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There simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck by its scenic beauty, epic history and dazzling artistic and culinary diversity.

Inside La Sagrada Familia

Inside La Sagrada Familia

Every time I was in Barcelona, the long lineups to get tickets to enter La Sagrada Familia discouraged me from visiting it. On this specific trip, I was there with my mother who made a point of visiting it as she had never been there and was very interested in seeing it in person. So I...

Tacheles in Berlin

Tacheles in Berlin

Berlin’s art scene exploded after the wall came down and I was lucky to get a glimpse into some of it while visiting the city. Stumbled on Tacheles by simply wandering around the city and it was a real discovery where I ended up spending a couple of hours exploring all the floors...

The Perfect Little Town in Spain

The Perfect Little Town in Spain

This would be my favourite town to retire to… Sitges in Spain has been recognized as one of the most charming towns and prestigious on the Catalan coast and enjoys a mild and temperate microclimate. It’s just 35km southwest of Barcelona, backed by the mountainous Parc Natural del...

The Basilica Cistern, Istanbul, Turkey

The Basilica Cistern, Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is a charming city with a lot of history and places to explore. One of the more exciting spots is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city—located just 150 meters (490 ft) southwest of the famous Hagia Sophia. Built-in the 6th century during...

Reichstag Building in Berlin

Reichstag Building in Berlin

There is a lot to see and explore in Berlin, but since the Reichstag Building is one of the most visited attractions in Germany, I had to go and see it. As it stands today, after the reconstruction, which was completed in 1999, the building houses the Bundestag (German federal parliament)...