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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and its stunning Glass Dome at night in Milan, Italy

Everyone knows that Milan is the fashion capital of Earth, and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is not only one of the world’s oldest shopping malls but also a place to see the best dressed men and women out there. Housed within a four-story double arcade in central Milan, the Galleria is named after Vittorio Emanuele […]

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Astronomy Ireland: Chasing the Northern Lights | My Photo on the Cover

I am delighted to have one of my photos of the aurora borealis (a.k.a. Northern Lights) featured on July’s cover of the Astronomy Ireland magazine! No matter how my photographs are used, I feel like a kid on Christmas Eve, but there is something rather special about a magazine cover. The photograph was taken in a small […]

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Have you ever been in jail? Meet Kilmainham Gaol, one of the largest unoccupied jails in Europe

Kilmainham Gaol (Jail) in Dublin, Ireland is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, it was involved in some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland’s history and its emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. When it was built in 1796, Kilmainham Gaol was referred to as the […]

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4 Magical Tree Tunnels You Must Take A Walk Through

Nature in as a whole tends to be a profoundly beautiful thing, but there are few things more magical than finding yourself under a canopy of trees in a tree tunnel on some warm summer evening. Whether they’re formed naturally, accidentally, or with a little help from some patient and talented gardeners, these tree tunnels […]

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What was once the Berlin Wall: The East Side Gallery, an international memorial for freedom

The East Side Gallery is an international memorial for freedom. It is a 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall located near the centre of Berlin on Mühlenstraße in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg. The actual border at this point was the river Spree. The gallery is located on the so-called “hinterland mauer”, which closed the border to […]

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