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Paraty historic center, Brazil

Best things to do in Paraty, Brazil

Wedged between the jungle-covered mountains and the brilliant blue waters of an island-studded bay, Paraty is one of the most adorable and picturesque small…

The Greatest Mosques of Istanbul - Suleymaniye Mosque

The Greatest Mosques of Istanbul

One of the most fascinating periods of life in Istanbul is the Ottoman Golden Century – the age of Sultan Suleiman. And perhaps the…

A Weekend in Prague - View from Old Town Bridge Tower

A Weekend in Prague

Last January, I had to travel to Moscow for what will probably become my last ever trip home and to make things a little…

Old Streets of Istanbul - Sultanahmet

Old streets of Istanbul

One of my favourite things to do in Istanbul was getting lost in a maze of its old streets. Riding a tram to the…

Day trip from Moscow - Gorohovets

Historic day trip from Moscow

Having explored most of historic Moscow my friend and me decided to go on a historic day trip from Moscow and visit one of…

Topkapi Palace Harem hallway

Ottoman Istanbul – Topkapi Palace

Having explored Byzantine Constantinople I could now explore the power seat of the Ottoman Istanbul – Topkapi Palace. With its sprawling complex of buildings and…

Birds of Istanbul - Yellow-legged gull

Istanbul Birds

While Istanbul trip was not aimed at finding wildlife, there were enough birds that were impossible to miss. The most obvious Istanbul birds are the seagulls….