Places

St. Petersburg: Venice of the North

There are many cities claiming to be the Venice of the North, and Russia’s cultural capital, St. Petersburg, is on top of the list. As this was again a short layover, we struggled to see the beautiful parts of the city as best as we can. Having only been to Moscow, which I found a […]

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Arté, Places

Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect

I tried my best to visit some of Gaudi’s famous works in Barcelona, walking around the city on a beautiful day. Since it was a Monday, Bellesguard Gaudi (which I haven’t been to) is closed, so I went to the other sites for the second time around. The last time I was in Barcelona was […]

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Places

Scenes Around Lake Como

I had another Milan flight this month, and I wanted to go somewhere quiet and relaxing. I knew that if I went to Central Milan, I would end up shopping again, so I tried to stay away as much as possible. Since Como is only an hour and a half train ride from Malpensa Airport, […]

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Places

The Old Salzburg Charm

I am on a roll! I clearly have too much time this month, hence the five blog posts. :)) I’m trying to write as much as I can, while I can; because I recently read about a writer who developed Alzheimer’s and tried to write a memoir, recollecting memories that were already escaping her. That […]

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Places

Rome-ing Around

Rome is one of those places which however many times you visit, will never ever lose its appeal. The last time I went out and took tourist pictures of the famous landmarks in the city was back in 2012, although I had come back quite a few times after that. I make sure to always […]

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Places

Food Tour in Rome

Ancient Romans are infamously known as gluttons. There even came a time when an Emperor had to implement laws to abate extravagant eating in gatherings. They just love lots and lots of food! And why wouldn’t they? When you came from the race that gave birth to pizza (although it wasn’t invented ’til much later […]

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Places

Describe the Perfect Date

It wasn’t April 25th. It was a cool summer day on August 11th, and the only way to spend it was outdoors. You don’t even need a light jacket! :p I was opting for a home standby rather than operate a flight because I’m just one tired mess, but once we landed into Madrid, my […]

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