Sant Pere de Rodes – A Benedictine Monastery

Sant Pere de Rodes

Sant Pere de Rodes was previously a Benedictine monastery. It is located in the North East region of Catalonia, Spain. The mysterious and unknown past of this monastery is one reason that contributes to its wide popularity amongst tourists and natives alike. The first recorded existence of the monastery dates back to 878. During this … Read more Sant Pere de Rodes – A Benedictine Monastery

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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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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