Garden of Earthly Delights – Déjà Vu!

I was hoping to visit these very famous royal gardens in spring, and the see all the beautiful flowers, but it did not work out like I thought because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to the lockdown we had in London, it was closed for the spring period. Luckily, I managed to return now, in... Continue Reading →

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 →

Royal Academy of Art

The Royal Academy of Art (RA) is situated right in the heart of London. It's a pristine location, between Piccadilly Circus and Green Park. You can visit the sites of Central London as well as take advantage of being close to the RA and see some amazing exhibitions. Piccadilly Circus Piccadilly Circus the Heart of... 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 →

Palacio de Bellas Artes

This place is incredible. The architecture is fascinating. The exterior of the building is primarily Art Nouveau and Neoclassical and the interior is primarily Art Deco, giving an interesting contrast.  Its first incarnation was built in the late 19th century, but it was soon decided to tear it down in favour of a more opulent... Continue Reading →

Museo Mural Diego Rivera

This museum is home of one of the most famous murals painted by the celebrated Diego Rivera:  Sueño de una tarde dominical en la Alameda Central (Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in the Alameda Central). This museum is situated next to the Park Alameda. It also holds other exhibitions throughout the year, but the permanent exhibition... Continue Reading →

Viva El Mexico!

I had been planning to go to Mexico City on holiday for a while. I had this feeling that it was really close to the UK, only six hours flight away, but surprisingly it was a twelve hour flight on the way, very long indeed. It was really worth all the travel. Mexico City is... 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 →

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