Visiting the Castle Hill in Budapest

Did I say how much I loved Budapest?? Okay I probably did but here’s another post to prove my point 😉 The Fisherman’s Bastion at the Buda side of the city is situated on Castle Hill. It is a unique monument whose name comes from the fishermen who defended the walls in the Middle Ages. The […]

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Wine Tasting in Castello di Poppiano

Castello di Poppiano is perched on the cascading hills of Tuscany. Only a short drive from Florence, it is located in Montespertoli and belongs to the Guicciardini family. A powerful name in Tuscany, Guicciardini houses many Florentine masterpieces since the difficult times of World War II. I took a bike tour with Tuscany Bike Tours with a group […]

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Lake Bled- Out of Grimms' Fairy Tale

I remember going through pictures of Slovenia before visiting it this summer. Lake Bled, one of the most popular tourist destinations of the country, evoked a sense of fantasy- as if it was a place right out of a Grimms’ fairy tale. Located in the town of Bled, the Lake is only an hour and […]

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Castello di Miramare: Pearl of the Adriatic

Friuli-Venezia Giulia is a beautiful Italian region that touches the borders of Slovenia and Austria. However, it is often overlooked by the regular traveler to Italy. I wonder why….. Friuli’s capital city is Trieste and while I was in Trieste, I made a trip to see the lone castle on a cliff –Castello di Miramare. […]

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Hiking to the Ljubljana Castle

Ljubljana is a complete walking town. It is very comfortable to see this beautiful capital by foot. In 10-15 minutes you can reach from the centre of the town to the Ljubljana Castle. The Ljubljana Castle is on top of a hill and is visible from below.    There is a provision of a funicular that takes you from the old […]

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