Choo-Choo

Growing up in a small island I never used a train, the underground or a tram. Whenever I say to my international friends that the only public transport in Cyprus are buses they see me as if I am a cave-person. When I saw the train for the first time I was so excited. I … Continue reading Choo-Choo

Mermaids and dolphins

It is no secret that I love the sea. Coming from Cyprus summer always meant blue sea, sunny days and watermelons. I never realised that not everyone went to the beach or collected sea shells during summer. Only when I lived abroad in colder countries, and countries that didn't even have sea I realised that … Continue reading Mermaids and dolphins

Castles

As children we grow up with beautiful stories of princesses, princes and enormous castles. One of my favourite stories as a child was Cinderella. Perhaps because she went from nothing to having everything that she ever wished for. I was also always fascinated by the majestic castles of fairy tales. Therefore, something that I love … Continue reading Castles

A Journey through English

For those whose first language is not English, I’m sure you all remember the very first time you had to speak in English. It feels weird, and it’s as if you are becoming a completely different person. Mind you that happens with every new language you learn. But since English is the international language, it’s … Continue reading A Journey through English

Summer Vibes

Summer is a little bit late this year considering everything that happened are still happening in this world. But it's time to get into it don't you think? To celebrate summer here are some summer photos from different parts of the world! Ayia Triada Bay, Cyprus Sunderland, UK Chania, Crete, Greece Cape Coast, Ghana Tongyeong, … Continue reading Summer Vibes

A sense of belonging

When travelling, people are often on a journey of discovering or on an adventure into the unknown to explore, understand, see, do, or taste. But no matter how much someone loves being on the road, there are times one would feel nostalgia, homesickness, or misplaced. For anyone in this world, home emits feelings of belonging, … Continue reading A sense of belonging

The abandoned luxurious hotel of Berengaria

At the highest point of the mountain of Troodos in Cyprus, hidden in tall pine trees, you'll come across the mysterious and once upon a time luxurious hotel of Berengaria. The hotel opened in 1931, and it was the jewel of Cyprus. It was a luxurious hotel that hosted Kings, Presidents, and top businessmen. Berengaria … Continue reading The abandoned luxurious hotel of Berengaria