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The Beauty of the Roman Colosseum Facade (Rome, Italy).

The Beauty of the Roman Colosseum Facade

On my very first afternoon in Italy, I decided to walk and see the beauty of the Roman Colosseum facade. I’ve seen this classic architecture a thousand times in postcards and on the pages of hundreds of books I’ve flipped through. I didn’t want to see one side of it only, so I circled around it […]

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Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre is Your Postcard Perfect Place in Italy.

Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre is Your Postcard Perfect Place in Italy

Riomaggiore in Cinque Terre is your postcard perfect place in Italy. Cinque Terre is a protected national park which comprises of cinque (five) terre (villages). Riomaggiore is the first train stop if you start from La Spezia where most people stay. The other four villages are: Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Where to stay in […]

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Cinque Terre - Photos from Manarola Village (Italy).

Cinque Terre – Photos from Manarola Village

Cinque Terre is on the north western coast of Italy. This is, perhaps, the country’s version of the French Riviera in France. Cinque Terre is translated into “five lands.” These villages are: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Monterosso and Vernazza. They’re along the rugged coastlines of Italy where colourful houses are built on jagged cliffs. They view […]

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The Dashing and Fashionable Men of Florence (italy).

The Dashing and Fashionable Men of Florence

This is my first post in Florence – and it’s all about boys. Or men – the fashionable men of Florence. I was walking on my way to SM Novella Train Station this afternoon when I noticed these men in the middle of the street, A photographer was busy directing them to pose this and […]

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Snow Fell in This Church in the Summer of 1911 (Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore / Rome, Italy).

Snow Fell in This Church in the Middle of Summer in Rome

Yes, if the Catholics have to be believed, snow fell in this church in the middle of summer in Rome. But, first, let me clarify: the snowing happened first before the church was built. Not the other way around. Here’s the story in brief. Legend has it that a rich couple with no heirs made […]

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