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London – FREE entrance Museums

London is a city where you find simply everything. The Royal family, the tradition and the monuments are part of a culture unchanged for many centuries. Although London successfully claims a respectable number of tourists every year, it plays an ace on the table of the travel market: FREE admission at most of its ...


Germany – Gold plaques for Holocaust victims

The first time I walked over those golden plaques set between the square stones of an old pavement in Berlin, I thought they were just indicating the spot. One day, a friend from Germany asked me if I knew what they were and he explained me the purpose of being there.

1992 marked 50 years since Nazis started ...


The reality behind the Myth of Dracula – Bran Castle, Romania

The world’s famous castle was originally built in 1211 by the Teutonic Knights and was named “Bran Castle” which means “gate” in Turkish. The castle was built on a steep cliff with an exceptional view of the nearby hills.

It stood at the Eastern border of Transylvania, was used ...


Love Locks in Europe...

Love locks are a symbol of love and commitment. It is probably an ancient custom, which is believed to have originated in China – where lovers lock a padlock on a chain or gate and then throw away the key, symbolically locking their love forever. Around the world, cities from Moscow to Rome are filled with ...


Verona – The scenery of Romeo & Juliet’s love story..

In XIV century Verona, the period in which the Shakespearian tragedy is set, the river Adige and the city walls enclosed the historical centre, the seat of the residences of the noble families, mostly built in bricks.

Here, at a short distance from Piazza delle Erbe and very close to each other, lived the ...


Devils’ Museum – Kaunas, Lithuania

The Devils' museum or more commonly known as the Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Velnių Muziejus, is tucked away in the town of Kaunas in Lithuania.

The Devils' museum, as the name suggests is the museum where all the devils are housed. The museum contains the A. Žmuidzinavičius collection ...


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