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Santorini is magical after sunset (Greece).

Fira Santorini at Night Will Leave You Breathless

Fira Santorini at night is truly mesmerizing. When the sun goes down and the lights are on, the island is something you can only see in movies. It will leave yourself breathless, constantly sighing at the beauty that never seems to fade. Fira is the capital town of Santorini. The white-washed houses you see on […]

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Find your perfect spot to watch the sunset in Santorini.

Santorini Sunset is One of The Most Amazing Sunsets I’ve Ever Seen

Santorini sunset is one of the most amazing sunsets I’ve ever seen. Take it from me – as someone who is a sunset whore. Every city I’ve visited, I’ve always steered myself where the sun goes down. There is always something about sunsets that draws me to it. Sunsets are not just amazing, but also […]

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Panathenaic Stadium Olympics in Athens, Greece.

Panathenaic Stadium – The World’s Only Stadium Made Entirely of Marble

Yes, the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens is the world’s only stadium made entirely of marble. But this is not famous because of its marble. It is well-known as the birthplace of the first modern Olympics (in 1896) that we enjoy every four years. Back then, there were only nine sports included in the event and […]

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Travel Blog Photos City Skyline: The View of Athens from Mt Lycabettus (Athens, Greece).

City Skyline: The Views of Athens from Mt Lycabettus

The views of Athens from Mt Lycabettus is one thing that most tourists miss. That’s because when they visit The Parthenon on Acropolis, they’d also see Athens’ skyline from there. And for most of them, that’s enough. But, if you had time to climb Mt Lycabettus, you should do it without hesitation. The view from […]

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The Ruins of Hadrian Library (Athens, Greece). Travel Blog Photo

The Ruins of Hadrian Library

The Hadrian Library isn’t hard to find. Once you get off at the Monastiraki station, you’re right on Monastiraki Square. Look around 360 degrees and you’ll find Athens at a glance. Stand in the middle of the square and you’ll see domes of old Byzantine churches. Look far ahead and the Acropolis with the stunning […]

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Inside the Acropolis Museum in Athens (Greece). Travel Blog Photo

Inside the Acropolis Museum in Athens

If I were you, visiting the Acropolis Museum in Athens should be your first business of the day. Then, climbing Acropolis to see the grandeur of The Parthenon is next. Yes, I know – you’d prefer to see the Parthenon first to avoid the crowd. Well, if you’re just going to take photos without the […]

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The Parthenon - An Enduring Icon of Athens

The Parthenon – An Enduring Landmark of Western Civilization

I have seen the Parthenon in history books, TV documentaries and in gazillion postcards. I’ve also read about it in guidebooks and classical literature. Never have I ever thought that one day, I’ll be seeing it and standing on Acropolis where once the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology believed to have resided. No visitors […]

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Santorini: Oia is Paradise on Earth (Greece).

Santorini: Oia is Paradise on Earth

In Santorini, Oia is paradise on earth. That is – if your idea of paradise is filled with white-washed houses with blue domes, sitting on a cliff that traverses down to the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. You have probably seen Santorini already, I’m sure. Its white-washed houses with a spectacular sunset in the […]

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Taste of Danforth

Danforth Avenue in Toronto has another name: the Greektown. Oh yeah, most inhabitants there are descendants of the gods and the goddesses. lol As I snaked through my way on the crowded street on the last day of the festival Last Sunday, I’ve seen lots of Greeks, of course, and some Greek stage performances. And […]

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2010 Shanghai World Expo: Europe 1

I know I should have posted this days ago but I want Europe Pavilions to be the last photos I’d be posting. The continent has so many countries participating at the Expo so I’d only put 14 countries where I have friends in there.

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