A photo showing the rays of sun beaming down inside Saint Peter's Basillica

Rome is a city that features on most travellers’ bucket-lists. The Eternal City’s big appeal is that you can walk through sections of history and buildings that have been in place since the height of the Roman Empire whilst being in the heart of a vibrant and modern European capitalContinue Reading

View of Saint Peter's Square from the top of the basillica

Originally, the ancient Romans took inspiration from Greeks and Etruscans from where they inherited their culture. However, Romans incorporated their unique stamp to their influences and it never seems as if it has been inherited from the other civilizations, In fact, with its tourist attractions, the Roman Empire spread itsContinue Reading

Florence is one of the most captivating cities I have ever seen.   For me it was love at first sight.  Absolutely stunning from every angle.  Saturated with ancient history and surrounded with Renaissance architecture.    No wonder this city was named Firenze.  It blossoms with unpretentious beauty.  Florence is likeContinue Reading

So today is Friday and even though  it’s an overcast day with lots of rain in the forecast I feel really good.  I have so much to look forward to and it’s a very exciting time for me.    Today I feel like sharing this photograph with you.  I took it during lastContinue Reading

I don’t know why I find this photograph very engaging. It could be the contrast of the white and black, or the fact that I love percussion instruments and the djembe in this photo is one of my favorites.   Florence, Italy

  My wife and I stayed at the Best Western Hotel Spring House two separate nights during last summer’s trip to Europe. The first night we got a very nice room with a balcony which had a partial view of St. Peter’s cathedral.   The second night we were not as fortunate and gotContinue Reading