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 →

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 →

Teotihuacan City

Visiting this site was a great experience, and made me wonder how on earth they had the technology to build such an amazing place. My trip to Teotihuacan was on a day tour. I thought this way would be better, and easier as I wouldn't have to be preoccupied with transport. Ruins on the way... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

The Pleasures of Painshill!

Painshill is one of the most beautiful 18th century landscape gardens, created  between 1738 and 1738. This place has the most indescribable magic. It is an amazing garden in which to spend your day exploring the many winding paths in a journey of discovery. There are quite a few routes you can take. I chose... Continue Reading →

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