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The Artist Alphonse Mucha & Prague

The Artist Alphonse Mucha & Prague

Prague has had no shortage of famous inhabitants throughout history, but in the art world there are few whose reputations surpass that of Alphonse Mucha, one of the most famous painters of the Art Nouveau movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Chances are you’d recognize Mucha’s work, even if you don’t know

The Best Oft-Overlooked Museums in Rome

The Best Oft-Overlooked Museums in Rome

When you’re strolling through the streets of Rome, it can sometimes feel like the whole city is one big museum. But the best museums in Rome aren’t all on the well-trod tourist paths. With astonishing collections of art housed in remarkable masterpieces of architecture, from 16th century palaces to unapologetically modern designs, these five museums are

Warsaw’s Must-See Museums

Warsaw’s Must-See Museums

Warsaw is an irrepressible city with a history that has spanned from triumph to tragedy. Emerging from communism to become one of the most vibrant destinations in Central Europe, Warsaw has a little of everything, from excellent dining to great jazz clubs. But this is also a fantastic place for visiting museums, as there seems to be

3 Must-see Sights in Riga

3 Must-see Sights in Riga

Riga is a place that caters to every type of traveler. Just off the beaten path of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations, the city hasn’t yet been overrun by crowds of tourists, and it still has a quaint style all its own. From alluring architecture to interesting museums and bustling marketplaces, this is a destination that thrives

Salzburg’s Best Museums

Salzburg’s Best Museums

Salzburg’s center is so beautifully preserved that sometimes it feels like a museum in itself. Of course there’s nothing sleepy or over-formal about the city, but history remains present in vibrant ways in Salzburg today, from the imposing castle looming on the Festungsberg hill, to the quaint cobblestones of Old Town. Besides the history you’ll see on every street

Alchemy in Prague

Alchemy in Prague

This guest post is by Cheryl MacDonald and Lisa Chavis of What Boundaries Travel, who were guests of JayWay Travel as part of the #JayWayPrague blogger project in the summer of 2015. They left behind their executive level careers and have been traveling the world since 2007. Their goal is to travel the world and inspire others

Vienna’s Jewish Heritage & Sights

Vienna’s Jewish Heritage & Sights

Of all the cities in Europe, Vienna has perhaps the richest and most deeply seated Jewish heritage. Despite persistent and recurring waves of anti-Semitism, of which the Holocaust was only the most recent, Vienna’s Jewish community has remained vibrant and significant and today Vienna’s Jewish heritage & sights are some of the richest in Europe. It’s impossible to

Travel Different: Stay in a National Monument

Travel Different: Stay in a National Monument

Mostar‘s Old Bridge Area is one of just two UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina and sees more visitors than anywhere else in the country but the majority of them stay for just a few hours on a day trip from Dubrovnik or by detouring a little into Bosnia and Herzegovina on