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Greetings from sunny Cyprus

Hello Sunshine Lovers 🙂 Here’s a little update on what’s going on in my neck of the woods. Last weekend I visited #63 from the 100 Places to see in Europe before you Die list and I’m posting a few photos bellow. This beautiful beach is located on the East side of the island and it’s my favourite beach here so far. There are still plenty of beaches to explore and I cannot wait to see them all. The most beautiful ones are located on the East and West sides of the island. Nissi Beach Usually there’s a sand path here connecting the beach to the island which you can cross, but today it was covered with water How beautiful is this water? 🙂 View from the little island The island is covered in very interesting rocky terrain as well as some wild plants and flowers This is the Cliff diving spot which is pretty awesome. I didn’t jump as I had my camera with me, but on my next visit, I’m totally jumping from there …

The World’s Best Cities for Arts and Culture Lovers

According to Condé Nast Traveler readers these are the World’s Best Cities for Arts and Culture Lovers. Siena, Italy Paris, France Readers’ rating: 93.2 (tie) Siena is legendary for the Piazza del Campo, the city’s central square that has remained largely unchanged since the 13th century. A wealth of Renaissance artworks can be viewed in the city’s numerous churches. The crown jewel is Siena Cathedral, which houses pieces by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Bernini. Hemingway famously called Paris “a moveable feast” for its tendency to stick with you long after you’ve left. Paris has more than 150 museums. The Louvre alone boasts 70,000 masterworks, including The Mona Lisa and Winged Victory of Samothrace. Paris is also a haven for literary giants, from Frenchmen like Voltaire, Hugo, and Balzac to expats like Stein and Hemingway. Parisian architecture is peerless, encompassing towering Gothic cathedrals such as Notre Dame and Sainte-Chapelle, plus Art Nouveau head-turners like Castel Beranger. Venice, Italy Rome, Italy Readers’ rating: 93.3 (tie) Nowhere else on earth is quite like Venice—a town built on water, accessible only …