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Cusco. Standing on 3,800m High, Literally.

Cusco. Standing on 3,800m High, Literally. Standing on 3,800 meter above sea level in Cusco, Peru. Admiring Inca heritage sites, Spanish-style cathedrals and Peruvian food – while beating the altitude sickness.

Standing on 3,800 meter above sea level in Cusco, Peru. Admiring Inca heritage sites, Spanish-style cathedrals and Peruvian food – while beating the altitude sickness.

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A 2-day Winter Itinerary in Helsinki

My impression of Helsinki: compact, cultural, clean and cool. I stayed in the city for a few days in winter, yet I found the city was welcoming and charming. Helsinki’s city center is compact and easy to navigate, while tourists could basically go anywhere on foot. Here is a 2-day easy going itinerary of the major attractions in Finland’s Daughter of the Baltic.

The Powerful Place, DC

Holding the visitor’s guide in my hands it says “Welcome, a powerful place”. I was inspired the moment I stepped out of the Union Station, staring at the crossroad of politics and culture, and history and style. Washington D.C. takes at least 3 days for a first-timer to have an overview of what the cities have to offer. The volume of information might be a little bit overwhelming but here is a list of the must-sees in the city and that’s what I did. I hope it would give you some ideas for your visits, too!

Run! Run! Venice!

I titled my visits to the Italian cities “Run! Run!” because I was really in a hurry – I had only a week in Italy and I wanted to cover as much of the country as possible. My 7-hour mission to see all the essentials of Venice and it was amazing!