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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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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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Palau Guell in Barcelona is a Mansion With Splendid Interior (Spain).

Palau Guell in Barcelona is a Mansion With Splendid Interior

The Palau Guell in Barcelona may look ordinary outside but wait until you step on inside. It’s splendid! Truly magnifique!  Barcelona is love not because of its 24/7 party scenes, but also because it has some of the most architecturally and artistically revered ancient buildings such as the Paul Guell Mansion. I was in the […]

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The Plaza Mayor in Salamanca Has No Place For A Dictator (Spain).

The Plaza Mayor in Salamanca Has No Place For A Dictator

The Plaza Mayor in Salamanca has no place for a dictator – especially for Francisco Franco who brutally ruled Spain from 1939 – 1975. Nowadays, Spain is continually trying to erase everything that’s related to this Nazi sympathizer. Salamanca has finally done what should have been done long time ago. Read on… The Plaza Mayor […]

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Climbing to the Top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy).

City Skyline: Climbing to the Top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Yes, it is possible to climb to the top of the leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. You just don’t pose like you’re saving the leaning tower from falling with your tiny hands but you have to climb and see what’s up there. The views aren’t really impressive but climbing a leaning tower is a […]

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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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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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This Arena in Verona is Older Than the Colosseum in Rome

Standing in all its grandeur, this Arena in Verona has been around in the city for well over 2000 years. I have been to the Colosseum in Rome and although it is larger, unlike Verona Arena, it does not hold immense history in its folds. That is fact no. 1. When I was in Verona I […]

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The Splendid Mosaics of San Vitale Basilica in Ravenna (Italy).

The Splendid Mosaics of Basilica di San Vitale in Ravenna

Ravenna is called “The City of Mosaics” for places such as the Basilica di San Vitale. I was dazzled by the Byzantine mosaics that played before my eyes and I couldn’t help but contemplate all its historical attributes of this place, not to mention its architectural magnificence. The first stone foundation of the basilica was […]

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Reasons Why You Should Visit The Duomo in Milan (Italy).

Italy: Reasons Why You Should Visit The Duomo in Milan

In Milan, all roads lead to the Duomo – a gigantic cathedral that is as old as the Roman empire itself. Any visitor who does not visit this place hasn’t been to Milan. Why, oh why?  …because I have seen this place and I must say that I was shaken to my core when I […]

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