Weimar – Where Bauhaus Began

Exploring the origins of a radical design movement that while very short-lived, left a lasting impact on every aspect of the post modern world.

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Calçada – Portugal’s Distinctive Mosaic Pavements

Mosiac Tile Pavements of Portugal

The traditional mosaic pavements of Portugal – Calçada Portuguesa – can be found all across the country. Especially in the streets in the historic city centres of Lisbon, Porto, the Algarve, even the Azores Islands.

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Postcards From Portugal!

Highlights from our two week Portugal itinerary which included Lisbon, Porto, Braga, Coimbra, Tomar, the Douro Valley and a few days in the Azores.

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An Atmospheric Evening In Split

Moonlight. Mushy 60’s music. The company of a good man in the midst of lovely strangers. Chilled beer on the candle lit steps of a restaurant named after a Phaeronic necropolis, in the hippostyle hall of an ancient Roman Palace comprising the heart of a beautiful Balkan city. All watched over by Thutmosis’ inscrutable Sphinx. One of my favourite things to do of […]

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The Narrowest Church In Split

Tucked into a sentry’s walkway above the ‘Golden’ Gate to Diocletian’s palace, is an ancient church dedicated to Saint Martin, the patron saint of soldiers.  It is a replica of the 6th century original, with a beautifully carved pre Romanesque altar partition that has been in situ since the 11th century. Narrow is the norm in the confined […]

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