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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 experience Venice if you’d passed 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

5 Leonardo Da Vinci Paintings Inside the Louvre Museum

Aside from Monalisa, here are other 5 Leonardo Da Vinci paintings inside the Louvre Museum in Paris. Da Vinci wasn’t just an artist. He was also a scientist, sculptor, engineer, geologist, architect, etc. He was an epitome of a Renaissance man. 5 Leonardo Da Vinci Paintings Inside the Louvre Museum

Photos: The Stained Glass Windows at Notre Dame Paris

The stained glass windows at Notre Dame Paris deserve a separate post in this blog. Every church in Europe has its own amazing stained glass windows – from its walls to its roof. From Italy to Belgium to Spain, these colourful windows tell a story of Jesus, Mary, Joseph, Kings,

Interesting Facts About Sacre Coeur in Paris

Before visiting, get to know these interesting facts about Sacre Coeur in Paris. It’s a minor Roman Catholic basilica that sits atop Montmarte, the city’s highest summit. You’ll see it from the top of the Eiffel Tower or from Notre Dame Cathedral. Its domes look different from any Catholic churches

Inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Here are some photos of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. I didn’t see Quasimodo inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. He is, of course – along with Esmeralda – fictional.  But this Catholic cathedral seems to be tied to his name or the other way around. Thanks to

10 Masterpieces Not To Miss at Louvre Museum in Paris

The Louvre Museum is the world’s largest art museum. It is renowned for Leonardo Da Vinci’s, Monalisa. If you only have limited time to spare inside, here are 10 masterpieces not to miss at Louvre Museum in Paris. Ideally, this museum should not be seen in a rush. There’s so

The Broken Chair at the United Nations Office in Geneva

You’d never miss the monument of the broken chair at the United Nations office in Geneva. It’s on the square in front of the office where world affairs are decided. The monstrosity of the structure carries the weight of a world problem we all too familiar with – war. The

Jet d’Eau is Geneva’s Most Iconic Landmark

Unlike other landmarks in Geneva or major cities in the world, Jet d’Eau is a water fountain. Most city landmarks we know are architecture-related structures that speak of its era. It’s very rare that you’ll associate a city with a water fountain this high and so centre of attraction. In

This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum

Planning to see Monalisa at Louvre Museum with a few pairs of eyes staring at Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece? Good luck with that! Getting closer to the painting? Hmmmnnn… You really have to be patient and brave as you slowly snake your way to the front view. Don’t worry about

The Eiffel Tower at Night – Is it Really Romantic?

Is the Eiffel Tower at night really romantic? Hmmm, that’s a million kisses question I’d attempt to answer. The answer is both yes and no. But then, I’m single and I travel solo, so, you may not take my word for this. And also because I have different views about

At Arc de Triomphe in Paris, All Twelve Avenues Meet Here

At Arc de Triomphe in Paris, all twelve avenues meet here. And they’re all straight streets that you could easily follow to the end of nowhere. From the center of Place Charles de Gaulle, the avenues spread out like tentacles of an octopus. When you’re standing from the top of

City Skyline: Lyon Panorama From the Hilltop

If there’s one thing that I regret visiting Lyon (in the central east part of France), that would be – I only stayed for two nights. A city with so much to offer, why did I think of staying there in such a short time? I don’t know the answer

Basilica of Notre Dame de Fourvière Guards the City of Lyon

If Rio de Janeiro has the statue of Christ the Redeemer looking after the city, Lyon has Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Yes, it’s not a statue with open arms but a basilica sitting on top of a mountain. You can’t miss it – and every local knows where it