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Going about the city in search of unusual nooks and corners

May 15, 2017

Get away from Venice’s large spaces, the goal for most visitors, and you can wind your way through its narrow “calli” or streets. These often lead onto lovely squares where a solitary “vera da pozzo” (a traditional public well) stands. It’s there, you breathe in the essence of the city.

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The Tour Bretagne in Nantes

January 27, 2017

The Tour Bretagne, which is often the subject of criticism when the subject of the Nantes’ architecture is raised, has become an urban beacon and a steadfast landmark

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Nantes Art Deco

January 25, 2017

A former geographer, I still enjoy wandering around the streets of a city. I’m interested in all the details which […]

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The Bouffay district

January 17, 2017

During medieval times, Bouffay was the heart of Nantes, and over the years the city has spread beyond its original […]

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Alberobello

January 17, 2017

In 1996, the village of Alberobello in Bari was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its beauty and unique […]

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Dalt Vila

January 17, 2017

The best way to begin your explorations of Ibiza’s historic quarter of Dalt Vila is at its city gate, the […]