21 Things Bosnia and Herzegovina is Known For

Sunset view of Sarajevo from most popular panoramic spot in Sarajevo; Yellow Fortress

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country located in the Balkans in southeastern Europe. It is a mid-sized nation by European standards but is often overlooked by tourists. Bosnia and Herzegovina is known for the Bosnian War which occurred in the 1990s, its ethnic and religious diversity, and its famous capital, Sarajevo. It was also the … Read more

15 Things Lyon is Known and Famous For

View on the saint Johns cathedral with the statue of Jesusd uring the sunrise in the old town of Lyon city

When people first think of France and its exciting range of destinations and cultural centers, they may list Paris, Nice, the Alps, maybe even Marseille. But Lyon is often forgotten and denied the real attention it deserves. In fact, France’s third-largest city and second-largest urban area is a wonderful destination with a whole host of … Read more

14 Things Lincoln (England) is Known and Famous For

Man and woman dressed up for Lincoln Steampunk

Lincoln is a city full of quirks, surprises and history. Prepare to learn more about some of the things Lincoln is famous for, as told by a true ‘Yellowbelly’. Lincoln is known for many things including its military links, Steampunk Festival and a mischievous imp or two! This is in addition to its superb Gothic … Read more

16 Things Southampton is Known and Famous For

Ocean Village marina in Southampton, UK.

Southampton, frequently nicknamed Soton, is a city rich in maritime tradition. Southampton is a famous port town and best known for being the departure point of the Titanic. Aside from that, it’s also known for its bustling student population, classic museums and top nightlife options. It’s an oft-underappreciated place well worth a visit on your … Read more

21 Things Cambridge is Known and Famous for

Aerial view of Cambridge

Cambridge is a wonderful place of new and old. The university and its architecture have existed since the 13th century, and some of history’s most influential minds and people have passed through. But, as a student city, you can’t miss the stark influence of young faces and new ideas. Cambridge is famous for its world-class … Read more

28 Things Croatia is Known and Famous For

Split, Croatia

What is Croatia famous for? Croatia is famous for its major cities such as Zagreb, Dubrovnik, and Havar, as well as the Dalmatian coast and islands. Croatia is also known for Krka National Park, as well as unique traditions including the Rijeka Carnival and unique foods such as Pag cheese and Lisitar cookies. But we’re … Read more

12 Best UK Chocolate Brands and Must-Buy Chocolates

A box of Aphrodite Chocolates

The United Kingdom has given the world plenty of iconic foods. From fish & chips to Yorkshire pudding and various pies, the food scene in the UK deserves way more recognition than it currently gets. The same goes for UK chocolates! After all, you’ve heard of Cadbury and Maltesers, haven’t you? From world-renowned chocolates to artisanal … Read more

21 Things Venice is Known and Famous For

Ride a gondola in Venice

One of the most impressive sights on Earth, Venice is known for its islands and canals, for enduring landmarks like the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco, and for world-class events like the Venetian Carnival and the Venice Biennale. Venice is known for issues like over-tourism and — ironically for a “floating” city — sinking … Read more

24 Things Luxembourg is Known and Famous For

Luxembourg Flag

Luxembourg is famous for being the second richest country in the world, being a European economic powerhouse and for having award-winning wines. Luxembourg is known for its capital city, also called Luxembourg, having a curious network of underground tunnels and for having three national languages. But first, here are the answers to some FAQs. There’ll … Read more

Italian Food Facts: 30 Fun Facts About Italian Cuisine

Pizza fresh out of the oven

I personally have a hard time trusting people who don’t adore Italian cuisine. Luckily, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of those heretics around. After all, what’s there not to love about an age-old tradition that favors simple and time-tested combinations, homemade cooking, and the freshest ingredients?  That’s the delicious topic we’ll be exploring … Read more