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Mee Playing Tourist in Central London

A couple of weeks back I was invited to be one of the first guests in this newly renovated boutique hotel in Central London called Montagu Place. The location is excellent as it’s just a stone throw away from Marble Arch and Baker St tube stations, and the oh-so-lively Oxford Street. They have 3 types […]

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A Bit of Scandinavia, A Bit of the Baltics

I just came back for a short 5-day trip across Helsinki (Finland), Tallinn (Estonia), and Riga (Latvia). You can see my route above (Don’t you love map? I love map!). In fact, I already recommended this route to a couple of people since I came back. You can cross from Helsinki to Tallinn with a […]

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The First Coffee House in England Is In…

This site boasts to be the first coffee house in England, established in the year 1650. Even the coffee cup makes sure that you know… This is The Grand Cafe in Oxford, England. Oxford became the site of the first coffee house, not only in England but in the whole of the Christian empire. (more […]

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The Best Way to Get to Know European Cities

I’m addicted to walking tours. I didn’t know about the popularity of walking tours before I came to Europe. It took me about a year to get into it, but soon I found that it is the best way to get to know cities in Europe. Ever feel disoriented the first time you arrive at […]

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In The Steps of A Serial Killer: Jack the Ripper in East London

It was the year of 1888. British Empire was at the height of its game, making London the biggest the most crowded city on the planet, bar none, attracting people from all walks of life, the rich, the poor, and the very very poor. While West End accommodated the upper middle class and held all […]