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Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
One of the world’s most famous Catholic churches is on almost everyone’s list of Paris sights – and even if it’s not, it’s unavoidable if you’re crossing the Seine with any regularity. Here are some ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Let’s be honest – anyone attempting to rank the “most” or “best” of anything is injecting a fair bit of subjective judgment into the mix. And yet it’s hard to argue with how appealing these lists can ...
Churches are designed to strike awe into the hearts and minds of those who enter them, to bring them to a belief in God, of whatever conviction. I’ve always known this but mostly I’ve ended up in ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
The history of Jews in Prague is a vibrant and intermittently tragic one. More Jews lived in Prague than anywhere else in the world in the early 18th century, for instance, but both before and after, ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
One of the absolutely spectacular adventures in pursuing Greece’s
vast and historical landmarks, the monasteries atop the rock-towers of
Meteora is sure to impress. Located in Thessaly in central ...
There are monasteries in different parts of Italy that can be interesting places to visit or – in some cases – provide a budget accommodation option. In the Casentino Valley of Tuscany, there are two ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
The Netherlands has historically been a very religious country with many different strands of Christianity represented. This has declined in the 21st century with many fewer people attending church, ...
Written by Chou Fleur, Australia, October 2010
The Notre Dame is an example of great French Gothic art. Check out the detail on the facade which displays stories from the Bible and from Christian history. The view from the top of the Notre Dame ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, January 2012
Assisi , Italy is a little town with a big reputation. The population is around 3,000 people, but Assisi is visited every year by more than 4 million tourists! And it’s all because of one man: ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, June 2012
Just near Castelo de São Jorge, the castle on top of the hill in the Alfama district in Lisbon ,
is the impressive 17th century monastery and church of São Vincente de
Fora. The ...
The city of Florence loves Easter. They call it the Scoppio del Carro – literally, explosion of the cart. The city turns out to watch this tradition, which originated in the fifteenth century but ...
The Vatican Museums are so immense that it’s been said that even if you spent a solid week inside you still wouldn’t see everything. Even the exquisite Raphael Rooms sometimes get short shrift ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
For more than a thousand years pilgrims have walked this trail across northern Spain and every year more and more people join that number. The
Way of Saint James, as it is called in English, was ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2011
We travel to Rome to be amazed by a city where at one time audiences of 50,000 filled the Colosseum to watch gladiators live in action, and to see mock sea battles, animal hunts and dramas based ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
The small town of Fátima, 88 miles (140km) north of Lisbon, is one of the world’s most important holy sites. In 1917 the Virgin Mary appeared here to three shepherd children and in 1930 the ...
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