Amphitheatre

The Amphitheatre in Amman is a very interesting place to visit. It is a 6,000-seat, 2nd-century Roman theatre. I was there briefly when visiting the city. A famous landmark in the Jordanian capital, it dates back to the Roman period when the city was known as Philadelphia. On the top of the theatre you have a nice view of the... Continue Reading →

Leeds Castle: The Loveliest Castle in the World!

Leeds Castle is very picturesque and has been described as 'the loveliest castle in the world'. A castle has been on the same site since 1086. In the 13th century it came into the hands of King Edward I. It was the king's favourite residence. Around the 16th century, Henry VIII used it as a dwelling for his first... Continue Reading →

Urban Art in Bogotà

Bogotà is a city of many secrets and surprises. The graffiti tour is no secret, however. Normally the tour starts at the Park of the Periodistas, it lasts for about two and half hours, and it runs twice a day beginning at 10am and 2pm. It is a free tour but it is recommended that... Continue Reading →

Heavenly Hever: A Kent Castle

The incredible Hever Castle is located in the village of Hever, near Edenbridge, Kent - only 30 miles south-east of London, England. It is unbelievable how this stunning castle is so close to London. It began as a country house, built in the 13th century. The property subsequently passed through various owners. It came into the... Continue Reading →

West Germany Beauty!

Wiesbaden is a beautiful town in Western Germany, on the right (east) bank of the River Rhine at the southern foot of the Taunus Mountains, west of Frankfurt am Main and north of Mainz.   As I was strolling through the city, I immediately  noticed why Wiesbaden is sometimes referred to as the "Pearl of Historicism". In... Continue Reading →

The Ancient Roman Remains!

The National Archaeological Museum of Naples is an important Italian archaeological museum, particularly for ancient Roman remains.   The museum has one of the world's best collections of Greek and Roman antiquities, including mosaics, sculptures, gems, glass and silver, and a collection of Roman erotica from Pompeii.       The exquisite collection of mosaics, are... Continue Reading →

Picasso 1932 – LOVE, FAME, TRAGEDY

The Tate Modern Gallery is one of my favourite in London. The Tate is an institution that houses the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art. I went to the Tate to see the Picasso exhibition. This is the first ever solo Pablo Picasso exhibition at Tate Modern. Bringing us face-to-face... Continue Reading →

Sunny Sunday!

It is such a pleasure to be back in the amazing city of Munich. Even better to return on a beautiful sunny spring day. The stunning architecture really reflects the sunlight. One of the most interesting cities in Germany for me, a favourite indeed. If you ever happen to come to Germany don't hesitate to... Continue Reading →

Where “New” is Five Hundred Years’ Old!

The incredible museum Castel Nuovo (literally, 'New Castle'), also known as Maschio Angioino, looks very medieval. The building is amazingly well preserved, it has sculptures, and paintings from the 15th century. The castle was called "Nuovo" (new) to distinguish it from the oldest castles already existing in the city, Castel dell'Ovo and Castel Capuano. Built between... Continue Reading →

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