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Any town with a couple of canals can claim to be the Venice of the North, the Venice of the East or the Venice of Minnesota. But there will only ever be one Venice. The incomparable architecture ...
It’s easy to get off the beaten path in Venice – just ignore the yellow signs pointing to the Rialto or San Marco or the train station and, hey presto, you’ll be lost and away from the madding crowd ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2012
Celebrating their 400th anniversary this year, the pharmacy at Santa Maria Novella church in Florence is clearly something special.
The first thing you notice when entering is the heavenly scent. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
1. Easter. April 8th is Easter Sunday in 2012 and both Sunday and Monday are public holidays in Italy . Rome is a very religious city and home to the Vatican so it’s a special time here. The ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Nestled in Rome , the Vatican
is the smallest country in the world. Since 1929 it has been an
independent city-state of just over 110 acres with a population of 800.
It has its own stamps and ...
One of my favorite churches in London is St Martin in the Fields. It sits on the edge of Trafalgar Square opposite the National Gallery and it’s so pretty and, to me, just so London. Probably ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, December 2011
This is a particularly family-focused time in Portugal with a big meal on Christmas Eve, gifts exchanging, then on to Midnight Mass. On Christmas Eve the generations of the family gather together in ...
Since Rome is basically the place from where Christianity was consolidated and spread, it’s no surprise that its makes a big deal out of Christmas–as it should; the Eternal city’s monuments and ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, September 2012
Not for the faint of heart, the climb up the 302 steps that lead to the top of the main steeple at Peterskirche (one of the oldest and most notable churches in Munich’s center, also known as St. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
The Notre Dame de France Church is one of my favorite London secrets. Hidden away in one of the busiest places in the world, just off Leicester Square in the center of London, and with its doors ...
Written by Erin R, March 2013
Translated as the Royal Monastery of the Incarnation, this 17th-century convent sits just steps away from Madrid’s Plaza de Oriente and other well-known city attractions, such as the Royal Palace ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, September 2012
With its rich, religious history, it’s unsurprising that the Irish capital is home to some fine churches. Walking tours are also becoming a popular way for visitors to experience the city’s ...
I don’t know about you, but I am a complete sticky beak when it comes to
looking inside buildings, especially those not generally open to the
public. I don’t usually go as far as pretending I’m ...
One thing I’ve learned about travelling is that you have to be open to the unplanned. A friend and I were in Florence ,
in one of those lovely little alimentari café/delis where they have ...
Written by Christine, USA, January 2013
One of the world’s most famous Catholic churches is on almost everyone’s list of Paris sights – and even if it’s not, it’s unavoidable if you’re crossing the Seine with any regularity. Here are some ...
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