I was taking a nice walking tour in Zagreb when the guide asked if we knew where the oldest pharmacy in the world was located. Very confidently I said Tallinn, since that's what I was told when visiting Estonia, ironaically (or maybe not) during a free walking your in Tallinn. He smiled, clearly expecting the … Continue reading Where is the oldest pharmacy in the world?
I believe these pigeons are waiting for the monk. I personally never had a problem with pigeons, even when once one decided to throw a "grenade" at me in Trafalgar Square, London, thankfully "only" hitting my phone. But I understand why cities and even some people have an issue with them. I have a friend … Continue reading The Monk feeding the Pigeons – Dubrovnik, Croatia
Copenhagen was one of these cities that I have always wanted to visit really bad. I remember watching many years ago a news story on TV about the happiest country in the world - Denmark. I was unable to forget this. The reporter explained the reason for Denmark to be such a happy country, and … Continue reading Copenhagen, the cosy spot of Scandinavia
I went on a flash trip to Dublin, leaving London very early on a Saturday morning and coming back Sunday night. I had never been in Ireland but had heard a few things about it. First of all, a friend had told me she absolutely disliked Dublin. The streets were full of strange people (gypsies), beggars, … Continue reading short trip to Dublin, stepping in Howth
Sitting now in my room in this grey and rainy Sunday afternoon, it seems my trip to Loch Lomond took place in a parallel world. It was only last Sunday, Easter Sunday, and I was blessed with some sunshine on my way up Conic Hill. When planning my trip to Glasgow, I also wanted to … Continue reading the magical view of Loch Lomond