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Most Amazing Facts about Monuments In Europe

View of Athens and the Erechtheum (porch of the Caryatids) from the Acropolis.

1. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France • The Eiffel tower was once repurposed as a giant radio antenna to save it from being demolished in 1909. • Temperature changes cause the height of the Eiffel tower to change by nearly 16 inches. • The French were smart: to keep Hitler from reaching the top of the […]

Christmas in Barcelona

Christmas in Barcelona, Spain

Christmas is a magical time around the world, especially in the picturesque Spanish city of Barcelona.   The Catalan city embraces all the aspects of the Christmas season, celebrating for weeks in December, and long into January. The Christmas season starts in Barcelona at the end of November, when festive and joyful Christmas markets start to […]

Reasons to Visit Mallorca in September

Grape Throwing Festival and Other Great Reasons to Visit Mallorca in September

Grape Throwing Festival and Other Great Reasons to Visit Mallorca in September   When is the last time you did something for the first time? If it’s been awhile, or even if it hasn’t, consider heading to Mallorca to experience the Grape Throwing Festival. This two-week celebration hits its peak during the last weekend of […]

Guest Post: A Spanish Get-Away

A Spanish Get-Away

The daily grind can often become so routine that you go months without realizing that you haven’t used a single sick or vacation day.  Well, now is the time to start counting those accumulated freebies and begin planning a relaxing, yet exciting get-away.  Give yourself something fantastic to look forward to this summer! Consider a […]

Gaudi’s Barcelona – Architecture Barcelona Spain

Gaudi Architecture Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona has been welcoming travellers and traders for more than 2,000 years.  Perched on the western edge of the lovely Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is a Spanish gem, famous for its beauty and its history. It is also famous for having been the home of one of the most intriguing and innovative architects of the modern […]

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