Sophie’s World Travel Inspiration Blog

Silent Sunday: Old Parliament House in Canberra

Old Parliament House Canberra

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Giant’s Causeway

On harsh summer weather, a lost opportunity to cross the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and Fionn mac Cumhaill, the giant behind Giant’s Causeway.

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Silent Retro Sunday: Gritty street scene, Curepipe Mauritius, 1995

Gritty street scene, Curepipe Mauritius, 1995

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Sedlec ossuary, bone church, chandelier

World at a Glance: The Bone Church at Sedlec

About an hour’s drive east of Prague you’ll find a curious church. In the late 1800s, František Rint, a Czech wood-carver, was given the task of furnishing the church with, well, bones. A few years ago, I travelled with my daughter, 10 years old at the time, around in Czechia for a bit. I much […]

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Silent Sunday: The Giant Buddha in Nha Trang, Vietnam

The 24-metre high white Buddha seen above the roof of the Long Sơn Pagoda in Nha Trang, Vietnam

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Chasing ghosts in New Orleans

Have you ever been chasing ghosts in New Orleans? This delightfully spooky city just beckons us to come ever closer, to hear just one more spine-chilling story. When we were in town, my mum, my little sister and I joined a haunted history ghost tour and we all enjoyed it heaps. Our little group met on […]

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Silent Sunday: Vøringsfossen waterfall in Hordaland, Norway

Norway waterfall in the noonday sun: Vøringsfossen in Hordaland

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