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Skyline Views from the Top of Milan Duomo / Cathedral (Italy).

City Skyline: Views from the Top of Milan Cathedral

If standing on top of Milan Cathedral won’t take your breath away – you better check in yourself to a hospital. 😀 No, I’m not kidding. Milan Duomo is one of the very few man-made architectural wonder that blew my mind away. It’s one of those places you don’t only have to see but also […]

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Pieta Rondanini - Michelangelo's Unfinished Statue (Milan, Italy).

Pieta Rondanini – Michelangelo’s Unfinished Statue or Work in Progress?

Pieta Rondanini is Michelangelo’s unfinished marble statue. Since 1952, Milan is a host to the master’s work. Today, you can find it at Museo Pieta Rondanini inside the Castello Sforzesco. When Michelangelo died in 1564, they found the sculpture at the artist’s workshop in Rome. Afterwards, the unfinished statue was missing for more than 200 […]

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Travel Itinerary: One Day in Avila (Spain).

Travel Itinerary: One Day in Avila

Avila is one of the historical jewels of the crown of Spain. Cities around the world are witnesses of many past events and Avila is no exception. It has seen the Moorish as well as the Christian rule, and both of these eras have left their footprints on the city in form of monasteries, Romanesque […]

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10 Interesting Facts About the London Eye (England).

10 Interesting Facts About the London Eye

Located on the South Bank of River Thames, the London eye was opened in 2000. Since then, it has served as a tourism landmark for the tourists as well as the UK locals. Its design is similar to that of a normal bicycle wheel but that doesn’t remotely mean it is one. In fact, it […]

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Catalan Modernism - 5 Interesting Facts about Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona (Spain)

Catalan Modernism – 5 Interesting Facts About Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona

A historic concert hall built in 1908, the Palau de la Musica Catalana is a turn-of-the-century piece of modern architecture by Lluis Domenech I Montaner. Its immaculate design, stained glasses, detailed mosaics, and expressive façade are some of the few things that attract tourists from around the world. The building is serving the role for […]

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City Skyline: Splendid Views of Barcelona From Montjuic Castle (Spain).

City Skyline: Splendid Views of Barcelona From Montjuic Castle

The views of Barcelona from Montjuic Castle is stunningly marvelous. Situated on the top of the Montjuic hill overlooking Barcelona, Castle Montjuic is an epitome of the resilience of Barcelona against the oppressions and invasions. Yet, it is also a monument of the victory of Spain over Catalan some 350 years ago. The victory is […]

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10 Interesting Facts About the Oculus in New York City.

10 Interesting Facts About the Oculus in New York City

The Oculus in New York City (or the World Trade Center) serves as a terminal station that is, in turn, served by the Newark WTC and the Hoboken WTC, where the latter serves only on weekends. The station, which is located in the WTC of the Financial District, Manhattan, itself was opened for public on […]

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Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban - the Philippine's Version to "Christ The Redeemer" in Brazil

Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban – the Philippines’ Answer to “Christ The Redeemer” in Brazil

Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban or the Hands of Jesus Shrine is a must-see tourist destination located in Quezon province. It is famous for the legends that revolve around the healing church located in the area and also the staircase museum (sort of) of all the important biblical events. Considering the religious devotion of the Filipinos, seeing […]

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View of Taal Volcano from the Unfinished Marcos Mansion (Tagaytay, Philippines).

View of Taal Volcano from the Unfinished Marcos Mansion

Approximately 90 minutes away from Manila, on the clearing above the subtly mighty Mt. Gonzales, there is an unfinished mansion or a palace that speaks of the cruelty of human extravagance when it reaches its epitome. Called the “Palace in the Sky”, it is hard to believe that the rustic mansion with its dusty verandas […]

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Sri Lanka: What to do and see in Pettah (Colombo).

Colombo: What to do and see in Peetah

Peetah is the name of the cultural, religious, and urban neighbourhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is also a crowded market that sells everything you could ask for – from kitchen wares to tools and to beauty products. In my first 10 minutes of strolling around, it was pretty overwhelming bumping into elbows and shoulders […]

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