• Vienna
  • Where to find Gustav Klimt’s paintings around the World

    The Kiss

    Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. In addition to his figurative works, which include allegories and portraits, he painted landscapes. [Wikipedia] I first heard about him in 2006, when his portrait Adele Bloch-Bauer I registered the […]

  • Warsaw
  • Best of Warsaw. What to do and where to stay

    Castle Square in Warsaw

    Warsaw, Poland’s capital city, was another great surprise. The city has suffered a virtual destruction towards the end of World War II, but it has survived and resurrected. As a result, it comprises a collection of neighbourhoods and landmarks, where restored Gothic, traditional communist, and modern glass structures sit side by side. It has preserved the original architecture and […]

  • Italy
  • Cavagrande del Cassibile. Hike and swim in East Sicily

    Cava Grande del Cassibile

    Cavagrande is a protected Natural Reserve in the province of Syracuse (Siracusa), located in the southeast corner of Sicily (the largest Mediterranean island, just off the “toe” of Italy’s “boot”, and World famous for the movie The Godfather). The reserve is known for having one of Europe’s biggest canyons, which is about 10 km long and 300 metres deep. […]

  • London
  • London Pub Crawl. Hackney

    Hatch

    After our successful posts about Brixton and Bermondsey pub crawls, we now present a third one, this time in the trendiest and coolest area in London, Hackney. This list (maybe leaving the first one out) can be seen as the Best Pubs in Hackney. Objectives Explore Hackney. Less “blah blah”, more “glu glu”. Don’t forget I.D. Cash. Route / Schedule […]