From the top of l’Arc de Triomphe, I just wanted one really, really good shot of the Tour Eiffel, especially because I didn’t feel like I got one during my August trip there, even when up close. It was way, way harder than I thought it would be. Of course everyone wanted a similar shot […]
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Inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Petřínská rozhledna (or Petřín Lookout Tower) offers amazing views of Prague. The structure is must shorter than the Eiffel Tower — about one-fifth the height — but because it sits atop a high hill, the view from the top is at a higher elevation than the Eiffel Tower.
The Burj Khalifa set 17 records when it opened in January 2010, largely centered around its tremendous height. I am terrified of heights and nearly fainted in the glass elevator that took me up to the 2nd level of the Eiffel Tower, so I was a bit hesitant when a colleague offered to organize a […]