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Westminster Abbey - A Royal Coronation Venue, A Religious Site and A Cemetery (London, England)

Inside Westminster Abbey – A Royal Coronation Venue, A Religious Site and A Cemetery

Take a look inside Westminster Abbey – a royal coronation venue, a religious site and a cemetery. This is the most viral religious structure in United Kingdom. Royals were crowned, wed and buried here, including poets, scientists, and rulers The Westminster Abbey was initially titled “Collegiate Church of Saint Peter”. Westminster Abbey was a founded by […]

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My Top 5 Galleries / Museums in London (British Museum).

My Top Five Galleries / Museums in London

Paying nothing to enter almost all galleries / museums in London is one of the best things about living in the city. They’re yours to see, admire and love. After visiting these 5 museums / galleries, I must say that nothing can be better than treading the floors of these destinations in a pursuit to […]

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Hospital Sant Pau is Barcelona's Window to Art Nouveau (Barcelona, Spain).

Hospital Sant Pau is Barcelona’s Window to Art Nouveau

The former hospital Sant Pau is Barcelona’s window to art nouveau. The moment you enter the gate, you know you’re inside a place that would take you to bygone times. You’d never even know that in the past, these buildings were used as hospitals. From outside, the pointed spires and well-decorated walls and windows give […]

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Park Guell in Barcelona is Visually Stunning (Spain).

Park Guell in Barcelona is Visually Stunning

Park Guell in Barcelona is visually stunning. I’m not only referring to the legacy of arts and architecture that Antoni Gaudi left but also to the nature and breathtaking views you’ll see from up here. You’ve never been to Barcelona if you’ve never been to Parc Guell. This is the city’s green space on a […]

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This is the House of Romeo in Verona (Italy).

This is the House of Romeo in Verona

In Verona, after I visited Casa de Giuletta (Juliet’s House), I wasted no time but walked to the house of Romeo. It’s just 3 minutes walk to and from each other. However, it took me 15 minutes to finally figure it out because the street was so quiet. I expected a bit of a crowd but […]

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Travel Itinerary: A Day in Bologna (Piazza de Maggiore - Italy).

Travel Itinerary: A Day in Bologna

I was in Bologna for two full days and nights. However, I only spent a day in Bologna because I spent the second day in Ravenna, a small city which is an hour and 15 minutes by train. Ravenna is a city known for its amazing mosaics, history and architecture. It’s also the final resting […]

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Basilica de San Petronio in Bologna Was Instrumental in the Creation of the Leap Year (Italy).

Basilica de San Petronio in Bologna Was Instrumental in the Creation of the Leap Year

It’s a fact that Basilica de San Petronio in Bologna was instrumental in the creation of the leap year (366 days) in our modern-day calendar. Why? Read below. How the leap year came into existence. Inside the Basilica, you’ll find a large sundial, measuring 67.7 meters. This is the world’s longest indoor meridian line designed […]

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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. You’ve got to explore the city’s canals by taking a gondola tour! I can assure you that no matter how long the tour is, you’ll […]

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This Leaning Tower of Bologna Leans More Than the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy).

This Leaning Tower of Bologna Leans More Than the Leaning Tower of Pisa

This leaning of Bologna leans more than the leaning tower of Pisa. The former leans 4 degrees and the latter at 3.97 degrees. Yep, it’s just a tiny difference, really, right? However, the fame of the leaning tower of Bologna is eclipsed by the leaning tower of Pisa. Maybe, it’s because the Bologna tower doesn’t […]

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Apollo Gallery is the Most Dazzling Hall at Louvre Museum (Paris, France).

Apollo Gallery is the Most Dazzling Hall at Louvre Museum

I have no doubt that Apollo Gallery is the most dazzling hall at Louvre Museum. Yes, if there’s one room at Louvre Museum that spells grandeur, it would be Galerie d’Apollon. This amazingly-decorated room is fit for a sun-god. From its walls to its ceiling Apollo Gallery shimmers in paintings, tapestries, jewels, gilded embellishments and statues. […]

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