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The Gediminas Castle Tower – Vilnius

Jul 25th, 2010 // Destination: Vilnius
The gothic tower of the Gediminas Castle is often seen as a symbol of Vilnius and the Lithuanian independence. For the first time the Lithuanian flag has been put again on top the castle tower on October 7, 1988, signaling the beginning of freedom of the Baltic States from rule of Soviet Russia. The western tower of the Gediminas castle, is the only tower remaining from the brick castle built in... 

Prague in a day, or the best of Prague on the Royal Tour

Jul 13th, 2010 // Destination: Prague
Should you have the misfortune of being in Prague for only a day, waste no time but set out at once to discover the most famous monuments along the so-called Royal Tour. This pleasant walk around the city centre begins in front of the Municipal House (www.obecni-dum.cz). Without question the most spectacular and most beloved Prague Secessionist building, it is also a well-known concert and exhibition... 

Bratislava Castle

Jul 10th, 2010 // Destination: Bratislava
The monumental building of the Bratislava Castle in Slovakia is visible from a great distance. Certainly, every visitor of Bratislava notices the pronounced silhouette. The majestic impression is enhanced by the hill it stands on, some eighty-five metres above the water level of the Danube river. It was an important fortified settlement at the end of the 9th century. The first written reference...