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Inside the Convent of St Theresa of Avila (Spain).

Inside the Convent of St Theresa of Avila

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 […]

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Inside Cathedral de Avila (Avila Cathedral) is the First Gothic Cathedral in Spain.

Inside Avila Cathedral – The First Gothic Cathedral in Spain

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 […]

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Murallas de Avila - Spain's Most Preserved City Walls (Spain).

Murallas de Avila – Spain’s Most Preserved City Walls

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 […]

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Avila is the essence of ancient Spain.

Sunset in Avila – Spain’s Medieval City

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 […]

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Tate Modern London - Boring Outside But Fabulous Inside

Tate Modern London – Boring Outside But Fabulous Inside

Tate Modern London is your place to go if you wanna see contemporary art. I must admit that the building’s facade itself is not of a contemporary design but a boring concrete that doesn’t scream modern. And the reason is that – it used to be a power plant and converted into an international venue […]

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10 Interesting Facts About the Houses of Parliament in London.

10 Interesting Facts About the Houses of Parliament

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 […]

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London Skyline from the Monument to the Great Fire.

London Skyline from The Monument

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 […]

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Photos: The Stunning Tower Bridge at Night (London, England).

Photos: The Stunning Tower Bridge at Night

I told you in my previous post that you’d fall in love with the Tower Bridge at night time. The views will definitely hold your breath and you can’t help but think of someone – especially when you’re traveling alone. It’s in a view like this when solo travel becomes lonely, but never alone. As […]

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