Istanbul , Turkey – Asitane Restaurant…. An Old Disappointment

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Rate our ReviewsAsitane Restaurant …My excitement to dine and sample the famous Ottoman cuisines, which were highly recommended by many travel guides for Istanbul, had my expectations soaring high to the sky. The Asitane Restaurant was no exception ,because the reports were glowing and the subject of many articles.

Chufut-Kale, Crimea – Have You Ever Felt Watched … by a Rock?

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Rate our ReviewsChufut-Kale…Ancient cave-cities are intriguing! Famous ones  are located in Cappadocia (Turkey), Mesa Verde (United States),  Kandovan (Iran) and Vardzia (Georgia). There are more such cities in the world, for  example, Chufut-Kale, Crimea , an ancient, fortress settlement, on a large plateau, that has been deserted for some decades.

Monaco-Ville, Monaco – „The Rock” – the Old Town Like NO Other

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Rate our ReviewsMonaco-Ville, Monaco…There is a place, on the sunny coast of the French Riviera, that looks different from anything you could find in the basin of the Mediterranean Sea. It is a country 260 times smaller than my capital city of Warsaw. It is Monaco.

Chezy sur Marne France The Elegance of the Sparkle Family!

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Rate our ReviewsChezy sur Marne France…Napoleon Bonaparte the first emperor of France once said “In victory one deserves it, in defeat one needs it.” What was it that he had mentioned ? It was none other than “Champagne”. Sir Winston Churchill during the world war mentioned to his soldiers ” Remember gentlemen, its not just France we are […]

St Petersburg, Russia The Artistry of Spilled Blood!

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Rate our ReviewsSt Petersburg, Russia under Tsar Alexander II, had lost many wars; the economy was in tatters and people were revolting against him in St.Petersburg. The Tsar had survived an assassination attempt in his own winter palace and also survived another , when the train he had travelled on was derailed. On the 13th […]