Athens Acropolis – Which Hill to Climb for the Best View

The Acropolis of Athens is one of Europe's most iconic sights, firmly on the itinerary of many tourists travelling Europe. It sits on a plinth high above the city and is visible from various points of Athens. But perhaps the most striking view of the Acropolis is from afar atop one of the Athens hills. …

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I’m back!

Hello everyone, I'm back! As you may remember from a couple of weeks ago, I teased you with the fact that I was off on a new trip, this time smacking a huge tick on the bucket list. Without further ado, I reveal that I ventured into the land of Pharaohs and Pyramids... For weeks before …

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A Visit to the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, St Petersburg

St Petersburg's stunning Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood is perhaps the most ostentatious and colourful shrine ever built for the memory of one person. Construction of this Russian orthodox-style church was ordered by Tsar Alexander III of Russia, following the assassination of his father, Tsar Alexander II in 1881. Alexander II was assassinated by an …

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