A weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria

I finally put my feet in a new country this year - Bulgaria was a first and a country I has been contemplating for a while. Flights from London are relatively cheap, and I thought for the first May bank holiday this could be a good option. So there I go waking up at 2:30am … Continue reading A weekend in Sofia, Bulgaria

Venice, The Floating City – turning our heads to the unavoidable canals

For my first post about Venice, I wanted to look away from what makes this city so famous - the canals. Anything that represents Venice, shows its big Lagoon, romantic views into the narrow canals, with a gondola where a couple in love sits enjoying the views and each others company (currently, usually with a … Continue reading Venice, The Floating City – turning our heads to the unavoidable canals

Erasmus Memories: Córdoba, the city of the vases

There is a lot more to Córdoba than the vases, but for some reason, that detail was what got stuck in my head. I mean, not really a detail. You do see flower vases hanging on walls, an original way to decorate, to make any white painted wall look brighter and joyful. I loved it. … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: Córdoba, the city of the vases

Erasmus Memories: Granada, a clash of cultures and the Alhambra (2012)

The Alhambra Next to Zaragoza, the next trip was scheduled to Granada. Granada is located in the southern Andalucia region of Spain, in the foothills of the famous Sierra Nevada. Granada for me was my first real experience with Arab architecture and culture without being in an Arabic country. Granada is where the classic European … Continue reading Erasmus Memories: Granada, a clash of cultures and the Alhambra (2012)