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Pesce d' aprile
Apr 01, 2019
The day of “Pesce d’Aprile” (april fish) is April 1st. It’s not an official holiday, but everyone in Italy knows about it and organizes pranks to friends or family on this special day. The most common prank consists in drawing a funny fish on a piece of paper and stick it on someone’s back without he/she knows it, so the unfortunate one will go around all day with that on his back and everyone else will look at him like a fool.
But now let’s make a step back and see why this tradition exists and - most of all - why we are talking about fishes.
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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY
Mar 15, 2019
Saint Patrick’s day is a holiday that celebrates the Irish culture all around the world with parades, music, dance, and drinking. It’s celebrated the 17th of March, the day of the death of Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland.
The myth of Saint Patrick
The importance of Saint Patrick for Irish culture is related to his history: he was born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century, but at the age of 16 he was kidnapped and taken to Ireland as a slave. Ireland was still a pagan country at that time. He escaped but returned in 432 to convert the island…
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Berlin the capital cut in two
Feb 19, 2019
Cycling through Berlin is an experience not to be missed. Giant parks, canal paths, and beautiful architectures easy to be seen by bike because of the flat geography that makes your trip to Berlin more exciting.
@ wikipedia PedelecsIt’s the Berlin most recognizable monument. Brandenburg Gate is obligatory, and it’s charged with real emotion and meaning. This ceremonial monument was erected at the turn of the 1790s at the behest of the Prussian King, on the site of one of Berlin’s former access to the city. At the top is the Quadriga, a chariot pulled by…
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One day in Barcelona
Jan 21, 2019
One day in Barcelona and not sure what to see? Have a quick look at our 5 tips of things to do in Barcelona to make the most of your short stay in the city of Gaudi.
Most important building The one place that you absolutely can’t miss during your visit to Catalonia’s capital is its most iconic landmark – La Sagrada Familia. The enormous basilica that has been under construction since 1882 is Gaudi’s dream coming true and its majesty never ceases to amaze even the locals who see it daily. Keep in mind that as the most popular building in Barcelona there are many…
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The 10 most visited touristic sites
Dec 19, 2018
Tripadvisor, the biggest website designed as traveler’s guide around the world, has published this week the list of the most visited attractions around the world in 2018, 2 of them in the United States, and the rest in Europe:
THE 10 MOST VISITED TOURISTIC SITES IN THE WORLD IN 2018 BY TRIPADVISOR
VENICE GRAND CANAL
Venice - Italy
The Grand Canal has almost 4 km of longitude, this is canal from northeast of Venice (In the land access), to the artificial port of Saint Mark, in the Adriatic Sea. This canal divides Venice in 2, making most popular the half where is the…
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5 Reason to visit Rome in winter.
Dec 13, 2018
The reasons to visit Rome are many as the year of the city.
We decided to give 5 reasons to visit Rome in the winter. They have been selected from a long list of reasons.
Here is the list:
1. NOT SO MANY TOURISTS
This will help you to spend more time inside the museums and not waiting in a long line like at Colosseum of the Vatican Museum.2. BEST TIME TO SIGHTSEEING
The city offers many tourist attractions and many gems that are not accessible to everyone in a busy time. So you may have time to visit the Orange Garden, the Galleria Borghese, the Domus Aurea or climbing the Gianicolo Hill…
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ROOM HOSTEL Rotterdam
Dec 04, 2018
Maybe Rotterdam is cold in the winters but with a bit of good music, you can warm your heart. Where this music is played? Where you can enjoy live music in Rotterdam? The best place to be, this December, is the ROOM HOSTEL Rotterdam.
The lovely staff has organized some nights to entertain the guest and the locals with a selection of artist from different parts of the World.
Every day before the show they organize a Happy Hour from 19:00 till 21:00.The calendar of the events of December 2018 includes the following date and artist: Dec 7. 21:00H Alex Cavan from South Africa.…
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Christmas in Dublin
Nov 13, 2018
Most of us enjoy Dublin during the Christmas coming time, present shopping, Christmas lights everywhere in Dublin. Trees, decorations, and light spirit, but for some these days, it's a stress, rush and extra duties...And if you are tired from all that mess and all you want is to escape it and get something different, that go to Leopardstown in Ireland. Located right on the foot of Dublin. So get both, city and country life mixed together. The Festival has been part of the Irish Racing and Sporting calendar since 1888, celebrate the best national hunt racing, live music and festive food…
from Gisela Yohana Luis Noguera © The Bulldog Hotel
Sep 27, 2018
Let’s talk about one of the most beautiful and visited cities in Europe. Amsterdam The Netherlands
Many people know this wonderful city for its famous Coffee Shops, where we can buy and consume marijuana, and for most of the sexual streets, The Red Light District, but the truth is that Amsterdam is much more than that. Amsterdam offers us and make us fall in love with its various activities, the exotic nature of its streets and the cultural secrets it hides. This city is made to get to know by walking, cycling and by boat through its beautiful streets, bridges and of course, the most…
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Aug 29, 2018
What can I say that has not already been written about one of the most iconical metropolises in the modern world.
Often controversial but never assuming, forward thinking but always welcoming, magical but never boring always reinventing and evolving herself, which is why london is one of the only few places Milan, New York, Paris, Japan in the arts and creativity fields has a high esteem.
Is it a tourists dream? Many think so they used to say the streets were paved with gold, meaning endless possibilities also a place where you actually see peoples colours which is interesting.as…