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Month: November 2016

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Rome – the eternal city

Once upon a time, there was the Red Riding Hood dreaming about visiting the city of Rome. She dreamed and dreamed and kept dreaming but somehow this city kept avoiding her. Until March 2016! So much history from different time periods, so much good coffee and vines and food and nice little charming restaurants and […]

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England

North from London on the northern bank of the river Tyne and only 13.7 km from the North Sea is located this vivid english city with the people of a bit hard to understand dialect Geordie. The city developed around the Roman settlement Pons Aelius and was named after the castle built in 11 century by the son of  William […]

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Rocky Cuenca of Spain

The most picturesque and photogenic city I have ever seen is Cuenca  in Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. Located on the rocky hill which intersect  JĂşcar and HuĂ©car rivers, it is dating back from the Roman times as an important strategic location, although inhabited. Soon, in 8th century the Muslim Arabs captured the area and realized the value of […]

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The city of Latina, Italy

One of my working holidays happened recently in Italy in small city of Latina. With less than 200 000 habitants, this city and the region around it of the province of Lazio was created by Mussolini 1932 under the fascist administration. The idea was to drain the swamp and use it for agricultural purposes. Located in […]

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Strasbourg, Le petit France

Oh peeps, Strasbourg! 🙂 Really delightful place!! A principal town of the Alsace region in eastern France (great wines shouldn’t be mentioned at all). Placed at the border with Germany, it developed the special dialect between german and french language. I went there to attend the meeting at European Parliament, but of course I used the opportunity to […]

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Helsinki & Raasepori, Finland

Founded by the Swedish king Gustav as a new trading post to compete for Baltic Sea trade with Tallinn, the capital and largest city of Finland built up throughout the 17th century, yet it remained a somewhat sleepy, wooden housing town… Helsinki is one of the coldest cities in the world. It does not receive […]

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London, London

London attracted over 16 million international visitors in 2014, myself included, making it the world’s most visited city. Settling my company in this city makes me visiting it quiet often, so every time I try to visit something new and discover more! I usually take the Eurostar train from Brussels under the famous canal La Manche […]

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Sibiu, Romania

A small city in Transylvania, also known as Hermannstadt in German, located in north-western Romania was a pure discovery for me! 🙂 It was designated the European Capital of Culture for the year 2007 thanks to its medieval charm. Sibiu got its importance in 14 century when  it became an important trade centre. In 1376, the craftsmen were […]

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Budapest – the Pearl of the Danube

When Nobel Prize winner Enrico Fermi was asked if he believed in extraterrestrials, he replied: “They are among us, but they call themselves Hungarians” This small country is one of the oldest European countries, situated in the middle of the continent in Central Europe. Hungarians speak a language and form a culture unlike any other in […]

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow is one of the most culturally and politically significant cities in Poland. Although you could easily spend a few happy days in Krakow and fill your time with a variety of entertaining activities; one day is enough to take in the city’s top ‘must-see’ attractions. Traditionally it has been one of the leading centres of […]

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Lake Titicaca, Bolivia

My travels through South America continue. From Peru I continued to travel to Bolivia. A poor landscape but great people on my way! I stopped in peruvian city of Puno and continued my way. My next stop was another wonder: Lake Titicaca – the highest volcano lake in the world. It ays on the border of […]

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Peru: Macchu Picchu

I was driving through the dessert of Atacama from the northern Chile to southern Peru. The landscape of South America changes quickly… When I arrived to old city of Cusco – a historic capital of the Inca Empire from the 13th until the 16th century  when Spanish conquered. In 1983 it was declared a World Heritage Site […]

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Iguazu Falls: Argentinian and Brazilian side

South America is wild, diverse, strong, challenging, mesmerizing and musical. You can use all of these same attributes for the Falls of Iguazu. Why? The Falls of Iguazu are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. They are the largest waterfalls system in the […]

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

A cosmopolitan city that makes you dance and follow the rhythm of tango while walking the streets of it… literally! My friends and I found ourselves passing the center and jig while the local man plays his mini accordion and couples dance the most passionate dance of the lovers. They say Argentina is the Paris […]

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Verona, Italy

The city of love, where you can still find the places of the famous tragedy of Romeo and Juliette… My grandfather, brother and I visited it for one day and discovered all the romance of this city! Frst we took a cup of nice italian coffee at the main Piazza Bra – very happening square, with […]