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Postcard From Ljubljana

Postcard From Ljubljana

Prešeren Plaza is the most central point in Ljubljana. The plaza owes its name to France Prešeren, the most influential poet in Slovenian literature, whose monument is located in the middle of the plaza. The poet’s glance is directed towards a sculpture of his forbidden love and muse, Julia Primic, framed on the wall of […]

Postcard From Graz

Postcard From Graz

In the northwest area of Graz lies Gösting, the 13th city district of Graz.  It is located between the river Mur and the Plabutsch mountain.  On the north-west end of this borough is where you find the ruins of Gösting Castle.  The first record of the castle dates back to the year 1042 and was […]

Postcard From Vienna

Postcard From Vienna

The Pestsäule is one of the most notable pieces of sculpture in Vienna and is located on Der Graben. This work of art is Vienna’s tribute to those who fell victim to the bubonic plague in 1679.   It is said that Emperor Leopold I promised to erect a spectacular column in the heart of […]

Postcard From Budapest

Postcard From Budapest

  Two days ago I set foot for the very first time in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. I fell in love with many parts of this “Old World” city, however, one particular landmark is well branded in my memory.   One of the most iconic landmarks is the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Named after István […]

Colombia is Extraordinary

Colombia is Extraordinary

It’s been two hundred and three years, fifty-nine presidents, six world cups, and one Nobel Prize winner. To this day the country of Colombia continues to be a free and proud nation. Men and women looking to the future with enthusiasm, working hard to make the best possible spiritual, physical and intellectual development in modern […]

Antonio Gaudí, Architect, Mason, and Saint?

Antonio Gaudí, Architect, Mason, and Saint?

Three days ago Google celebrated the 161st birthday of Antonio Gaudí, the eccentric Catalan architect responsible for one of Barcelona’s most symbolic basilica, La Sagrada Familia. Since 1992 the Vatican has tried to canonize Gaudí, and in recent years, those in favor of his beatification say they have proof that he can also produce miracles. It seems […]

The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door

Florence is one of the most captivating cities I have ever seen.   For me it was love at first sight.  Absolutely stunning from every angle.  Saturated with ancient history and surrounded with Renaissance architecture.    No wonder this city was named Firenze.  It blossoms with unpretentious beauty.  Florence is like the girl next door; wholesome, […]

INTERVIEWS

Interview with an Addict: Chronicles of a Travel Addict

This month’s featured interview is with one of my favourite writers, Cristina Luisa from The Chronicles of a Travel Addict.  Her writing and travel experiences are not only informative but most importantly, inspiring and motivational.  The first time I read one of her personal stories she grabbed my attention with a question we should all […]

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