Phipps conservatory tour in Pittsburgh – Travel Photo Mondays I was pleasantly surprised with my visit to the Phipps conservatory in Pittsburg. The scale of the glass houses, outdoor gardens and green inspired center and grounds is quite impressive and fun to explore. Created by philanthropist Henry W. Phipps who wanted to create a source of education, learning […]
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Cool attractions to explore in South Bank – Travel Photo Mondays The South bank area of London along the Thames river is a very popular area to explore a variety of culture, art, dining and entertainment venues. It is busy with riverfront promenades lining both sides of the Thames River. The many attractions receive a […]
A first impression of Lyon, France Some cities take you completely by surprise and this is exactly what happened visiting Lyon, France. I knew that Lyon is known as a gastronomic destination in France, so I wanted experience some of the best French cuisine while explore some of the medieval charm and Unesco sites around the city. Outside […]
Rome: 20 pictures to inspire you to visit – Travel Photo Mondays I’m hanging out late in the afternoon at the Piazza Navona in Rome, and my timing is perfect. This is the time for Passeggiata, the afternoon ritual of strolling and enjoying the end of day in many communities around Italy, even here in busy Rome. The […]
A Chicago river cruise for Travel Photo Mondays Not really knowing much about downtown Chicago, I thought the perfect start would be to take a river cruise as an introduction to see this magnificent city and skyline from a water vantage point. Even though the day was cold and drizzly, I knew that it would be fun to see […]
Top 20 places to visit in Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland is such a cosmopolitan and urban city with lots of character, fascinating old neighborhoods mixed in with new attractions and architecture. I found a visit to the capital of Poland quite inspiring and worthwhile, even though the city was completely demolished by the Nazis during World War 2. The industrious Poles have […]
Touring Warsaw – Travel Photo Mondays Warsaw was a complete surprise to visit. Full of contrast with old and new, urban and hip, the city is alive and exciting to walk through the re-incarnated old town, the trendy shopping promenades, to the beautiful green belt and park areas all around the city. Much of Warsaw was […]