Posts Tagged: house

Top 4 Houses of Historical Figures in London

Queen's House

And just when you thought that you knew everything about the majestic capital of the United Kingdom, you realise just how much you haven’t seen yet. Besides the jaw-dropping churches of Sir Christopher Wren, the great Piccadilly Square, the National Gallery, etc., there are also countless dwellings there that have once pertained to renowned historical… Read more »

Top 3 Opera Houses of London

Royal Albert Hall

Visiting the scintillating capital of the United Kingdom does not necessarily mean that you should only stick to pubs, the National Gallery, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye. While they are excellent sights and experiences in and of themselves, there is plenty more to explore within the bounds of this historical city. While strolling about… Read more »

4 Must-See Estates in London

Ashburnham House

Without a doubt, London is one of those cities in the world that cannot be left untrodden by any tourist. Flamboyant and diverse people, exquisite cuisine (also diverse), fascinating sights, and, of course, marvellous estates reaching far back into the past. It is quite interesting to see how the forefathers of the English have lived… Read more »

Visit Washington DC – The American Rome

With a metropolitan population of over 6 million Washington DC (District of Columbia) is the capital of the United States of America – it has thus also become the sixth largest metropolitan statistical area there. Stretching upon an area of 177 square kilometres, and named after the first president of its parent country, George Washington,… Read more »

Visit Frankfurt – The Cauldron of Diversity and Culture

With a metropolitan population of over 5.6 million, Frankfurt (officially known as Frankfurt am Main) is one of the most important cities in Germany. Dubbed the financial capital of its parent country (with massive headquarters like those of the European Central Bank, the German Federal Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the Deutsche Bank, the Commerzbank,… Read more »

6 Opera Houses that You Must Experience

If we come to talk about cultural establishments, we cannot elude the image of the most exquisite opera houses around the world. Today we are going to talk about six of them that are absolutely breath-taking. Local, more modest, music venues may be comfy and great as well, but these grandiose ones are so awe-inspiring… Read more »

Visit Valencia – The City of Joy

You might be wondering where we got that nickname from. Well, we surely didn’t coin it for it was the Muslim rulers of Al-Andalus that called it “Medina bu-Tarab” (directly translated as “City of Joy”). With a metropolitan population of over 1.7 million, Valencia has the third-largest metropolitan area in Spain. Ranked a Gamma city… Read more »