Archive for Western Europe History

Quickie:A Solo Female Traveler’s Weekend Guide to Edinburgh (second of two parts)

(This is Part 2 of a two-part weekend guide for solo female travelers in Edinburgh. You can read the first part here.)

text and photos by Nina Sarmiento

If you only got a weekend to spare for Edinburgh, why don’t you try visiting these fab sites: (read more here)

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Quickie: A Solo Female Traveler’s Weekend Guide to Edinburgh (first of two parts)

text and photos by: Nina Sarmiento

Scotland’s capital was once known as Auld Reekie (Old smokey), as the buildings there used to be heated by coal and wood fires, emitting smoke through their chimneys. (read more here)

Postcard Moment: Greek Ruins

photo By: Nina Sarmiento

Sunset at Cape Sounion - site of the ruins of the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon - god of the sea

Quickie: 48 Hours In…London

text and photos by: Nina Sarmiento

In my previous post, I listed down ways on how to travel less in Europe. One of which is to just roam around and tour the many fab landmarks, museums and galleries which you can visit either for free or for a token fee. (read more here)

A tour of Vatican City

Note: In my previous post, I listed down ways on how to travel for less in Europe. One of which is to just roam around and tour the many fab landmarks, museums and galleries which you can visit either for free or for a token fee.

Last week I posted Gypsygals’ Tales Quickie guide to the capital city of Ireland. where I showed that you don’t need to spend a lot of euros to enjoy Dublin! Last Wednesday, l showed you how you can have fun in Rome without racking up massive credit card debt.

 

If you want to extend that Roman holiday, you might even go to Vatican City. Enjoy!

Text and Photos by Nina Sarmiento

The Vatican City is the seat of the Pope, the leader of the Catholic flock. A sightseeing tour of Rome won’t be complete without a side trip to this walled enclave, a sovereign city state in Italy’s capital. (read more here)

Quickie: 48 Hours in…Rome

text and photos by: Nina Sarmiento

Note: In my previous post, I listed down ways on how to travel less in Europe. One of which is to just roam around and tour the many fab landmarks, museums and galleries which you can visit either for free or for a token fee.

Last week I reposted Gypsygals’ Tales Quickie guide to the capital city of Ireland. where I showed that you don’t need to spend a lot of euros to enjoy Dublin!

 

This week, I will show you how you can have fun in Rome without having to bust your budget. (read more here)

Quickie: 48 hours in… Dublin

Text and photos by Nina Sarmiento

In my previous post, I listed down ways on how to travel for less in Europe. One of which is to just roam around and tour the many fab landmarks, museums and galleries which you can visit either for free or for a token fee.

This is why I’m re-posting this week Gypsygals’ Tales Quickie guide to the capital city of Ireland. I’m positive that this post will show that you don’t need to spend a lot of euros to enjoy Dublin!

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Dublin – the city of a thousand pubs and a thousand bards, the historically hip capital of Ireland. In this city full of Craic (ah..that’s the Old Irish for a dose of fun!), sightseeing means an itinerary filled with something old, new and wonderfully brewed. (read more here)

Photo Essay: Dancing in Damhsa (Part 1)

Text and Photos by Gypsygal Nina

I love living in Europe. It’s such a cosmopolitan place and culture vultures like me can’t get enough of it. (read more here)

Weekend In Ireland: Festival of Music

Jump! Jump!

Jump! Jump!

(read more here)