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Edinburgh Castles – Stories Behind

July 9th, 2013 at 5:25 pm » Comments (0)

Edinburgh has many attractions, and whilst a number of tourists now visit the city solely for its cultural and theatrical charms, the majority are still most interested in the long history of Scotland’s capital. Perhaps the best way to understand that history, and to see and feel its legacy, is to visit some of the […]

Rethymnon – The Serene City

March 5th, 2013 at 11:00 am » Comments (2)

There are few things as pleasurable as taking a walk around Rethymnon old town (Palia Poli). More than any other of Crete’s historic cities it has managed to retain much of its original Venetian and Turkish heritage. The town sits midway between the major cities of Heraklion and Chania but maintains its own very individual […]

Tallest Nordic Hotel: Scandic Victoria Tower

November 24th, 2012 at 11:26 pm » Comments (2)

In Kista Science City, Stockholm, Sweden, this unusual skyscraper tower, named after the Swedish Crown Princess Victoria, completed 2011. Scandic Hotel chain is renting Stockholm’s tallest building, also the tallest hotel in Scandinavia. Elected as the hotel building of the year 2012 at the World Architecture Festival i Singapore. The Scandic Victoria Tower Hotel is […]