24 hours in Istanbul

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On a cloudy, winterly Wednesday afternoon in December, I had another idead of doing something spontaneous. My travel obsessions had seized me again and I looked for flights heading South. Knowing that my time would be very limited due to a work meeting on Sunday afternoon, the extent of choices was rather small. After evualating […]

St. Petersburg bridges

The city of Peter the Great – St. Petersburg

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St. Petersburg – Russia’s gateway to Europe. Impressive, majestical, imperious, and just beautiful. Over centuries the centre of political power and until today the literary and cultural capital of the Russian Federation. Traversed by more than 60 rivers and canals, the city of Peter the Great is also called the Venice of the North. Around […]