Krakow in Three Days

It’s possible. There is never enough time to see a place and I don’t suggest it, but if your time is limited or if you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway….it’s possible. At this time of the year, the days are shorter in Poland. I landed in Krakow past 4:00 pm and by the…

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Gaudi’s Barcelona

Barcelona is an architect’s city. When you walk its streets, you are easily transported into an eclectic mix of Modernism, Baroque and Gothic Art. One noted architect in particular dominates  Barcelona’s streets. Antonio Gaudi’s legacy can be seen all over the city. From the infamous La Sagrada Familia to the lamp posts of Plaza Real….

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Berlin’s Beaten Path

Berlin was one of the most memorable cities I’ve visited. The city has been through a lot and its history is far from romantic. I came to Berlin with some pre-conceived notions based on its war-torn history, but I left with a new appreciation of its vibrant urban life. Its dark past will always going…

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Walking the Fairy Tale Road in Germany

Famous storytellers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm were born in Hanau, Germany. The Brothers Grimm often used the landscape of Germany as an inspiration for their stories’ setting. Tales like Rapunzel, Snow White, The Pied Piper and Little Red Riding Hood are only some of the stories that came out of Germany. Now, visitors can actually experience…

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Beautiful Churches of Italy and Spain

Italy and Spain are two of the most religious countries in the world. Their rich and long history can be seen through their religious architectures, buildings and structures. More specifically, Italy and Spain has some of the most beautiful churches and cathedrals in the world. Not surprising since Italy’s capital, Rome is the heart of Roman Catholicism…

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Pisa in Photos

What if the worst architectural fail of a city became the best thing that ever happened to its tourism? That’s Pisa in a nutshell. Italy’s famous Leaning Tower of Pisa has become the city’s identity thanks to a miscalculation on the architect’s part. The tower was built on a poor foundation on a soft soil and over time, it…

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