Summer vacations – Chania, Crete

Being notoriously a late planner when it comes to summer vacations, it was already August and I was still indecisive about where to enjoy a couple of relaxing days under the sun. After some brainstorming and excluding options, I finally booked a ticket to the neighboring island. After all, Crete was in my bucket list [...]

Rediscovering Summer in Cyprus 2020

With 35-40 ยฐC during summer, the most popular place on the island is at the beach Reading time: 8 min. 2020 is undoubtedly the least favorite for many people, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic which changed our day-to-day lives. The virus is affecting our traveling habits too, forcing most of us to cancel or [...]

Easter 2020, amid pandemic

Me, yemenaris, gazing the city fear away from the hill during the sunset. At the background there is also a wind energy fan

Reading time: 1 min. The alarm went off early in the morning, I jumped out of bed, without hitting the snooze button as I usually do, and started getting ready for a road trip to Paphos. โฃโฃIt is a sunny Easter Sunday and I traditionally spend this day with my family and my beloved and [...]

The boy and the fish ๐ŸŸ

The young boy and the big fish is a bronzed sculpture of Yiota Ioannidou, located in Kato Paphos promenade, Cyprus

The young boy with the big fish, a bronze sculpture of Yiota Ioannidou Reading time: 2 min. As I was walking across the Paphos promenade on a wintry Sunday afternoon, I noticed from far an unfamiliar skinny figure resting at the edge of the long-narrow stone wharf.โฃโฃ โฃโฃ I approached and realized that the silhouette [...]

Why Bucharest should be your next city break

Why Bucharest should be your next city break

View of the city from the Palace of the Parliament My recent and short escape to Bucharest gave me the opportunity to enjoy some of the good things the Romanian capital has to offer.  I was a bit accustomed with the city, since I have visited Bucharest in the past. Nevertheless, I was pleasantly surprised [...]