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The Views of Beautiful Annecy from the Chateau (France).

The Views of Beautiful Annecy from the Chateau

Don’t miss the views of beautiful Annecy from the Chateau should you decide to visit it for a day from Lyon. Chateau de Annecy sits on the hill and towers above the city and Lake Annecy. After paying the entrance fee, walk all the way to the end of the castle and you’ll find a […]

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10 Masterpieces Not To Miss at Louvre Museum in Paris (France).

10 Masterpieces Not To Miss at Louvre Museum in Paris

The Louvre Museum is the world’s largest art museum. It is renowned for Leonardo Da Vinci’s, Monalisa. If you only have limited time to spare inside, here are 10 masterpieces not to miss at Louvre Museum in Paris. Ideally, this museum should not be seen in rush. There’s so much to see here and I’d […]

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The Broken Chair at the United Nations Office in Geneva

The Broken Chair at the United Nations Office in Geneva

You’d never miss the monument of the broken chair at the United Nations office in Geneva. It’s on the square in front of the office where world affairs are decided. The monstrosity of the structure carries the weight of a world problem we all too familiar with – war. The Broken Chair at the United […]

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Jet d'Eau is Geneva's Most Iconic Landmark (Switzerland).

Jet d’Eau is Geneva’s Most Iconic Landmark

Unlike other landmarks in Geneva or major cities in the world, Jet d’Eau is a water fountain. Most city landmarks we know are architecture-related structures that speak of its era. It’s very rare that you’ll associate a city with a water fountain this high and so centre of attraction. In fact, I can only think […]

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This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum (Paris, France).

This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum

Planning to see Monalisa at Louvre Museum with a few pairs of eyes staring at Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece? Good luck with that! Getting closer to the painting? Hmmmnnn… You really have to be patient and brave as you slowly snake your way to the front view. Don’t worry about a couple of stops – […]

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View of Paris From the Top of Eiffel Tower (France).

I Climbed the Eiffel Tower in Paris and These are the Views From Up There

I climbed the Eiffel Tower in Paris and these are the views from up there! Okay, I didn’t literally climbed the iron-wrought stairs because my companion hated the idea. But, we negotiated and agreed that we’re going down on foot. Going Up. So, we lined up for the tickets under the summer heat. We took […]

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The Eiffel Tower at Night - Is it Really Romantic? (Paris, France)

The Eiffel Tower at Night – Is it Really Romantic?

Is the Eiffel Tower at night really romantic? Hmmm, that’s a million kisses question I’d attempt to answer. The answer is both yes and no. But then, I’m single and I travel solo, so, you may not take my word for this. And also because I have different views about romance. LOL… 😀 The Eiffel […]

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Arc de Triomphe in Paris (France).

At Arc de Triomphe in Paris, All Twelve Avenues Meet Here

At Arc de Triomphe in Paris, all twelve avenues meet here. And they’re all straight streets that you could easily follow to the end of nowhere. From the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle, the avenues spread out like tentacles of an octopus. When you’re standing from the top of this monstrous monument, you’ll see […]

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City Skyline: Lyon Panorama From the Hilltop (France).

City Skyline: Lyon Panorama From the Hilltop

If there’s one thing that I regret visiting Lyon (in the central east part of France), that would be – I only stayed for two nights. A city with so much to offer, why did I think of staying there in such a short time? I don’t know the answer to that – but I […]

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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière Guards the City of Lyon (France).

Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière Guards the City of Lyon

If Rio de Janeiro has the statue of Christ the Redeemer looking after the city, Lyon has Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Yes, it’s not a statue with open arms but a basilica sitting on top of a mountain. You can’t miss it – and every local knows where it is. It may look far […]

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