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Fantastic Foto Friday: Church Island in Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw has a long history and it shows in the beautifully restored historic buildings all around town. One of my favorite sights is from the bank of the Oder river towards the church island with its skyline of churches – it’s a sight to behold!
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One city like no other: New York City

New York City is one of those places in the world that you should see – you may like it or not, but it is an experience you won’t find elsewhere. Other cities might be larger by size or population, but few can match its diversity: The more than 8 Million reflect immigrants from all over the world, speaking more … Continue reading

History blends with a modern city – Rome, Italy

There are a lot of cultural sights all over Europe and many cities offer a treasure trove of historic buildings and the remains of empires long gone! And if there is one city that manages to seamlessly blend 2000 years of marvelous history with modern life, it is Rome, making it the most fun place you can explore history! … Continue reading

Evening entertainment in Ubud – Balinese Dance!

If you are staying in Ubud overnight and have any cultural interests, you should add a dance performance do your evening schedule. It will make for a nice evening out and will provide some insights into Balinese history and culture. There are very different dance forms available, the  “made for tourists” performances vary in quality and there are a number … Continue reading

The largest temple on Bali – Pura Besakih

I have reviewed a few temples to visit on Bali. The biggest, most popular and most important from a religious perspective, is Pura Besakih. It’s located on the side of Mount Agun, the highest peak and volcano on Bali. It’s also the most touristy one, with all the good and bad that comes with it! … Continue reading

The express tour of Philippine history – Ayala Museum, Manila

If you are visiting Manila, on business or leisure, and only have a view hours to look around, there is no better place to go than the Ayala Museum in Makati, the financial district of Manila. The museum is conveniently located in the Greenbelt mall, with plenty of stores and restaurants to visit before or after. When visiting a foreign … Continue reading

The largest museum on the planet – Louvre, Paris

The Louvre is the largest museum in the world. With 35,000 objects and over 60,000 square meters of space, you better bring your walking shoes to explore it. And with more than 9 million visitors each year, you need to plan ahead for your visit. And visit, you should, not only to see the Mona Lisa… … Continue reading

Paris – City of Love… and much more…

Paris – the city of love? How can a city not be romantic, if even the chocolate on your cappuccino spells “Love”? And I admit I have contributed a love lock to the clutter on Paris bridges across the Seine river and thrown away the key… and had a romantic walk through the Luxembourg gardens… yet there is so much … Continue reading