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Month: April 2018

Discovering The Eiffel Tower in Paris
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Discovering The Eiffel Tower in Paris

Oh la la, we made it to the Eiffel Tower !!! 🙂 It’s difficult to describe the feeling when first seeing the Eiffel Tower. Like most people, we got used to see the tower in movies, documentaries, books but in person - WOW ! What a wonderful feeling One thing is for sure, the Eiffel tower in person won’t disappoint. It gave us a magical feeling and that feeling grew every step as we got closer. We really appreciated our visit and it's probably because we really took the time to soak it in.  In hindsight, we think crossing the Champ de Mars park helped savour the moment.  In case you would like to do the same, we took the

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Discovering Riddarhuset, Stockholm

Trying to find our names in Swedish nobility! 🙂 Riddarhuset was recommended by a Swedish friend.  We made dinner plans as we arrived in Stockholm and asked the typical question 'where to visit' ?  We enjoy touristy attractions and also the obscure and less obvious sights.  Our friend mentioned a couple of interesting places, on that list was the House of Nobility.  He told us to be mindful of the short window when scheduling a visit.  In fact, the House of Nobility is only open between 11-12noon, something to keep in mind when planning a visit. According to Wikipedia, the House of Nobility is a corporation and a building that maintains records and acts as an interest group on behalf

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Discovering Viktualienmarkt, Munich

We just loved this daily food market! We're not sure how to pronounce Viktualienmarkt. But that's no problem as long as you like food and enjoy a drink. Munich isn't a huge city, so it's really not that hard to get there.  The market is really near the centre of the city walls.  It’s just a fun place to stay for few hours, have some food and drinks with lots of people around! The farmer’s market that is really popular for gourmets has a bit of everything you can imagine. You will find cheese, fruits, flowers, good wine, sausages, traditional German food, non traditional German food and, of course, lots of beer. We arrived there after a day walking around

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