Tag Archives: Palaces

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The Alhambra, a 14th-Century Palace and fortress in the hills of Granada, is a must-see during any visit to the Andalusia region in Southern Spain.  The name Alhambra, signifying in Arabic “the red,” is probably derived from the reddish color of the tapia (rammed earth) of which the outer walls were built. The Alhambra is […]

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Each year we like to take our kids to visit a new part of the world to introduce them to a new culture and different way of living. We try our best to immerse ourselves into the local community, shopping at the corner store, dining at neighborhood cafes, overall trying not to feel like a […]

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Brussels was never one of those cities high on the bucket list. However, it was along our high-speed train route from Paris to Amsterdam and we felt this unique and underrated travel destination was worthy of a 24-hour visit. Unfortunately, like most European cities in the spring, it rained A LOT during our stay. Nevertheless, […]

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Château de Versailles, originally built in 1623 by Louix XIII, remains to be one of the most awe-inspiring palaces in the world. The palace is famous mostly for its residents, King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette, and the signing of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. As one strolls through the opulent palace, symmetrical gardens, grand […]

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