The Warming Orange Glow!

The stunning Bavarian capital of Munich is situated in southern Germany. The city has numerous museums, and centuries old buildings.  The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the old town, central Marienplatz contains landmarks such as the Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall),... Continue Reading →

Viva La Sevilla!

In the southern part of Spain, in the region of Andalucia you will find the beautiful city of Seville. Famous for Flamenco dancing, and stunning Gothic architecture, Seville is bursting with antique charm.     Seville is universally famous for being a joyous town. While the Sevillians are known for their wit and sparkle, the... Continue Reading →

Bohemian Beauty!

The Bohemian city of  Prague is one of the most  beautiful cities in Europe. The capital of Czech Republic, its history goes back millennia. The beer there is supposed to be the best in Europe. Visitors from all the world come to view this incredible city. The 1989 Velvet Revolution that freed the Czechs from communism... Continue Reading →

Que bonita Salamanca!

This city of Salamanca has a history dating back to the Celtic era. It is famous for its sandstone architecture, and for its University.  Founded in the 1100s and a key intellectual centre in the 15th-16th centuries, the university continues to add to the city’s vibrancy with its international student population. The famous cathedral is stunning,... Continue Reading →

Portrait of Porto!

The pretty city of Porto is situated in the northwestern part of Portugal. Famous for its Stately bridge, and also for the production of port wine. Porto is the second largest city after Lisbon. Sometimes the city is also called Oporto. Porto is a fascinating and vibrant city that is rapidly becoming one of Western... Continue Reading →

Mad for Madrid

The stunning city of Madrid is the capital of Spain. The city centre is surrounded by elegant boulevards, and well manicured parks. In addition to its modern side,  it has preserved the look and feel of many of its historic neighborhoods and streets.   The main shopping area and tourist attractions start at C/Alcala and runs... Continue Reading →

Mysteries of Darkness

The beautiful  Basilica Cistern is one of several hundred cisterns that lie underneath the city of Istanbul. This incredible place was built in the 6th century, just next to the Hagia Sophia. It is quite a dark and mysterious attraction. The cistern was used to supply water to the Great Palace of Constantinople as well... Continue Reading →

Visions of Aphrodite

If you are looking for ancient culture, diversity and wealth the Cyprus Museum is the place to visit. The country of Cyprus is quite small, but it has cultural influences from the Aegean and Near East as well as Anatolia and Egypt and this is reflected in the museum's collection. Extensive excavations throughout the island... Continue Reading →

Lost in the Caves

Visiting Batu Cave is a must. when you're in Malaysia. It is very close to Kuala Lumpur, and easily done as a day-trip from there.  These limestone caves harbour Hindu temples where murals of mythic scenes gleam behind stalactites, bats flutter in the shadows, and troops of monkeys prey on hapless tourists. The caves are guarded... Continue Reading →

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