Around town in April

From this year, I have realized that my favorite season is in fact spring, as opposed to autumn which I had always thought to be my favorite. It’s because I’ve noticed that the days are longer, sunnier and there are flowers everywhere in spring! And there’s summer to look forward to 🙂 We’ve already had … More Around town in April

65 signs that you’ve lived in Poland for too long

I’ve been living in Poland for more than five years, and I’ve found that it is a country that’s either misunderstood or not much known about by foreigners. Poland is still mostly associated with the horrors of war that it endured not very long ago, but after living here for so long, I believe there’s … More 65 signs that you’ve lived in Poland for too long

Exploring the beach towns of Sithonia, Halkidiki

In May this year, I spent almost a week exploring the beaches of Sithonia in Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, alone.  Halkidiki is a peninsula that has three peninsulas or fingers, namely Kassandra, Sithonia and Mt. Athos. Halkidiki is easily accessible from Thessaloniki, an important, gorgeous waterfront city in northern Greece. It is a popular summer … More Exploring the beach towns of Sithonia, Halkidiki

A slow, relaxed summer

This summer has been extraordinary. Warm weather unusually started in April, and has stayed ever since. Even though we’ve been having quite a bit of rain since a couple of weeks, the temperatures are usually around 20 degrees. Due to circumstances, this summer I’ve been mostly home. I need to save my precious annual leave … More A slow, relaxed summer