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Pigeons in Piazza San Marco on a rainy day with St. Mark's Basilica in the background, by Dmitri Kessel (1952)

Pigeons in Piazza San Marco

Pigeons in Piazza San Marco on a rainy day with St. Mark’s Basilica in the background, by Dmitri Kessel (1952). Source:

White Temple, Chiang Rai, Thailand

White Temple, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun (Thai: วัดร่องขุ่น), more well-known among foreigners as the White Temple, is a contemporary unconventional Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand. It…

Tamil Nadu, India

Tamil Nadu, India

Tamil Nadu is one of the 29 states of India. Its capital is Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the largest city. Tamil Nadu lies in…

Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy

Rome (Italian: Roma , Latin: Rōma) is a city and special comune (named “Roma Capitale“) in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and also…

Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei officially known as Taipei City (Chinese: 臺北市 or 台北市; pinyin: Táiběi Shì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-pak Chhī), is the capital of Taiwan (officially the Republic of…

Cancun, Mexico

Cancun, Mexico

Cancún is a city in southeastern Mexico, located on the northeast coast of the Yucatán Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is a…

Burj Al-Arab, United Arab Emirates

Burj Al-Arab, United Arab Emirates

Burj Al Arab (Arabic: برج العرب‎,Tower of the Arabs) is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has been called ‘The world’s…

Krakow, Poland

Krakow, Poland

Kraków also Cracow, or Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland. Situated on the Vistula River in the Lesser…

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and the country’s 2nd largest city, with a population of 1.6 million…

Yangshuo, Guilin, China

Yangshuo, Guilin, China

Yangshuo County (simplified Chinese: 阳朔县; traditional Chinese: 陽朔縣; pinyin: Yángshuò Xiàn) is a county under the jurisdiction of Guilin City, in the northeast of Guangxi,…

Kuala Lumpur Petronas Towers, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Petronas Towers, Malaysia

The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers (Malay: Menara Petronas, or Menara Berkembar Petronas) are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According…

Casa Batlló, Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló, Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈkazə βəʎˈʎo]) is a renowned building located in the heart of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. Casa Batlló…

Portofino, Italy

Portofino, Italy

Portofino (Portofin) is an Italian fishing village and upmarket resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity visitors. It is a comune…

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

Florence (Italian: Firenze [fiˈrɛntse] ( listen), alternative obsolete form: Fiorenza; Latin: Florentia) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the…

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India

The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India

The Harmandir Sahib (Punjabi: ਹਰਿਮੰਦਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ), also Darbar Sahib (Punjabi: ਦਰਬਾਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ, Punjabi pronunciation: dəɾbɑɾ sɑhɪb) and informally referred to as the “Golden Temple“, is…