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Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art: the highlights (part one)

Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art: the highlights (part one)

Madrid is a paradise for all art lovers, with an array of theaters, libraries, music venues and museums. The most famous of these attractions – the wo
The John Lennon Wall in Prague: how it gave freedom a chance in the 1980s

The John Lennon Wall in Prague: how it gave freedom a chance in the 1980s

The challenge: discover the many layers of John Lennon Wall Situated across from the French Embassy in Prague, this colorful mess is a symbol of rebe
5 Balkan towns for history and sea lovers

5 Balkan towns for history and sea lovers

Nothing delights the soul as much as an evening walk through the narrow, romantically lit cobbled streets of an old town with a view over the sea. Thi
5 reasons why you should add Krakow to your list

5 reasons why you should add Krakow to your list

The challenge: explore one of the oldest cities in Europe and give me 5 more reasons why you loved it. Here are mine: Krakow is full of history The
The Warsaw Uprising Museum – moving and eye-opening

The Warsaw Uprising Museum – moving and eye-opening

I cried in a museum! Okay, I didn’t stand in the middle of an exhibition weeping uncontrollably, but a few tears might have rolled down my face. As I
Kovachesko Kale Fortress in Bulgaria

Kovachesko Kale Fortress in Bulgaria

In the valley of the Kovacheska River near Popovo, Bulgaria, you can still walk along the cobbled streets of a Roman fortress from the 4th century. Yo
Why Venetians don’t walk between the columns in St Mark’s Square

Why Venetians don’t walk between the columns in St Mark’s Square

When you set foot in St Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) in Venice for the first time, you'll probably be overwhelmed by all the magnificence surround
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