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While it’s clear that North America isn’t generally known for its castles, Canada is home to a curious collection of imposing buildings resembling medieval fortresses. Built from coast to coast at the end of the 19th century and the beginning ...

Berlin is Germany’s capital and most important urban center. With over three and a half million inhabitants in around 850 square kilometers, Berlin is a true European metropolis. The German capital’s unique history makes it unlike any other city in ...

It is hard to believe that such a central and important building as the Leipzig central post office headquarters can be now abandoned and decaying, but it is. This was one of the things I learned during my visit to ...

One of the things I like the most about Berlin as a city is how human it is. I also love the fact that it’s so green … So when I see human and green together (and no, I don’t ...

Like any self-respecting travel writer, there’s nothing I like better than visiting different countries, meeting new people, learning new languages, eating different foods, listening to a variety of music, or any new thing that takes me out of my comfort ...

The Parisian winter morning was cold and gray, but inside the metro train, I could barely notice it. The PA announced the end of the line,Porte de Clignancourt. This was it, the last stop on Line 4 was my destination. ...

To be honest, I do not remember how the hell I ended up there. Before arriving in Berlin for the fourth time, I didn’t even know there was a museum dedicated to the defunct German Democratic Republic; little did I ...

Like any other modern urban dweller would do, I spend a fair amount of time on the metro system, either sprinting on a train or walking through the maze-like corridors in order to get from one place to the other. ...

The quaint village of Tongli dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618 -907 AD) and it became a city during the Song Dynasty. Currently, Tongli’s population adds up to some 35,000 inhabitants. Located some 18km from the city of Suzhou, ...

We tend to think about airlines as a relatively new industry. However, scheduled air transport services for passengers and cargo have been around since the beginning of the 20th century. Actually, the first commercial passenger airline dates back to 1913, ...

The barking became clearer, louder, closer. I was afraid to look back, to have to face one of my deepest, most child-like fears. There were four, maybe five. When I first walked in I saw some of them. Sad eyes, ...

Nicolae Ceausescu is the name of the man who ruled Romania with an iron fist from 1967 until his execution in 1989. A known megalomaniac with delusions of grandeur, this authoritarian dictator is known, among other (mostly horrendous) things, for ...