Picture of the Month: Seoul

The first time I really paid attention to Seoul was when Psy’s song, Gangnam Style, came out some years ago.  I found the video funny and was fascinated by the popularity of the song so I did a little research and found out that Gangnam is a district in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. …

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Picture of the Month: Venice

I’ve been fascinated with Venice for as long as I can remember.  I think it’s the idea of a whole city (brick and mortar houses and everything) on water.  I was a bit sad when I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love and she didn’t seem to like Venice.  That experience made my love for…

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Picture of the month: Prague

I recently met a woman who was from Prague.  I immediately thought of the movie, Mission Impossible 1, with Tom Cruise.  Part of the movie was set in Prague and the place seemed so exotic to me that it always stayed on my mind.  When I met the lady from Prague, that part of my…

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Picture of the month: Tokyo

Regular readers of this blog will know that I have a thing for Japan.  I’m totally fascinated with the place, especially Tokyo.  It’s one of the places I would most like to visit.  I’m a real city girl so while I would love to visit the Japanese country side, I suspect I would be happiest…

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Picture of the month: Glasgow

Scotland is often considered the birthplace of Geology so my deep interest in Scotland probably stems from the fact that I studied Geology at university.  This picture is of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.  The museum opened in 1901 and since I like going to museums (strange, I know) and love

Picture of the month: The Maldives

Every single time I hear about the Maldives, it’s in reference to it as the ultimate honeymoon destination.  But whether one is on honeymoon or not, I think the Maldives would be a fascinating place to visit.  The Maldives refers to a country made up of several islands, each slightly different from the other.  One…

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Picture of the month: Manaus, Brazil

Thanks to the 2014 World Cup, TV is full of programmes about Brazil.  While I’ve always wanted to go to Rio, I saw a travel feature about Manaus and now feel it’s another Brazilian city worth visiting.  Manaus is the capital of the Amazonas where the Amazon forest is located.  I had always thought the…

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