Farmer’s market in Setubal, Portugal

Nothing is better than waking up early in the morning during the summertime and to drive to the local farmer’s market before it gets crowded. Strolling slowly along the unique coastline taking in the spectacular views of the beautiful Arrabida mountain chain and the calm River Sado and the vast Atlantic ocean. Overlooking the picturesque…

The Phantom of the Opera musical

The Phantom of the opera is one of my favourite shows in London. I have probably seen the show more than five times, and it never gets boring. The original literature was written by Gaston Leroux. However, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage adaptation in 1986 is absolutely phenomenal. The story, music, costumes, and stage is absolutely…

The Catacombs of Paris

‘The City of Light’ is associated with romantic sights, couture, fantastic cuisine, unique art exhibitions and sub-cultures, museums, grand buildings, and infrastructure. There is no doubt Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Just walking around the streets, parks and along Le Seine is an experience in itself – regardless of…

Subterrarien caverns in central Portugal

I have always been fascinated by subterranean caves. The dank smell upon entering these magical underworlds of beauty, – an eerie fantasy setting of Jules Verne proportions.       The Mira de Aire cave is considered to be one of the seven Natural Wonders of Portugal and although over 11 kilometers of the tunnel has…

Interview with Dr. Great Art

  Mark Staff Brandl I would like to introduce an exciting artist to all my readers who have an interest in the world of arts and humanities. His name is Mark Staff Brandl, and he has a Ph.D. in Art History. He is also known as Dr. Great Art and an essential voice in the world…