Tag: Eastern Europe

The Royal Palace of Budapest

24 September, 2014 0 Comments
The Royal Palace of Budapest

The Royal Palace, or Buda Castle, is one of the main tourist attractions of Budapest. This palace was built in the 13th century, severely damaged during the Second World War and after the end of the war it was rebuilt in Neo-Baroque style, using some of the original parts. It is located in the western […]

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Bran Castle and the legend of Count Dracula

30 June, 2014 0 Comments
Bran Castle and the legend of Count Dracula

If we talk about Romania is inevitable to think about Dracula, created in 1897 by Irish writer Bram Stoker, which remains a leading figure of the horror film. The character of Count Dracula was inspired by the Romanian prince Vlad Tepes, known as “the impaler”. He was called “the impaler” for impaling his enemies at […]

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Wallachia, journey through the history of Romania

20 February, 2013 0 Comments
Wallachia, journey through the history of Romania

Wallachia is a historical region of Romania that is located in the southern part of the country. It is situated in a mountainous area in the south of the Carpathian Mountains and is bordered by the Danube river. This region is divided into two subregions that are separated by the Olt river: Oltenia (Lesser Wallachia) […]

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Moscow Kremlin, a city between walls

15 January, 2013 0 Comments
Moscow Kremlin, a city between walls

The Moscow Kremlin is composed of religious and civil buildings that are surrounded by a wall and is located in the centre of the city, near the Moskva river and the Red Square. The origins of the Moscow Kremlin dating back to the twelfth century, when the territory known today as Moscow was inhabited by […]

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The 27 crosses of the Old Town of Prague

10 January, 2013 0 Comments
The 27 crosses of the Old Town of Prague

The city of Prague has witnessed a large number of stories which have given rise to its monuments. If there is a place in the City of Hundred Towers with a multitude of stories is without doubt the area known as Old Town. In the Old City of Prague, you can travel to another time […]

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Slovenia, special places to visit

19 November, 2012 0 Comments
Slovenia, special places to visit

Slovenia is a small country of green valleys, mountains crowned by the snow, dense forest crossed by slow flowing rivers and caves full of mystery. But, do you know which are the five most recommended places to visit in this country?… – Ljubljana Castle The Castle of Ljubljana is the structure that dominates everything at […]

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History of the Charles Bridge in Prague

18 October, 2012 1 Comment
History of the Charles Bridge in Prague

Prague is a fascinating city, captivating and seductive, but at the same time is nostalgic, and can be a little oppressive to live in it. It is the classic city to visit and be a time; to relax, to walk around and enjoy it; to admire the elegance of parsimonious its streets and its people. […]

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Dubrovnik, the shining Pearl of the Adriatic

1 October, 2012 0 Comments
Dubrovnik, the shining Pearl of the Adriatic

Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful cities on the Croatian coast, and also, thanks to its beauty and everything it offers to the tourist, is one of the most attractive destinations of the Mediterranean. George Bernard Shaw baptised Dubrovnik as the “pearl of the Adriatic”. The streets of gleaming marble of this Croatian city are […]

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The Red Square, the heart of Moscow

25 September, 2012 0 Comments
The Red Square, the heart of Moscow

Despite being one of the most famous places in Moscow, the origins of the Red Square are lost in time. It is possible that the construction of this square aspire to more strategic and defensive purposes that the simple fact to provide a place to citizens and merchants, but we cannot be absolutely sure. The only […]

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