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10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Blue Mosque in Istanbul (Turkey).

10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Istanbul is a culmination of Byzantine, Constantinople, and Ottoman art and culture. Although, there were many eye-catching attractions in the city, the Blue Mosque in Istanbul stands out from the rest ...

I Bathed an Ellie at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and I Instantly Regretted it! (Sri Lanka).

I Bathed an Ellie at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and I Instantly Regretted it!

In Sri Lanka, I bathed an ellie at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and I instantly regretted it. As soon as I saw the elephant with a chain on her neck, I ...

I Rode a Gondola in Venice and I Loved it! (Italy)

I Rode a Gondola in Venice and I Loved it!

I rode a gondola in Venice and I loved it! Yes, it’s a very touristy thing to do but you’d never fully experienced Venice if you’d pass up this experience. ...

OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!

Travel Quote Paris is always a good idea.

Photos – The Magnificent Eiffel Tower

There’s no doubt that the magnificent Eiffel Tower is France’s most photographed ...
Catedral de Sevilla (Seville Cathedral) is also known as "The Cathedral of St. Mary of the See." (Spain)

Inside Catedral de Sevilla – The World’s Largest Gothic Cathedral

Catedral de Sevilla boggles the mind. Not only it’s incredibly huge but ...
Chaouen - Morocco's Most Photogenic Blue City.

Chefchaouen – Morocco’s Most Photogenic Blue City

I have no doubt that Chefchaouen is Morocco’s most photogenic blue city. There ...
Sunrise at Mt Sinai, Egypt.

Photos: Sunrise at Mt Sinai

To experience watching the sunrise at Mt Sinai is one of those moments ...
How To Explore The Pyramids of Egypt On Foot.

How To Explore The Pyramids of Egypt On Foot

Though Egypt’s tourism has experienced a big slump in the past years, ...
View from the Top of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.

View from the Top of Burj Khalifa

The view from the top of Burj Khalifa in Dubai shows the ...
Frozen Niagara Falls Cascades Rainbow at Night.

Frozen Niagara Falls Cascades Rainbow at Night

You have seen viral photos of frozen Niagara Falls at daylight but ...
Things to do and see on Jordan: walk this bridge.

Reasons Why You Should Visit Jordan

Today marks my first year anniversary when I flew to Jordan last ...
Things to do in Havana

35 Things to do in Havana

These are the 35 things to do in Havana, Cuba. From riding ...

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Inside Basilica Cistern: This Sunken Palace Has Been Featured in Hollywood Blockbusters (Istanbul, Turkey).

Inside Basilica Cistern: This Sunken Palace Has Been Featured in Hollywood Blockbusters

Featured in some Hollywood blockbusters, such as 1963 James Bond film “From Russia with Love”, Ron Howard’s adaption of Dan Brown’s “Inferno”, and the recent one Marvel’s “Black Widow”, the Basilica Cistern is the largest cavernous cisterns of Istanbul. It is called “basilica” because it lies underneath the location of a Roman basilica long lost […]

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Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: a Christian Basilica, a Mosque and a Museum (Turkey).

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: a Christian Basilica, a Mosque and a Museum

Aya Sofia or Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is another must-visit attraction that would blow your mind away. It served as a Byzantine Cathedral from 537-1204; a Roman Cathedral until 1261; a Greek Orthodox Cathedral through 1453; an Ottoman mosque until 1931; and then, it became a museum which we enjoy until today.  I gasped when I […]

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5 Interesting Facts about the Doge’s Palace in Venice (Italy).

5 Interesting Facts about the Doge’s Palace in Venice

If anything that strikes our minds after hearing the name “Italy”, it is definitely Venice – a city where everything is shrouded in romance and intrigue. Doge’s Palace, in particular, is one of those places. 5 Interesting Facts about the Doge’s Palace in Venice Here are some interesting facts about it. 1. It exhibits Gothic […]

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Gondola Things to Do in Venice (Italy).

10 Things to Do in Venice

Lying on 117 small islands, Venice is an Italian haven for tourists, cradling 250,000 residents. I had the pleasure of visiting it last summer. Here’s my list. 10 Things to do in Venice 1. San Marco Cathedral and Square A perfect place to people-watch, San Marco square has three famous tourist sites, namely Doge’s Palace, […]

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Travel Itinerary: A Day in Pisa (Italy).

Travel Itinerary: A Day in Pisa

Located in the Tuscany region of Italy, Pisa is undoubtedly one of the ancient, and therefore, most visited cities of the country. Of course, a day in Pisa is not enough to explore every nook and corner of it, but it suffices if you’re looking to visit the following major sites:  A DAY IN PISA […]

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What to See Inside the Pisa Cathedral (Italy).

Italy: What to See Inside the Pisa Cathedral

The Pisa Cathedral marks the zenith of the architectural power of Pisa at the time of its creation by having bits from the Islamic, Byzantine, Lombard-Emilian, and classical architecture. Lying peacefully in the Piazza dei Miracoli (Miracle Square), it gleams in multi-colors, courtesy of the different types of marbles that it is adorned with, especially […]

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Italy: Why You Should Visit the Baptistry of Pisa

The Baptistery of Pisa – Where Galileo Was Baptized

Located in the Piazza dei Miracoli (Miracle Square), on the west coast of Italy, the Baptistery of Pisa forms one of the four buildings. In fact, it comes second in the chronological order, neighboring the Duomo di Pisa, the cathedral, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It is an ecclesiastical building, and throughout history, it […]

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These Splendid Mosaics at Basilica Sant'Apollinare Nuovo Will Take Breath Away (Ravenna, Italy).

Ravenna: These Splendid Mosaics at Basilica Sant Apollinare Nuovo Will Take Your Breath Away

You can’t visit Ravenna without looking up and down the splendid mosaics at Basilica Sant Apollinare Nuovo. They covered the walls of the whole basilica. It’s really an impressive work of religious art that’s been there since the 6th century. These series of mosaic are a testament to the contact between the Catholics and the […]

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San Giorgio Maggiorre Church From Afar (Venice, Italy).

Venice: Admiring San Giorgio Maggiore Church From Afar

A friend had suggested to visit San Giorgio Maggiore Church because the incredible view from its tower is much better than the one atop the San Marco Campanile. Well, that’s his point of view – and I can’t agree to that because I never had the time to visit it. All I could do was […]

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Why You Should Visit Segovia Cathedral (Spain).

Spain: Why You Should Visit Segovia Cathedral

Most of the churches around Spain have the title of cathedral – and Segovia Cathedral is one of them. It adorns the premises of the town’s Plaza Mayor. You can’t miss its giant structure coated in yellow-ish colour. This might be the only Gothic Cathedral you’ve seen with such colour!  The construction phase of it […]

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