Visiting the Space Operations Centre of the European Space Agency

Posted by on May 9, 2024 in What's New?

I visited the Space Operations Centre of the European Space Agency (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany. ESOC controls ESA’s Earth Observation, space telescopes and planetary missions. The tour was very interesting and included some very cool exhibits, such as actual engineering models of famous ESA missions: Rosetta to comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, Euclid space telescope, BepiColombo en route […]

Relaxing trip to Sri Lanka, Thailand and Qatar

Posted by on Jan 28, 2024 in What's New?

I revisited Sri Lanka for some relaxing time at Bentota Beach and city exploration in Colombo and Kandy. Pictures added to the Sri Lanka album: After Sri Lanka I spent some time relaxing at Natai Beach and Patong, and exploring Bangkok in Thailand. New pictures added to the Thailand album: Also visited Doha in Qatar […]

Fantastic trip to Uzbekistan

Posted by on Oct 13, 2023 in What's New?

I visited Uzbekistan for its rich history and impressive historical buildings and monuments. This was one of my most remarkable travel experiences. I loved everything about this trip. Many pictures added in the new Uzbekistan album I spent a day in Istanbul during this trip; some pictures added to the Turkey album

Berlin City Break

Posted by on Aug 7, 2023 in What's New?

Weekend trip to Berlin. A few pictures added to the Germany album

Prague city break

Posted by on Jun 27, 2023 in What's New?

I visited Prague for a few days and had a great time exploring the Old Town and enjoying the city’s varied sights, attractions and excellent food. A few pictures added to the new Czech Republic album.

A different travel experience – Mediterranean cruise with the MSC Seashore

Posted by on Apr 24, 2023 in What's New?

For a different travel experience I tried a Mediterranean cruise with the MSC Seashore which proved to be pleasant, interesting and relaxing. The ship was new, modern and very impressive, with a capacity of 5,877 passengers. A tour of the command bridge and of the engine control room was a very interesting experience. The cruise […]

Amazing wildlife in Namibia

Posted by on Jan 29, 2023 in What's New?

Namibia is a beautiful country with amazing wildlife, vast landscapes and friendly people. My main goals were safari experiences at Etosha National Park and Okonjima Nature Reserve. I also visited and enjoyed the town of Swakopmund and the capital city of Windhoek. Pictures added to the new Namibia album:

Antarctica trip report

Posted by on Dec 26, 2022 in Stuff, What's New?

I visited Antarctica in December 2022 after several years of research and planning. The appeal lies in its unique geography, natural features and political status, as well as the historical context of its discovery and exploration. I had read many accounts of the first explorers to visit these lands and I was hooked. Also, after […]

Out of this world trip to Antarctica, the seventh continent

Posted by on Dec 25, 2022 in What's New?

Antarctica is out of this world with its wildlife, impressive landscapes and unique political status. The territory is also the coveted seventh continent to visit for travelers; I have dreamt of visiting it myself for a long time and finally reached it in December 2022. A few pictures and details on this spectacular adventure in […]

Back to Kalamitsi for the third time

Posted by on Aug 27, 2022 in What's New?

Back to Kalamitsi for a third time for its excellent beach and nice little island, good food and lively atmosphere. A few pictures added to the Greece album.