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 →

Athens on Ice!

I have been to the dazzling and beautiful city of Athens many times but... What can you do when the main attraction is closed due to adverse weather conditions? The city has a lot to offer, and has so much history that most people would give anything to visit it. Walking around the city is... Continue Reading →

Indigenous Mysteries!

The City of Ingá is situated about 96 km from João Pessoa, in Paraíba, Brazil. The state is situated in the north east or the country.  Ingá has one of the most interesting archaeological findings in Brazil.   Researchers have found several carvings of figures, fruits, animals and other unknown figures, and, mysteriously and importantly... Continue Reading →

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