Germany

Germany

The first impression most visitors have of Germany is how up-to-date most of the country is. Streams of vehicles fill its autobahns while the concrete and glass towers of Frankfurt, the country’s financial and economic center, show off its economic wealth and success. But beneath the surface of chrome and glitter lies the underlying strata(…)

Copenhagen

Copenhagen

The great cities of Europe have their splendor, but Copenhagen has its charm. Bright, clean and rich in history and tradition, Copenhagen is a cosmopolitan city, a quiet place where swans glide peacefully on placid lakes and where people congregate to feed the birds and themselves. And in its harbor the famous statue of The(…)

Belgium

Belgium

Belgium has always been on somebody’s way to somewhere else. It’s the most European of all European nations. At every moment of continental history, most of the cultures and armies of Europe, from Julius Caesar to the Nazis, have marched across it and left their imprint. Because it lies directly on the east-west as well(…)