Historic São Jorge Castle, Lisbon

São Jorge Castle.

São Jorge Castle or Castelo de São Jorge or St. George’s Castle, is a historic castle and one of Lisbon’s most iconic landmarks. Located on top of the São Jorge hill, the highest in Lisbon, right next to the historic Alfama District, São Jorge Castle is a treasure trove of Portuguese history.

The Ancient Serbian Krupa Monastery in Dalmatia

Krupa Monastery entrance building.

Built by Bosnian monks under the patronage of King Milutin of Serbia in 1317, Krupa Monastery is one of the oldest in Croatia. Home to books collections that are centuries old, walls displaying painted frescoes by Serbian monk Georgije Mitrofanović, and a collection of famous treasures.

Invincible Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan

Exterior view of Kumbhalgarh.

Hidden within Rajasthan’s Aravalli Hills, Kumbhalgarh Fort is a magnificent representation of Rajputana’s architectural brilliance. Constructed in the 15th century by the renowned Rana Kumbha and the birthplace of Maharana Pratap’s, Kumbhalgarh Fort holds a wealth of history and fascinating stories.

A Visit to Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Exterior view from Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg

Alsace is known for a lot of things, but one of its most famous landmarks is undoubtedly Château du Haut-Koenigsbourg.

Located on a hill in the Vosges mountains, this medieval castle stands as a testament to the region’s rich cultural heritage. From aristocratic inhabitants and powerful emperors to violent wars, there’s a lot of history here.

Imposing Cadiz Cathedral (Catedral Nueva), Spain

Exterior view of Cadiz Cathedral.

One of the most imposing cathedrals in Spain is Cadiz Cathedral in the coastal city of the same name in southern Spain. Recognized by its golden dome, it stands pompously between the promenade and the quaint Plaza de la Catedral square. It is one of the most prominent landmarks in Cadiz and one that you should not miss when visiting the city.

Top Must-visit Latin American Churches

Facade of the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Havana.

Latin American churches are full of splendour and beautiful, and some even more majestic than the cathedrals in Europe. Here are the top Must-Visit Latin American Churches in Central and South America for your trip.

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur: Abode of Tigers

View of the City of Jaipur from the roof of Madhavendra Bhavan at Nahargarh Fort.

*This post was previously live on my other site TheWingedFork.com On my recent visit to the UNESCO-designated city of Jaipur, Rajasthan I was lucky enough to visit Nahargarh Fort, originally named Sudharshangarh Fort. …

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7 Historical Facts About The Colosseum To Know

my sister's picture of the Colosseum in Rome with a clear blue sky in the background

Facts about the Colosseum in Rome, Italy for history lovers, the largest amphitheatre in the Roman world and a historic marvel. There are things to learn before planning a visit to the Colosseum in Rome, especially if you’re a history buff.

Jerusalem – The Old City, Eternal City

Scenic view of the old city of Jerusalem.

Visiting Jerusalem, Israel is interesting, educational and spiritual. The CityofGold is home to Tower of David, Israel Museum, Via Dolorosa. Read more about Sarah’s trip here, and the marriage proposal’s she received.