13-14/02/2018 Meteora by Winter/Ph: Isabel Tootill & Sanna Svärd Despite the rain, clouds and cold, the breathtaking sights and the beautiful monasteries of Meteora didn’t let us down. As a matter of fact, the fog only made it more magical and mystical. Take a look at some of our pictures of this holy place, visited by […]
As a major crossroad between Bologna and Rome, Florence shines out as a conspicuous spot for Italy addicts. At the end of the medieval period, the city succeeded in several fields such as finance, commerce and arts. Considering that it is still one of the most touristic places, due especially to the fine art environment, it definitely deserves to be considered as the birthplace of the Renaissance. To be there and see all those unique masterpieces of the medieval ages was the determinant reason for me to spend three days in that ravishing city.
After all these years dreaming about this one and only Greek island, I finally had the opportunity to visit my dreamland Santorini. No words can describe how I felt during the moment I got off the plane and was welcomed by a place surrounded by the eternal sun, steep slopes and big white lovely clouds.
Since the first moment that you put your feet in Skopje, you perceive that is a place with history. Skopje is the city of the references and the heart of the Balkan Peninsula.
Maybe your first impression will be about the chaotic mix of this influences. They are all around, they are from different periods but they coexist in this now of the city and you should absorve all of them almost at the same time. In a while you realize that is part of it’s culture, what gives to the city the shape, the personality among the other European capitals.
They talk about a place where monastaries sit alone on huge boulders, where your breath is stolen by the landscape but you gasp the crisp, clean air provided by nature, where the non religious falls to his knees searching for spiritual existance, where man made constuctions blend into the natures harmony.