Rio de Janeiro is a city like no other. It’s known for its straggly favelas where pockets of shanty houses co-exist and blend in with the fabric of the city. Before coming here I have my own pre-conceived notions of the city, however once I set foot on this amazing metropolis all of my assumptions went out of the window.Read More
Located in Twickenham this gothic mansion was built in the 1700s. It became the summer residence of Horace Walpole, who transformed two cottages on site at the time into his vision of the gothic castle.
This year I had the opportunity to attend the flower festival at Strawberry Hill House. The event was the result of collaborations with over 40 of the most prestigious floral designers, artists and British flower growersRead More
The honour for the European city of culture in 2019 is shared between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Matera, Italy.
I love Plovdiv aka the city of the seven hills due to it being developed on seven hills up to 250 metres high. The old town is well preserved and it is easy to explore on a day trip from Sofia. It is small and its cobbled-stone streets are dotted with beautiful houses in different styles.Read More
The old town of Warsaw was made a UNESCO world heritage site in 1980. During World War II nearly 90% of the old town was destroyed. When the war finished the city began the reconstruction of this part of the city and slowly the churches, palaces and colourful facades were rebuilt.Read More