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A Visit to the Maarjamäe Memorial Complex in Tallinn

A Visit to the Maarjamäe Memorial Complex in Tallinn

Overlooking the bay in Tallinn, this is where you will find the Maarjamäe Memorial Complex. This ensemble of memorials dates from Soviet times, back in the 1970s, and it’s easy to spot from the city centre because of its sizeable concrete obelisk dedicated to the Defenders of the Soviet Union.

How it is to travel to Gran Canaria

How it is to travel to Gran Canaria

Last August, I had the opportunity to fly to Gran Canaria for the very first time. And here is what I saw there. Gran Canaria is one of the islands on the archipelago of the Canary Islands. It is a small part of Spain on the coast of Africa. The flight from Berlin was...

St Bartholomew Flayed inside the Duomo di Milano

St Bartholomew Flayed inside the Duomo di Milano

There is one particular sculpture that caught my attention when I visited the Duomo di Milano for the first time. The piece is called St Bartholomew Flayed, and it was created by Marco d’Agrate back in 1562. And that skinless statue is so unusual that I had to research it and write this article with everything I know now about it.

Where to find the Beer Belly of Ukraine

Where to find the Beer Belly of Ukraine

Next to the Lviv town hall and the many small streets around it, there is something unusual hidden in a courtyard. The shape is almost peculiar, and it's a bit hard to understand what you're looking at until you get really close. This is where you will find the Beer...

A Visit to St Pancras Old Church in Central London

A Visit to St Pancras Old Church in Central London

The St Pancras Old Church in Central London is the subject of many rumors that point it as one of the oldest sites of Christian worship in England. What caught my attention was the appearance and atmosphere of the countryside church in the heart of London. [addthis...

The Best Hotels in Helsinki

The Best Hotels in Helsinki

These are the best hotels in Helsinki, based on all the times we visit the best capital in Northern Europe. We have been to Helsinki a lot of times since we start Fotostrasse, and we had the pleasure of staying in different places across town. But we have our favorite hotels and below you can read our reviews and book your stay in them.

Generoso Burger

Generoso Burger

For a little over one year, in a small door located a few blocks from one of Sao Paulo's best photo spots, is located one of the best hamburgers this blog has ever tasted. Generoso Burger is only a few meters from Praça da Sé, so if you're in São Paulo and already...

Our Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Our Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau is the best-known place of martyrdom and destruction in the world. This Nazi German death camp in Oświęcim has become a symbol of the Holocaust, of horror and of genocide. The name of the camp stands as a cultural code that defines the breakdown of our civilization and culture.

M. C. Escher in The Hague

M. C. Escher in The Hague

Located in a former Royal Winter Palace, the works of M. C. Escher in The Hague is something that you cannot miss whenever you visit the seat of government of the Netherlands. You need to visit the Het Paleis for the fantastic artwork presented, but you should stay...