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Things to do in Kutna Hora (Czech Republic).

Things to do in Kutna Hora

Kutna Hora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its ancient architecture, mining history, gothic cathedrals such as the Ossuary, and its fair share in making the Czech Republic what it is today. Here are the things you can do there. 1.   Sedlec Ossuary Known better as “The Bone Church”, this might be the most […]

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Devin Castle in Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Devin Castle – A Castle in Bratislava Destroyed by Napoleon

Devin Castle is an ancient castle in Bratislava destroyed by Napoleon’s army. It stands atop a hill located at the confluence of two old rivers: Danube and Morava. However, it is not a standing castle, but the ruins of a former one. Let’s know more about it.  As soon as you enter, the castle towers welcome […]

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Roussanou Monastery Meteora Greece

Roussanou Monastery – Small But Lovely

Roussanou Monastery sits on a low rock pillar – compared to the other monasteries in Meteora. It is very much accessible to public transport and there is not much climbing involved, but a few steps. The monastery itself is connected via a small bridge and is managed by nuns who are collecting the entrance fee […]

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Varlaam Monastery in Meteora, Greece.

Varlaam Monastery – Sitting on Top of a Rock Pillar While Being Beautiful

Varlaam Monastery was the first monastery we’ve seen when the driver dropped us off at the parking lot in Meteora. Though the parking space was just opposite the Great Monastery of Meteoron, Varlaam demanded our attention first. And why not? She sits on top of a rock pillar while being spectacularly gorgeous! Wait until the […]

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Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron (Greece).

The Great Monastery of Meteoron in Meteora

The Great Monastery of Meteoron is the highest of all monasteries built in Meteora. These monasteries sit on top of towering rocks that were impossible to climb. As they say, it is a herculean task to get up in these monasteries that look like they’re “suspended in the air.” But, nowadays, stairs and bridges are […]

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The Holy Monastery of Roussanou (Greece).

Meteora in One Day from Athens – A Travel Itinerary

Meteora in one day? Yes, it is possible – from Athens. However, you need to sacrifice your sleep if you want to maximize your time. And if you are into walking/hiking, you’ll go far. So, here’s our one day itinerary in Meteora. Thursday, 11:55 PM – Taking the Train We took a train from Athens […]

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Meteora Monasteries are Hovering in the Air (Meteora, Greece). Travel Blog

These Meteora Monasteries are Hovering in the Air

These Meteora monasteries are hovering in the air. On our way to see these monasteries, our jaws dropped as we passed by the towering rock formations. They are amazing geological formations that will never fail to make you wonder how they came into existence. While these are marvels of nature, the monasteries on top of […]

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Photos Cathedral of San Miguel de Allende (Mexico). Travel Blog

Photos: The San Miguel de Allende Cathedral

The San Miguel de Allende Cathedral in Mexico is the most iconic landmark of this colonial city. This postcard-perfect town is located 170 miles north of Mexico City. San Miguel de Allende was voted by the readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine as the “World’s Best City” in 2017 and 2018! The old part of […]

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The Views from Kaiserdom (Cathedral Tower) in Frankfurt (Germany). Photo Travel Blog

City Skyline: The Views from Kaiserdom in Frankfurt

The views from Kaiserdom (aka Frankfurt Cathedral) shows every visitor a highly-contrasting skyline of the city. The juxtaposition of the Romerberg Old Town and the city ‘s modern skyscrapers seem to complement each other’s skyline beauty. However, getting up there can be challenging – even for the tough ones! Its swirling 328 steps to the […]

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The Murals on the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall (Germany). Travel Blog Photo

40 Photos: The Murals on the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall

The murals on the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall is a fascinating display of past, present, and future. Though the wall is covered in vibrant colors and eye-catching art, they can’t hide the city’s history. It’s engraved on, within, and beyond that wall. Today, the remnants of the infamous Berlin Wall still stands […]

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