Psychedelic Tunnel

Walking around the Southbank in London I came across this colourful and amazing tunnel. Although I have passed many times near to this area, I never thought that a place like this existed. Leake Street is situated under the platforms of Waterloo Station. The street is 300 meters long. Despite that graffiti is against the... Continue Reading →

Capital Ring

Recently, I started doing a walk called the Capital Ring. It's a walk you can follow that forms a complete loop around London. I thought it would be a good idea to attempt as it would give me a different experience, and the possibility to check out areas of London that I have never seen... Continue Reading →

Back from the Shadows!

After being in lockdown for a long time, and not being able to travel I found it quite difficult to blog. Since restrictions started to ease, I started going out a bit more frequently. St Paul's Cathedral I went to central London for a walk, and started doing some street photography. The riverside walk along... Continue Reading →

Athens Deja Vu!

This is a city of which I never tire. Once again, I had the opportunity to go back to Athens, and I visited some of my favorites sites. The Temple of Olympian Zeus is also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus. It was built around 470 bc, the time the ancient... Continue Reading →

Visiting Mother Aegena

This little island is only 27 km from Athens. It is very easy to get there, and perfect idea for a day trip outside the buzz of the big city. It has a very interesting history. Belonging to the Saronic group of islands, Aegina has many archaeological monuments, picturesque villages, and beautiful beaches! During ancient times... Continue Reading →

Turkish Delight: The Galata Tower

The Galata Tower is a beautiful medieval stone tower, and is one of the oldest and most beautiful in Istanbul. It was built in 1348 by the Byzantines, but destroyed by the Latin Crusaders in 1204 during the Sack of Constantinople. This tower is one of the symbols of Istanbul and is situated in Galata,... Continue Reading →

The Cathedral, Shopping and Fashion in Bella Milano!

I have visited Milan many times, but never had the opportunity to visit the famous Cathedral, the Duomo. This enormous construction took nearly six centuries to complete. I think it's the biggest church in Italy. Just before I visited the cathedral, I walked through the very famous Piazza del Duomo. The famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele... Continue Reading →

The Agora

The amazing Agora is the marketplace of ancient Greece. This market has been closed for centuries, but it is opened for tourists to walk the ancient streets where Socrates and Plato used to walk, and see remnants of the ancient stoas, buildings and statues. Agora literally means gathering place. Also know as Athens' Dimotiki Agora, this... Continue Reading →

Ham House

Ham House is a stunning country home near Kingston Upon Thames on the outskirts of London, built for pleasure and filled with treasures. Built in 1610, this rare and atmospheric treasure trove is a jewel to behold. Elizabeth the Duchess of Lauderdale and her father William Murray were responsible for the creation of this amazing... Continue Reading →

Maggie’s Parties at Polesden Lacey

This beautiful place in the Surrey countryside was a party house for Margaret Greville, a powerful English socialite in the early 1900s. The name 'Polesden' is thought to be Old English. This house was designed to impress. From the extensive art collection to the lavish salon, no expense was spared when the house was renovated,... Continue Reading →

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