Photo of the day: Olomouc

Olomouc The picturesque city of Olomouc is located in the Moravian region of Czech Republic. It is a historical city in the country and was once the capital of Moravia. Nowadays, it is a touristic hub with various attractions. There are several religious monuments such as the Holy Trinity Column which is part of the … Continue reading Photo of the day: Olomouc

Photo of the day: Home

Home Lately, I've been feeling nostalgic and homesick. Last December I took the decision to leave my place in Czech Republic and move to the United Kingdom. Therefore, I didn't go back home to Cyprus for Christmas to pack everything and prepare for my departure from Brno, the city I was living at for 3 … Continue reading Photo of the day: Home

Feelings

The weather is finally getting cold, rainy, and windy. I believe autumn always gives us feelings of nostalgia, depression, sorrow, emptiness or even a feeling of escaping our lives. I guess it depends from each person's mood and lifestyle. To be fair, I love rain and autumn but at the same time during rainy days … Continue reading Feelings

Acceptance

This post is not about travelling but rather a personal essay of my experience of understanding and accepting myself. However, while this is not about travelling, my journey to discovering myself is linked to travelling. Specifically, it is connected with getting to know other cultures and people, who helped me manifest myself with their stories … Continue reading Acceptance

Explore. Discover. Learn.

In 2015 I had the chance to travel to China. For sure many wish to explore the vast country of China, to walk at the Great Wall, to visit the Forbidden City, to explore the Shaolin temple or to witness the greatness of the Longmen Grottoes. Undoubtedly there are so many historical and cultural attractions … Continue reading Explore. Discover. Learn.

Love is the key

On a different post I both criticised and praised volunteering tourism. I still stand by the opinion that often volunteering created harmful results rather than positive. Yet, from my experience I believe that volunteering can teach people of love, understanding, respect, and hope. This post is of how I came to learn that love always … Continue reading Love is the key

Bratislava: walking tour guide

Traveling to another country means exploring and discovering new cultures, monuments, history, and lifestyle. The tourism industry is full of tour operators that provide unique experiences either through sightseeing, food discovery, or a visual tour at traditional and daily performances. Unfortunately, it is common for tours to be quite expensive and often we desire to … Continue reading Bratislava: walking tour guide

Volunteering Tourism

When I was a university student in the UK, many organisations would often promote volunteering abroad. Indeed, volunteering is perceived as a good act, and most people do it out of their hearts' goodness. However, I believe volunteering sometimes brings harm rather than positive results. For instance, an 18-year-old goes to help at an orphanage … Continue reading Volunteering Tourism

Troodos: The Highest Mountain in Cyprus

Everyone knows Cyprus as an exotic island with breath-taking sandy beaches and hot burning sun. Perfect for vacations and holidays to bathe in turquoise waters, built mini castles in the white sand of the beautiful beaches, and get a golden tan. But, Cyprus is not only about the sea. Cyprus, also has the mountain range … Continue reading Troodos: The Highest Mountain in Cyprus