Will you fall from the Doge’s Palace?

Now, don't be frightened. It's not that some Anthony Hopkins will throw you down the window like in Florence (if you didn't get the reference click here), but there actually is a creepy story here. We are in St. Mark's Square once more. Look at the Doge's Palace, admire its majesty and beauty, then head …

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Edinburgh’s infamous Maggie: hanged twice and survived!

If you've ever wandered around Edinburgh, you've certainly seen this pub in the Grassmarket area: But whom's is the pub named after? Who's this Maggie Dickson? First thing you should know: she survived hanging. Quite impressive, isn't it? Let's start from the beginning though. Maggie, from Musselburgh, .lived in the Early Eighteenth century as a …

Dare to dare

"Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain One year ago my life was poles apart from now: I was unsatisfied, scared by the future and by the present too. Because of economic issues …