Ireland is home to roughly 30,000 castles, many of which are open to visitors and serve as hotels. Glin Castle, one of Ireland’s most beloved castles, recently joined the ranks of these other structures and opened as a boutique hotel.
Sorry for the Damage – An Interview With Marjolijn de Wit
Amsterdam-based artist Marjolijn de Wit is known in Europe and beyond for her incredible oil paintings. Her newest solo exhibit, “Sorry for the Damage,” is currently on display at the Asya Geisberg Gallery — a contemporary art gallery in New York that specializes in “international artists in all media.”
Ukrainians Hang Spider Webs on Christmas Trees? Here’s Why!
Every country and culture has its own holiday traditions and fables. One of Ukraine’s Christmas traditions is particularly unique: It involves spider webs and Christmas trees.
Adventurers Love This Cliffside Monastery in Greece
Travelers who love history and adventure can’t go wrong with a visit to the Monastery of Hozoviotissa. Located on the Greek island of Amorgos — part of the Cyclades Islands — Panagia Hozoviotissa is the second-oldest monastery in Greece. It was constructed at the beginning of the 9th century by Alexius I Comnenus and is known worldwide for its striking white walls, which contrast beautifully with the deep blue sea below.
German Artist Creates Paintings Out of Cow Manure
At first glance, German artist Werner Härtl’s paintings look like stunning, sepia-toned pieces of artwork. In reality, though, they’re made with a surprising medium: Cow manure.
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Astypalaia Island, Greece
Greece’s Dodecanese islands — an archipelago that comprises 12 large islands and numerous smaller ones in the south-eastern Aegean Sea — offer some of the country’s most exciting tourist attractions. Of all the islands worth visiting, Astypalaia is easily one of the best.
Immerse Yourself in Norway’s Arctic Hideaway
Tropical holidays are so overrated — take a trip to a stunning Nordic wonderland instead! The Arctic Hideaway in Nordland is an incredible collection of tiny houses that provides a one-of-a-kind vacation destination.
The Doodle House Is the Coolest House in Kent
Artist Sam Cox, better known by his professional title, Mr. Doodle, has created his most extensive and most immersive project to date: The Doodle House.
Brad Pitt Debuts His Sculptures at Finnish Art Museum
Being an Academy Award-winning actor isn’t enough for the famous Brad Pitt. He’s now established himself as a sculptor. Pitt’s artwork recently debuted in a group show titled “WE” at Tampere, Finland’s Sara Hildén Art Museum.
The Greek Myth Behind How Europe Got Its Name
If you’ve ever looked at the Greek 2-euro coin, you’ve seen the image of Europa. You might be familiar with the picture of this famous character in Greek mythology. However, do you know her story?