Tag Archives: Churches

Landsort Chapel on the Remote Swedish Island of Oja

I recently traveled to Stockholm for the 2016 TBEX conference (Travel Bloggers Exchange). Visit Stockholm treated me to a trip to Landsort on the remote island of Oja, the Southernmost island of Stockholm’s archipelago. Oja is famous for the Landsort lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in Sweden, which was constructed in 1651 and first lit in 1689. […]

Alexander Nevski Cathedral – Sofia

St Alexander Nevski Cathedral

Sofia in Bulgaria is one of my favourite European cities. It is accessible (Easyjet flights direct to Sofia), affordable (see How cheap is Sofia?) and home to one of the largest Eastern Orthodox Churches in the world – St Alexander Nevski Cathedral. The Architecture of St Alexander Nevski Cathedral Sofia I sat and admired the […]

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona – Gaudi’s Architectural Masterpiece

On a recent trip to Barcelona, Spain, I absolutely fell in love with La Sagrada Familia. This architectural masterpiece is still under construction, and it is anticipated that it will be finished to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Gaudi, the artist behind the Cathedral. La Sagrada Familia is one of the most famous […]