamlet near the Aragonese mountain range. Famous for its bull-fighting festivals in which the bull holds a red cape and bullfighters run after it.