Honey in the Wood!

The Honeywood Museum is located in Carshalton, a suburb of London. The house where the museum is situated dates back to the 17th century, with Victorian and Edwardian extensions, including the billiard room, drawing room and Victorian scullery. In front of the museum, are the Carshalton ponds, which were built in the 17th century and... Continue Reading →

Colours of Brighton!

Brighton is one of the closest seaside towns to London. Only about an hour away by train, you're in this amazing colourful city full of surprises. This city is famous for having one of the most iconic and unusual palaces in the country, is considered the green capital of Britain, and ABBA won the Eurovision... Continue Reading →

Serpentine Gallery

If you are looking for something new to do in London, The Serpentine Gallery is the place to go. It is situated in Kensington Gardens, in Hyde Park, London. There are two gallery branches, one at the north side, and the other one on the south side. They are less than ten minutes walk from... Continue Reading →

Wonderful Wisley!

Wisley Gardens is one of the finest gardens in the world. It has a very big display of plants from all over the globe. One of the best things about it is that it's an always-evolving place not only through seasonal changes, but with newly created displays to keep the visitors entertained. It is a... 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 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 →

Halfway Around and Back Again!

We all know from my previous post that Ilha Grande ("Big Island") is a beautiful tropical paradise off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The island lives up to its name and is simply enormous. I managed to do a tour called halfway-and-back, where you spend the day going halfway around the island,... 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 →

Feeling Grand on Ilha Grande!

Ilha Grande ("Big Island") is a popular getaway from Rio de Janeiro. From the city, it's only two hours by car and a short boat ride. The island has white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and exciting forest trails, making it the perfect tropical retreat.       One of the most exciting features of Ilha Grande... Continue Reading →

Back in Ancient time!

Here I am again, back in the great city of Athens. This city is so magical, and every time I come back here it feels different from before. An interesting fact is that even if you take pictures of the same site, it nevers looks the same.   This city is famous for its history... Continue Reading →

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