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Tourists and visitors don’t just go to Avila to see the famed Murallas or Walls that surround the city. There’s another reason – to visit the Convent of St Theresa of Avila. Thousands of Catholic pilgrims pass by this convent to honor the Saint known for her spiritual contemplation and mysticism. She’s a Carmelite nun […]
Catedral de Avila or Avila Cathedral is the first Gothic cathedral in Spain. Going inside was the first thing I did when I arrived in this city known for its ancient fortress. Instead of joining a tour, I opted to do it alone because, as you can guess, I abhor to be rushed. And besides, a […]
There’s no doubt that Murallas de Avila are Spain’s most preserved city walls. The imposing ramparts are so high that you feel so tiny standing in front of them. They’re solid strong and can still defend the city inside, in case of conflict. The walls are built in Romanesque style between 1090-1099 to defend Avila from […]
If you have the chance to watch the sunset in Avila (Spain), make sure to be on top of a hill to enjoy the view from up there. You can’t miss the hill with a ruined shed as you enter the town wall. There’s even a fat chance that you see tourists taking thousands of selfies on […]
This post is originally from IHG’s Guide to New York City. New York City is the most popular destination in the world, and for good reason. With first-class entertainment options, world-famous landmarks, buzzing street activity and nightlife, it is an epicenter of culture, diversity and excitement. Your choices are seemingly endless when it comes to […]
First of all, National Gallery London is a grand place to see grand art. There’s no excuse you’d skip this attraction that is visited by thousands of art lovers around the world. Inside, you’ll find the world’s art masterpieces. Name the world’s most famous artists in their own discipline and they have them here. Expect […]
Behind the iconic Big Ben is the Houses of Parliament. This is where the House of Commons and the House of Lords sit down together to make laws. Yes, it’s here where laws are introduced and debated for the greater good of the British people. Visitors are actually allowed to go in here via a […]
London skyline from the Monument to the Great Fire is breathtakingly wondrous. From up here, you can see River Thames, the endless construction going on and the glass-covered architecture standing next to century-old classical buildings. In 1966, London had a fire that devastated a huge chunk of the city. To immortalize such historical significance that […]