Kutna Hora, Czech Republic – The Ultimate Guide!

The Best Things To Do In Kutna Hora

Kutna Hora is one of the most beautiful Bohemian towns in the Czech Republic. The word Bohemian brings to mind beatniks and artists. Even today we see the influence of that vibrant, unconventional culture.  The fashion was adopted in the 60’s, and 70’s by America’s flower power hippies. Since then the style has kept its hold in the hearts of the world’s free-spirited gypsies.

In actuality, Bohemia is an area of the Czech Republic.  Today’s city trip today takes us right into the heart of Bohemia. Today, we go to Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. Amazingly, most of the breathtaking bohemian-gothic architecture still stands, looming over the Czech countryside.

Take a trip off the beaten path and see the best things to do in Kutna Hora.

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Europe’s Medieval Cities – The Ultimate Guide!

Medieval City Mdina

The 10 Most Beautiful Medieval Cities In Europe

Life in the ancient world was much different than life today. As humans began to develop agriculture, towns began to pop up around the countryside. Soon, we developed skills for building with stone masonry.  It was at this point the first medieval cities began to show themselves around Europe. These massive defensive walled cities were intended to keep the enemy out, and the villagers in. Those who dare to travel outside the city walls were left to face the perils of a lawless countryside on their own.

Medieval builders were so skilled, that even now, hundreds of years later the city walls still stand. A testament to the dedication and heart of a robust civilization. So let’s take a trip from Spain to Poland and even Croatia and get a glimpse of ten of the most beautifully preserved medieval cities in Europe.

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Valletta, Malta – The Ultimate Guide!

Amazing Walled City

The Best things to see and do in Valletta, Malta

Interestingly enough, most people are under the impression that Malta is an Italian or Greek Island. In fact, Malta is an individual country, and Valletta is the capital city. Furthermore, the Knights of St. John established this tiny walled town in the 1500’s. Actually, this baroque island city is located right smack in the middle of the Mediterranean sea. Moreover, it’s hard to pick only ten things to see in Valletta, the boats, the gardens and the alleys are breathtaking. Making this, one city you absolutely must see; so without further ado, here are the ten best things to do in Valletta.

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Amsterdam – The Ultimate Guide!

Canal at dusk

The Best Things To Do In Amsterdam

Amsterdam is by far one of the world’s most all-encompassing cities. The I AMsterdam slogan is so spot on because we are all Amsterdam indeed. Some of the best things to do in Amsterdam are not specifically the most popular things to do.

Here at The Complete City Guide, we thought our readers deserve a chance to know more about this amazing city. We could talk about the Red Light District or Dam Square.  And there are of course hundreds of coffee shops to visit while you’re here, but you already know that.

So instead, we have chosen to give you a unique perspective on some of the most off-beat, sometimes underground, local things to do while in Amsterdam.  Let’s take a walk together and view this multi-cultural city through the eyes if a local tourist. So without further adieu, here are the ten best things to do in Amsterdam!

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Europe’s Bone Churches – The Ultimate Guide!

Ossuary at Kutna Hora

Medieval Ossuary Wamba
Medieval Ossuary Wamba

Europe’s Most Extraordinary Bone Churches, All 10 Of Them!

They are popularly known as “bone churches” or “bone houses” when in fact they are ossuaries. Incidentally, an Ossuary is a container or a room in which the bones of deceased are stored. Medieval Europeans had no qualms about placing the bones of the dead inside a chapel for all to see. In fact, it was such a standard practice that these bone churches dot the European countryside in a macabre dance between the living and the history of the dead that went before us. Almost 20 years ago, I saw a special on television about the bone church at Kutna Hora. Notably, I finally had the opportunity to travel there two years ago.  It was precisely that moment when I realized I need to know more about Europe’s Bone Church. So, let us take a short journey together and view 10 of Europe’s most extraordinary bone churches.

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Europe’s Haunted Castles – Ultimate Guide!

Bodiam Castle UK

The 10 Creepiest Haunted Castles in Europe

It is inevitable; every year summer fades into autumn, and the leaves fall from the trees. As fall arrives, the nights get longer, and so the bonfires become brighter. It is the time of year the dead come out to play, or so the stories go. There is nothing quite like the story of a haunted castle, high up on a hill. Or of the lady who fell to her death while mourning the loss of her one true love. There is a particular kind of romance to any good ghost story, and all good stories are rooted in truth. If you think these spirits roam the castle grounds, or even if you don’t believe; these ten terrifying haunted castles are sure to get your spine tingling!

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Deventer, The Netherlands – The Ultimate Guide!

Deventer Nederland

The Best Things To Do In Deventer, The Netherlands Deventer, located in Overijssel in the Netherlands is one of the most picturesque cities in Holland.  Due to its location on the Ijssel river, the town has at least two beautiful bridges across that join the two sides of the river. Furthermore, the classic war movie … Read more Deventer, The Netherlands – The Ultimate Guide!

Assen, The Netherlands – The Ultimate Guide!

The Best Things To Do In Assen, The Netherlands

Assen is the home of the TT Circuit Assen. You will know this if you are a superbike fan because world renowned superbikes and formula 1 cars race around these tracks all summer long. Located in the North of the Netherlands, Assen is world famous for its TT races. The TT stands for Tourist Trophy, thus inspired by the famous TT Races on the Isle of Man. Moreover, Assen has so much more to offer!

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Enschede, The Netherlands – Ultimate Guide!

The Best Things to Do In Enschede:

Enschede, the Netherlands is, in fact, the capital city of the region Twente. Home of FC Twente, in all honesty, THE favorite football club of every proud Tukker (Dutch word for a person of the area). Enschede, also known as Eanske in the Twentse dialect, is a college town. With more than 160,000 residents and growing, locals consider it a city.  The University of Twente, to tell the truth, is world renowned for its technical department is an international school.  The university makes Enschede a global hotspot in Holland. As a matter of fact this city close to the German border, this is a Dutch city you must see!

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