Tag Archives: History

Peranakan Museum @ Singapore

The Peranakan Museum in Singapore is housed in an elegant 3-storey, colonial building that was the former Tao Nan Chinese School.  From the 10 galleries exhibited in the museum, there is everything you would want to know about the Peranakan culture, … Continue reading

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Dachau Concentration Camp @ Germany

Dachau Concentration Camp was the first camp that was set up by the Nazis, originally propagandized to keep the socially inappropriate and criminals when it was actually their very first step to eradicate the Jews.  The Dachau Camp served its importance … Continue reading

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Heros Square (Hosok tere) @ Budapest Hungary

The spectacular Heroes Square is located just right outside the city park of Budapest.  The central monument featuring Gabriel the Guardian Angel is also known as the Millennium Monument, which was completed in 1900 to commemorate the 1000th year of Hungarian State … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Field @ Nuremburg Germany.

The Zeppelin Field is an iconic landmark in Nuremburg at a massive size of 312 m x 285 m that’s bigger than 12 football fields.  The smaller podium that’s protruding from the main grand stand was where Hitler stood, conducting Nazi … Continue reading

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Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds @ Nuremburg, Germany

The Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds in Nuremburg, or Documentation Center for short, is housed in the North Wing of the unfinished congress hall built by the National Socialist Party. Nuremburg being the home-base for the party, the unfinished … Continue reading

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber Day Trip @ Bavaria, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a little medieval town that is almost too beautiful to be true. Known for its exhilarating Christmas Markets, it also served as an inspiration for Disney’s Pinocchio and parts of the movie Harry Porter and … Continue reading

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Wat Phu Khao Thong @ Ayutthaya, Thailand

The most prominent feature of Wat Phu Khao Thong, or Temple of Golden Mountain, is the marvelous square-based stupa.  The temple is thought to be established by King Ramesuan in 1387, built to commemorate victory over the Burmese army.  The … Continue reading

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