Visit Ireland

Places to see in Ireland Ireland is all about rich heritage, rugged terrain, exquisite landscapes, a source of artistic inspiration, and extremely warm and friendly people. Exuding oodles of the unique Irish charm, these fascinating Emerald Isles are a treasure chest of fun experiences and sights, giving rise to a number of places to visit inContinue reading “Visit Ireland”

Visit Tokyo

Top Places to see in Tokyo 1) Sensoji at Asakusa Tokyo may not have as many temples as Kyoto. The Senso-ji temple is located at the end of the shopping street, while a recently renovated five-story pagoda stands to the left (ranking in as the second tallest pagoda in Japan). Japanese visitors flutter around aContinue reading “Visit Tokyo”

Visit Ethiopia

Top Places to see in Ethiopia Not many countries manage to impress their visitors in a way that Ethiopia does. The country’s breath taking natural beauty, diverse culture, soulful people, delicious cuisine, and endemic wildlife are perfect for the traveller looking for different experiences. 1) Simien Mountain National Park The jagged peaks and deep gorgesContinue reading “Visit Ethiopia”

Visit Netherlands

Places to See in Netherlands The Netherlands is known everywhere as a land of windmills, canals, and tulips, and visitors certainly will find these among its many tourist attractions. The vibrant capital city of Amsterdam is filled with museums showcasing a rich heritage of artists. It’s extremely easy to do at least a little ofContinue reading “Visit Netherlands”

Visit Auckland

Auckland is a place filled with incredibly diverse attractions. Whether you’re an avid thrillseeker, nature lover, or an art aficionado, New Zealand’s largest city is sure to keep you captivated. 1) Sky Tower Auckland Auckland’s needle-like Sky Tower is the city’s most prominent landmark and, at 328 meters high, is New Zealand’s highest building. IfContinue reading “Visit Auckland”

Saint of the Day – June 30

Feast of the First Holy Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church (June 30) The holy men and women are also called the “Protomartyrs of Rome.” They were accused of burning Rome by Nero, who burned Rome to cover his own crimes Nero was widely believed to have caused the fire that burned down much ofContinue reading “Saint of the Day – June 30”

Asterix & Obelix

Asterix or The Adventures of Asterix is a French bande dessinée series about Gaulish warriors, who have adventures and fight the Roman Empire during the era of Julius Caesar. The series first appeared in the Franco-Belgian comics magazine Pilote on 29 October 1959. It was written by René Goscinny and illustrated by Albert Uderzo untilContinue reading “Asterix & Obelix”

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