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 →

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of the most iconic sites of London. I have visited this place a few times, but have never really managed to go back since they had installed a glass floor on the highest walkway. This bridge is often confused with London Bridge, which is only half a mile away. It connects... 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 →

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 →

Beautiful Thing!

Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar) is situated in Rio de Janeiro in the bay of Guanabara, rising 396 m above the harbour on a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. There are lots of different stories about its name. It is said that the mountain resembled the traditional shape of the loaves of... 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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