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Top things to do in Florence: 15 beautiful sights to see [+ map]

Majestic buildings, countless masterpieces of art, and a good dash of Italian romance to boot: Benvenuti a Firenze! Welcome to Florence! The capital of Tuscany is considered the cradle of the Renaissance and one of the most beautiful places to see in all of Italy. No wonder, UNESCO declared the historic old town a World Heritage Site in 1982.

Together we will follow the footsteps of Michelangelo, Galileo, and the Medici. Not only fans of the series “The Medici” will be thrilled. On our tour, I will not only show you the best places of the city and the top sights but also give you a few insider tips, so that your Florence trip literally becomes an unforgettably enjoyable experience.

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Top things to do in Milan: 9 beautiful sights to see [+ map]

The fashion capital of Milan is known not only as a fashion hotspot but also for world-famous buildings like the Milan Cathedral. Thanks to thousands of years of diverse history, Milan has a lot to offer.

The metropolis was founded by Celtic settlers, then flourished under the Roman Empire, and was later influenced by German, French and Austrian emperors. As a result, in addition to historic buildings and numerous churches – including a World Heritage Site – you can also admire important art treasures and testimonies of various cultures in Milan today.

I would like to take you on a tour through Milan and show you what is to do there. I’ll introduce you to the most beautiful places and sights, as well as additional attractions and activities, insider tips, and recommendations.

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Edinburgh sights: the most beautiful things to do and places you must see

Top things to do in Edinburgh: 15 beautiful sights to see [+ map]

Edinburgh offers its visitors beautiful sights. We have been to Scotland many times and explored the area. But Edinburgh really captivated us. You should definitely not miss the Harry Potter city. The old town is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In this article, we will show you the most important sights that you should not miss. We will take you to the Forth Bridge, explore Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile, St Giles’ Cathedral, Calton Hill, Arthur’s Seat, The Old Calton Burial Ground, Scott Monument and much more.

In addition, of course, we discover the Harry Potter spots Elephant House, Greyfriars Kirkyard Cemetery, George Heriot School, i.e. Hogwarts, Victoria Street as Angular Alley, the Harry Potter Museum and drink butterbeer at The Dog House.

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Venice sights: the most beautiful things to do and places you must see

Top things to do in Venice: 20 beautiful sights to see [+ map]

We take you to the most beautiful sights in Venice. When it’s winter or a rainy summer in Germany, it’s mild and sunny in Italy. What could be more natural than to escape the miserable German weather and take a dream weekend trip to the city of love – Venice.

A trip to Venice is not only a balm for the soul but also a glimpse into the past. Venice is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Until the 16th century, Venice was one of the largest trading cities – and you notice that immediately upon arrival. Venice still bears witness to the fact that the city was once a trans-shipment center for luxury goods, spices, salt, and corn. You can imagine how the merchants haggled, ships docked in the harbor and the gondoliers drove through the narrow canals.

What beautiful places and sights to see await you in Venice, we tell you now. If you’ve been to the lagoon city many times before, here are the best insider tips and secret places in Venice.

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The best photo equipment for long trips and hiking

My photo equipment: camera packing list for traveling and hiking

As a professional photographer, I have high expectations of my photographic equipment. On the one hand, I want top-quality photos – and that requires outstanding photographic equipment with high-quality lenses and a state-of-the-art camera.

On the other hand, we travel a lot. Not only in faraway countries, but also on high mountains and in inhospitable areas – sometimes for many days. Nothing is much harder than a heavy (camera) backpack. Over the course of many years I have perfected my photographic gear – in terms of quality, weight and solidness.

Photo equipment is only perfect when it fits you and your needs. If you only take pictures in the photo studio, the weight is not important. If you travel a lot or are in the mountains, weight and pack size are two main criteria.

Here you will find the perfect photo equipment for long hikes or for trips to faraway countries.

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London sights: the most beautiful things to do and places you must see

Top things to do in London: 13 beautiful sights to see [+ map]

London photographer David Bailey once said: “If you are curious, London is a wonderful place to go”. And he is right – in the English metropolis of London on the Thames there is an infinite amount to discover. I’ll show you the most unforgettable places in this post.

If you are curious about which tourist attractions you must see in London, you should definitely read on. There are some real gems hidden in this article – literally!

I’ll also tell you the best places to stay, restaurants, and the most important information about culture, travel, and Brexit. If you just can’t get enough of London, I’ll show you additional attractions and insider tips for London.

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