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Visiting Prague in 3 Days – Day 2 & Day 3

2nd Day Jewish Quarter and Old Town As I previously said, we stayed in the area of the Jewish Quarter, so on our second day we chose to visit this region and also the area of the Old Town. Old-New Synagogue As to the Jewish Quarter, there’s not a known exact date for the arrival […]

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Visiting Prague in 3 Days – Day 1

 View to the Castle of Prague  Right in the center of Europe is located one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Its gothic exuberance, its medieval identity and its architectural opulence rival to create the most mysterious of dreams inside our minds. It is passionate, addictive, like losing ourselves in a fairy tale; […]

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This lovely city in the Veneto region, Italy, translated into a nice surprise, above the expectations. No, not for being the immortalized city in Romeo and Juliet, or in the movie Letters to Juliet, indeed if you’re looking for that you’ll probably be disappointed, but, for being a city full of history, art and culture, […]

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Piazza di Neptuno Bologna is the capital and biggest city of Emilia-Romagna’s region, located in the North of Italy. It’s a joyful University City and cosmopolitan, with centuries of history, art, amazing gastronomy, music and culture. Tagliatelle al ragù at La Montanara Bologna doesn’t always capture the interest of people, and even I confess, in the […]

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Top 10 – What to visit in Venice

Venice… Few places are as desired as this one, I think there’s not much people who don’t dream of going to Venice. It is one of the biggest symbols of romance, and one of those that look better on recollection photos. It is magical, romantic, unique, historical, monumental and breathtaking! I went to Venice during a […]

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Lisbon – A Weekend Downtown

Travelling is what gives me the most pleasure in life, for sure (eating and drinking as well, of course), but that doesn’t always imply leaving Portugal. Our country is perfect (yes, I know I’m suspicious), it has a bit of everything, beach, river, mountain, countryside, history, gastronomy, nice people, safety and much, much more, the […]

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A Day in Pinhão

Train Station of Pinhão During our stay at Vintage House Douro (see), we had the chance to visit (once again) Pinhão, located in the right margin of Douro, it is the center of the demarcated region of Port Wine. Pinhão is a small parish belonging to Alijó and its landscape is classified by UNESCO as […]

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A day in Amarante

During our stay at Casa da Calçada (see) we had the chance to get to know the small, but idyllic, town of Amarante with its majestic landscapes. I remember when I was in college I had more than one colleague from this town, but I never got the chance to see it. My mistake, I […]

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Istanbul (Beyoglu – Modern Istanbul)

 Istiklâl Caddesi Continuing our wonderful and vibrant journey through the city of Istanbul, we now turn to the most modern part, north of the Golden Horn. Here we find the agitated Beyoglu neighborhood.                       Istiklâl Caddesi One of the biggest pedestrian avenues in the city is located in this neighborhood and walking through it […]

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Istanbul (Old city)

Blue Mosque I always had an immense curiosity about Istanbul, mainly because as capital of the Eastern Empire, or Byzantine Empire, it was one of the most important cities in the world, alongside Rome. As you already know I’m fascinated by History, therefore this kind of city always gets my interest. Besides, who doesn’t want […]

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