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All places in Europe I’ve visited.

Berlin Cathedral Dome And The Views From Up There

The Berlin Cathedral dome and the views from up there may not impress you much, but the climb to the Baroque dome is a nice experience you’ll remember. After exploring the Cathedral’s interior, climb the stairs to the top of the dome. A 360-degree view of the city is awaiting

Dancing House in Prague – Who Are These Dancers?

This Dancing House in Prague is in every tourist guidebook of the city. However, I really have mixed feelings about listing it as a tourist attraction. Alright, it’s different, eh? It’s not the usual building you can find in Prague, but, ok, it’s….unique? Now, let’s take a closer look at

Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin – Symbol of the Cold War

The Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin is a symbol of the Cold War that is still standing today. Though it is more of a tourist attraction nowadays, the checkpoint still looks true to what it used to be. If you want to see the original guardhouse, it is now at the

Charlottenburg Palace – The Most Splendid in Berlin

There is no doubt that Charlottenburg Palace is the most splendid in Berlin. I’m not sure how many palaces the city has, but if there’s one palace that you must go in, this should be it. In German, the locals call it Schloss Charlottenburg. The Baroque and Rococo facade of

The President of Slovakia Lives in This Palace

The President of Slovakia lives here – at the Grassalkovich Palace in Bratislava. I was surprised that the surroundings were not heavily-guarded with Presidential guardians. It was early June when I was there – and boy, it was quiet! As you can see in the photos below, I was the

My Own Walking Tour of Vienna – The City of Music

Here’s my own walking tour of Vienna – using the map I picked up at the tourism office at the train station. If you are arriving by train, don’t forget to drop by the tourism office and ask what you could do for a day or three in the city.

See Ancient Athens from Philopappou Hill

From the top of Philopappou Hill, you will be able to see the sweeping views of ancient Athens. The hill is named after Philopappou, a royal prince of the Kingdom of Commagene. On top of the Hill of the Muses, you’ll find a memorial in his honor. The memorial is

Oia Santorini Sunset Will Give You Chills

Oia Santorini Sunset will definitely give you chills. Make sure to get a spot 30 minutes before the sunset. You would be surprised that hundreds of tourists waiting for the golden spectacle to end their day. Or, perhaps, their honeymoon. Oia is on the edge of Santorini island.  It is

Relive Hollywood in These Film Locations in Paris

“Paris is always a good idea,” said Audrey Hepburn, a Hollywood legend who acted in romantic movies that featured famous landmarks in Paris. With so many great motion pictures made in this European city, it’s no wonder it earns these three nicknames: The City of Love, The City of Romance,

Apollo Gallery is the Most Dazzling Hall at Louvre Museum

I have no doubt that Apollo Gallery is the most dazzling hall at Louvre Museum. Yes, if there’s one room at Louvre Museum that spells grandeur, it would be Galerie d’Apollon. This amazingly-decorated room is fit for a sun god. From its walls to its ceiling Apollo Gallery shimmers in paintings,

Fira Santorini at Night Will Leave You Breathless

Fira Santorini at night is truly mesmerizing. When the sun goes down and the lights are on, the island is something you can only see in movies. It will leave you breathless, constantly sighing at the beauty that never seems to fade. Fira is the capital town of Santorini. The
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