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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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Travel Recap – Where Did My Wanderlust Take Me in 2017?

Travel Recap – Where Did My Wanderlust Take Me in 2017?

Happy New Year, Everyone! I hope you start 2018 with a loud bang of laughter, fireworks, clinking glasses and oozing positivity of the year ahead. It’s day 1 of 2018, so, it’s always good to look forward to something unknown. Whatever your plans are for this year, I hope it includes going away from a […]

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A Leisurely Walk at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (Rome, Italy).

Photos: A Leisurely Walk at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Here are photos of my leisurely walk at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. For most tourists, they directly go to the hill where they see the bird’s eye view of the ancient ruins of the city that brought us the legend of Remus and Romulus. Some tour companies won’t include this attraction because it’s […]

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The Basilica de Maria Degli Angeli del Martiri (Basilica of Santa Maria, Angels and Martyrs) (Rome, Italy).

In Rome, I Stumbled on This Church Designed by Michelangelo – The Basilica de Maria Degli Angeli del Martiri

While I was on my way to the Trevi Fountain, I stumbled on the Basilica de Maria degli Angeli del Martiri, in front of Piazza della Repubblica. I went inside because i was intrigued by its huge and ugly exterior. But, if there’s one thing I learned from travelling, that would be: Don’t judge the building […]

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Inside the Spectacular Vatican Museum (Rome, Italy). Hall of Maps

I Catwalked The Hall of Maps at the Vatican Museum

Ok, I didn’t really catwalked the Hall of Maps at the Vatican Museum like Tyra Banks. If I did that, it’s either security would escort me out or join me sashay the whole length of the hall. ;D However, I did the Victoria Secret catwalk in my mind – with Adam Levine singing in the […]

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Inside the Spectacular Vatican Museum (Rome, Italy).

My Jaw Dropped Inside the Spectacular Vatican Museum

My jaw dropped inside the spectacular Vatican Museum. I can’t even find the exact words on how I felt while slowly going around. It is the best museum I’ve been to and every piece seems to be priceless. Even the minutest thing of all would cost more than my life! 😀 I reckon that no […]

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Finding Romance at the Spanish Steps in Rome (Italy).

I Didn’t Find Romance at the Spanish Steps in Rome But I Did Find John Keat’s House

First of all, I didn’t find romance at the Spanish Steps in Rome. Not even a wisp breath of ardour. And that’s because the place is infested with tourists, like me. 😀 I can only imagine at night when lovers would smooch on the stairs and whisper promises only to be broken later. 😀 But […]

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I Wished For World Peace at the Trevi Fountain in Rome (Italy).

I Wished For World Peace at the Trevi Fountain in Rome

This is no bull – but I really wished for world peace at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Though my life isn’t perfect, I’m already grateful for what I now have. I didn’t even think about that wish because every time I find a wishing well or fountain in my travels, I always have the […]

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