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21 Most Beautiful Castles in Europe

facade of Peterhof palace in Russia

I love castles! Ever since I could remember, I was utterly fascinated by them. Their architecture, owners and all the unusual legends about them. Both my BA and MA thesis were about the castles. And my internship, after I’ve finished my studies, was in a castle, as well. Since I’m always looking for new interesting places to visit, I’ve asked some of my fellow bloggers to tell me what are in their opinion most beautiful castles in Europe. And well, here is the list! Most Beautiful Castles in Europe #1 – Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Austria A symbol of the…

Travel guide: The best of Barcelona

View to Barcelona from Park Guell

Barcelona is one of the cities that has everything: great climate, sea, excellent cuisine, beautiful architecture, rich history and culture and friendly people! After I recently spent three days in Barcelona  it definitely became one of my favorite European cities. Here is my travel guide with the best of Barcelona, some recommendations and must-see places! Travel guide to Barcelona # – Climate Coming from Northern Europe this is one of the best things in Barcelona for me – its climate! I was there at the beginning of December, and it felt like the late spring in Amsterdam. Check your weather forecast before…

My travel diary: three days in Barcelona

Barcelona from Park Guell

I went to Barcelona without any expectations. In fact, I was so busy before my trip, I haven’t prepared for it, at all. I just needed a few days to break and some quiet time to spend with Marijan and Karlo. So, my initial plan was just to get some sun and to enjoy Spanish cuisine. Three days in Barcelona Where we stayed? We stayed in the apartment in the historical building from the beginning of the 20th century in Dreta de l ‘Eixample neighbourhood. We were just in between Gaudi’s Casa Batllo, Casa Mila and Sagrada Familia. The whole…

Plaza de Espana, Sevilla

Beautiful fence and view on Plaza de España

At 1928 Seville was a host of Ibero-American Exposition, and for this purpose, the entire southern end of the city was rebuilt. Pavilions for the exhibitions, gardens and grand boulevards were built to host an excellent World’s Fair. One of the highlights was the beautiful Plaza de Espana. It was designed by Anibal Gonzales at in 1928 and is located in the Parque de Maria Luisa. It is a mix of Renaissance Revival in Spanish architecture, Art Deco and Neo-Mudejar styles. The semicircular Plaza is approximately 200 meters long, with two towers at the ends. The central building contains the…