PRAGUE: Lennon Wall

Lennon Wall is a place you ought to visit if you ever happen to be in Prague. As the name suggests, it´s a long wall which has been since 1980s painted with John Lennon-inspired graffiti. In 1988, young Czechs were putting their complaints and expressed their dissatisfaction with the communist regime of Gustáv Husák on the…

PRAGUE: Troja Palace

Troja Palace is a Baroque palace situated a stone ´s throw from the city center. It was built by a French architect Jean Baptiste Mathey in years 1679-1691. Its design was influenced by French and Italian architecture. The entire palace is surrounded by a neat garden. I ´m simply in awe of the garden which…

PRAGUE: National Theatre

This building is a very significant one in the Czech history. The idea of building it was established by Czech patriots who wanted to prove that Czech nation is independent and on a par with other nations. The theatre was bulit with funds from a nationwide collection. The cornerstone (actually there were 19 „cornerstones“ –…

Queen Anne´s Summer Palace

Queen Anne´s Summer Palace is situated not far from the Prague Castle. It’s surrounded by lovely gardens which are full of rhododendrons, so the gardens look particularly beautiful during spring. There are also a few statues and a fountain in the area. Queen Anne´s Summer Palace was established between 1538 and 1560. I really liked…

My trip to Oxford

If you want to experience magic and mystery, go to Oxford. It ´s a tremendously picturesque town and despite being rather small, it offers many exciting attractions. I visited Oxford during my trip to London. I got there by train and I really enjoyed the town ´s atmosphere. Beautiful buildings, universities, cathedrals… I simply didn…

What to do in Moscow?

Hi everyone, after sharing several posts regarding Moscow, I would like to make a complex one in which you will find all the attractions which I had experienced. Furthermore, I will add a few words about my general feeling. Moscow is probably the largest and most different city to which I have ever been to….

Rooftop bar SIXTY✨

Rooftop restaurants provide a great opportunity to take stunning photos but also a chance to experience a magical and romantic atmosphere✨ When we were in Moscow, we went to a restaurant called SIXTY. Surprisingly, it is situated on the 60th floor😀 in a building called Federation Tower. It´s not so easy to get to the restaurant….

Café Pushkin 🍰

I had seen desserts from Café Pushkin on Trip Advisor and the photos appealed to me to the point that I convinced my parents to visit this charming place. The interior was magical, romantic, furnished with luxurious wooden furniture and there was a library with valuable books. The café offered both desserts and lunch menu…

Courtyard by Marriott Moscow

We were looking for a hotel which would be nearby all main sights and simultaneously the prices would be reasonable. We booked Courtyard by Marriott as it complied with our requirements. It is situated on Voznesenskiy Pereulok which turned out to be a rather quiet street. The main attractions such as Red Square, Armoury Chamber…

GUM – Heaven for fashion lovers

GUM is a heaven for fashion lovers. It is a huge department store with loads of boutiques such as Prada, Moschino, Escada, La Perla, Burberry and many others. Calvin Klein came up with a great idea – the brand created unique sweatshirts and tops with a sign MOckBA (Mockba = the Russian version of Moscow,…

Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery was established in 1856 by P. M. Tretyakov. He created a collection of works by Russian artists which now counts approximately 130 000 pieces. The building was designed by Viktor Vasnetsov whose paintings you will find in the gallery. There is a renovated church nearby which is connected to the gallery…

MOSCOW: the Kremlin😍

Red Square is a huge square in Moscow where you will see traditional Russian buildings. The name Red comes from the Russian word “krasnaya” which means both red and beautiful. The most recognisable cathedral called Saint Basil ´s Cathedral is situated there. On the Eastern side of the square is GUM. GUM is a huge…