9 Scenic Viewpoings in Prague, Czech Republic by JetSettingFools.com

9 Scenic Viewpoints in Prague, Czech Republic

Prague’s Old Town is awash with an array of colorful and intricately-detailed buildings, many of which are centuries old. We strolled the streets wide-eyed; we were in awe at every turn. However, as stunningly beautiful as Prague is up close, leaving the curving cobblestone lanes of the Old Town to seek out vantage points offered breathtaking landscapes.… Read the rest


Hiking Marjan Hill: First views back to Split, Croatia

Hiking Marjan Hill in Split, Croatia

We have been enamored with the historic cities – Lecce, Kotor, Dubrovnik and Mostar – that we’ve visited in the past three months. While they are each unique in their architecture and culture, they are – to a degree – similar in their setting: the cobblestone streets, narrow alleyways and wide squares…and not a whole lot of green space.… Read the rest


Dubrovnik Viewpoint from east of the city

An Insanely Awesome Dubrovnik viewpoint

Not wanting to waste any time during our short one-week stay in Dubrovnik, on our first day – which was clear and sunny – we took the cable car to the summit of Mount Srd for a look at the sensational views of the Old City and Adriatic Sea.… Read the rest


A short hike in Kotor, Montenegro for stunning views

There are three miles of protective walls that wrap around Kotor, Montenegro, completely fortifying the triangular, medieval town from the sea-facing entrance up into the hills above it. Building the ramparts took more than 1000 years and include lookout towers and a castle.… Read the rest


10 Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon, Portugal JetSettingFools.com

10 Scenic Viewpoints in Lisbon

The hills of Lisbon are giving us a workout, but our reward (besides burning up all the calories from the wine and custard tarts) are the scenic viewpoints in Lisbon showing us the brightly colored city from different angles. Miradouros – lookout points – with shady terraces, sometimes accompanied by a small café, can be found all over the city and both tourists and locals frequent the spots.… Read the rest