Circles and Squares in the Mountains

“The more we love the more we lose. The more we lose the more we learn. The more we learn the more we love. It comes full circle. Life is the school, love is the lesson. We cannot lose.” ― Kate McGahan Yesterday was a gorgeous day to go for a weekend walk with my hubby and…

Seats In and Around Restaurants in Melbourne

“Live today Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today.” – Jerry Spinelli I love going to restaurants aside from their good tasting food, I also want them to have a good ambiance. Here are some chairs for Xingfumama’s Pull Up a Seat Challenge and Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – chairs hosted by Snow and Something to…

It is Night Time in Budapest, Prague and London”

“I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” ― Sarah Williams These are three of my favourite places. And this is for Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge – Night This is Budapest, the capital of Hungary. It is so easy to fall in love with this country as there are so much amazing…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.”- Lois Lowry I have here a compilation of photos of feathers in different forms. I hope you enjoy. This is for CFFC Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Feathers for this week. A single swan in Prague A duck in the pond…

Ponte Vecchio, Florence – Wanderlust @67

“Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found in between the pages of a passport.” Visiting Florence won’t be complete without viewing this beautiful bridge, the Ponte Vecchio. During our few days stay in Florence, we happened to pass by this bridge several times and during these times, I especially noticed…

The Leaning Tower of Pisa and More – Wanderlust @66

“Travel is not a reward for working It’s education for living.” – travel quotes A few hours travel from Rome took us to our next destination … Pisa. From the common tour bus parking, you need to ride a mini train in order to reach the Walking Street. The Walking Street is a nice place…

Melbourne Streetart

“Blank walls are a shared canvas and we’re all artists.” ― Carla H Krueger Melbourne is internationally renowned for its Streetart…a unique expression of art displayed throughout the city on approved outdoor locations. Locals as well as tourists are attracted to experience the creative ambience of the city. Here are some examples of why I love the…

Those Alley Ways of Edinburgh

“Always follow your dreams, even if they lead you down a few dark alleys.” – Teresa Mummert If you talk of alleyways, there is no other place that I can think of, other than Edinburgh. The Old Town of Edinburgh in Scotland originally consists of the main street, now known as the Royal Mile, is…

Play me, I’m Yours

“Without music, life would be a mistake” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Have you heard about the project “Play me, I’m yours”? My husband and I went around Melbourne in search of the different pianos and was in awe of the great talents we have, young and old alike. People just pulled up a seat and played the…

View of the London Eye

“Life is like a wheel. Sooner or later, it always comes around to where you started again.”-Stephen King *The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, is an observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. This is Europe’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel and also the most popular paid tourist…

Welcome to the Vatican City – Wanderlust @65

“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you’ve travelled.” – travel quotes If you are like me, you will be overwhelmed just by entering the gates of the Vatican City and seeing St Peter’s Square for the very first time. I had goosebumps as I stood there and thinking that this…

Benches in Vienna and Benches in Budapest

“I want to see the world with my own eyes.” – travel quotes Vienna is the elegant capital of Austria. This imperial capital has so many posh and beautiful sites. Budapest is a rich mixture of culture, art and architecture which will leave you charmed. Here are photos of benches for Xingfumama’s PULL UP A…

The Colloseum and the Arch of Constantine – Wanderlust @64

”How is it possible to say an unkind or irreverential word of Rome? The city of all time, and of all the world!”- Nathaniel Hawthorne (American novelist. 1804-1864) Going to Rome, I didn’t even have a clue that the these two iconic Roman buildings are just standing right beside each other. The first time I found out…

Thursday Doors in Venice

“Venice is the most romantic place in the world but it’s even better when there is no one around.”– Woody Allen is an American director, writer and actor For Norm’s Doors Challenge These doorways can be found near the St Mark’s Square in Venice. These doors can be seen from the canal. You can see…

Discover Some of the Churches in Rome – Wanderlust @63

“Yes, I have finally arrived to this Capital of the world! I now see all the dreams of my youth coming to life … Only in Rome is it possible to understand Rome.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Rome has around 900 churches in total, so it is really the best place in the world…

Those Eyes 👀

“The eyes shout what the lips fear to say.” – William Henry Here are some photos of eyes For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Eyes Different expressions of eyes, though they may just be streetart or a mug or a person …these eyes are saying something. It can show fear, happiness, sadness…

The Streets of Rome – Wanderlust @62

“Italy will never be a normal country. Because Italy is Italy. If we were a normal country, we wouldn’t have Rome. We wouldn’t have Florence. We wouldn’t have the marvel that is Venice.” -Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Italy Rome is such a busy place… with its history, ruins, monuments, arches, fountains. Yes, i know…

Monochrome November in Prague

“Prague does not have its name for no reason – in truth,  Prague is a threshold between the life on Earth  and Heaven, a threshold much thinner and narrower then in any other places…”  ― Gustav Meyrink As you can see in my posts, I really, really love Prague. Whether in colour or in monochrome Prague…

10 Places to Visit while in Rome – Wanderlust @61

“Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.” -Giotto di Bondone, Renaissance painter Rome is the capital of Italy and is a cosmopolitan city, with ancient ruins, a headquarters of the Roman Catholic church, has a display of the arts and architecture. This is one place that you…

Seats, benches and Chairs

“Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. We need hours of aimless wandering or spates of time sitting on park benches, observing the mysterious world of ants and the canopy of treetops.”- Maya Angelou We had been here before but haven’t noticed the abundance of seats, benches…

Doors in Amsterdam, Doors in Germany

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and door will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell A view from the canal during a water cruise in Amsterdam. What a relaxing way to learn about a country’s history, lifestyle, economy and architecture! For Norm’s Thursday Doors Challenge. In the…

Memories of Prague!

“No matter how many countries you’ve traveled to or where your going, Prague will sweep you off your feet.” – unknown Went on a holiday in Prague about five months ago. I really love the place and it is just fitting to put it in this challenge from Debbie Smyth, Travel with Intent – Memory….

The Green Bridge

“Bridges become frames for looking at the world around us.” – Bruce Jackson It was a few days ago when my friends and I had too much to eat 😋🤪😆 so we decided to go for a walk. This is a bridge near my friend’s place that goes over the freeway. Several shots of the…

Assisi in Italy – Wanderlust @60

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”– Jo Walton Assisi is a hill town in central Italy’s Umbria region, which is the birthplace of St Francis. He is one of the patron saints of Italy. The Basilica is a 2 level massive church and is recognised…

Colourful Burano… just a Boat Ride Away! Wanderlust @59

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life”– Michael Palin Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon which is known for its colourful houses and intricate lace work. It is a perfect day trip from the main island of…

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #42 – Creativity

“Art is an evolutionary act. The shape of art and its role in society is constantly changing. At no point is art static. There are no rules.”  ― Raymond Salvatore Harmon Here are some streetart that shows the creativity of people. This was featured on the streets of Frankston, a suburb in the Southeast of Melbourne,…

If the Walls Can Speak in Venice – Wanderlust @58

“A realist, in Venice, would become a romantic by mere faithfulness to what he saw before him.” -Arthur Symons. Imagine a city interconnected by canals and bridges … a romantic gondola ride … an Italian serenade … waterfront palaces … winding canals … colourful facades of buildings … It is like you are transported to…