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    Germany Historical Travel

    Berlin for History Lovers

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    Have you ever wanted to visit a city solely for its past? Even if its past bore witness to some of modern history's most horrific and unfathomable events? Well, that's how it was for me with Berlin. Having written off visiting Germany for years until I fell in love with Munich and its beautiful buildings back in 2016, I then became keen on visiting the German capital. Even though I had been reading books about the Holocaust for years, it…

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  • Is a visit to Peterhof worth it?
    Russia

    Is a visit to Peterhof worth it?

    As I would discover, 15 or 16 hours is not nearly enough time to spend in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. Even though cruise ships make it possible to enjoy…

  • Book Reviews

    Reading Roundup #13

    Here’s a look at some of the books I’ve read over the past couple of months. My reading tastes are eclectic but I mainly enjoy historical fiction and non-fiction, and the…

  • Book Reviews

    Reading Roundup #12

    My mom loaned me this book and it was by far one of the two most depressing and horrifying books I read in 2016. Desbois is a Catholic priest from…