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Tucked at the foothills of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range is the charming Andalusian city of Granada. What used to be a stronghold of the Moorish empire is now a beautiful, culturally-rich city poised on steep slopes. Andalusian culture, warm, compassionate people and magnificent historical monuments are all part […]

Things to do in Granada


Europe is literally littered with palaces spanning the medieval era and beyond and Spain is no exception to this trend. However, a big difference with the Palacio Real, or Royal Palace in Madrid is the access that it grants to the public. As one of the most popular attractions in […]

Royal Palace of Madrid – Palacio Real


The Summer Palace is located in Beijing, China. Within the rather slim 70,000 square meters of space the Summer Palace occupies, there are several variations of different gardens, palaces, and other classically styled architecture. The palace structure suffered two separate attacks in it’s long history. One of these attacks happened […]

Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)



Easily one of Spain’s most visited tourist attractions, the Alhambra is the pride of the city of Granada. This hilltop fortified palace was once the residence of royalty, and is now one of the country’s most famous examples of Moorish architecture and design. Built during the early-to-mid 1300s, the Alhambra […]

Visiting the Alhambra in Granada