Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A country where insular existence allows Icelanders easily read Old Norse, dead language that was spoken in Scandinavia 1000 years ago because written Icelandic has changed so little. […]
The Canary Islands are the most beautiful mixture of different cultures, historical influences, people and inexplicable natural beauties in the whole wide world. Undisturbed miracles lay around every corner on all eight of its islands, […]
Prague is one of Europe’s architectural gems, with more knockout picture-postcard views than some entire countries. Fortunately, our Czech friends, Zuza and Jardo, were the invaluable guides in this amazing city. Thanks guys!
Spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon offers all the delights you’d expect of Portugal’s star attraction, yet with half the fuss of other European capitals. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint […]
The 18th edition of the World Bodypainting Festival saw more than 45 nations competing. The event took place between 3 and 5 July in Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Austria. The annual festival sees artists compete in a […]
Wave-Gotik-Treffen is the largest Wave Gothic meeting in the world. This annual world festival for “dark” music and arts in Leipzig attracts weird costumes from the bizarre subculture with Gothic rock bands, church tours and literature […]
Do you remember Osi Ugonoh? She was born in Poland to Nigerian parents, moved to Ireland with her family when she was eleven years of age; The winner of Miss Africa in Ireland 2012. Recently, Osi has won […]
We are just back from a journey to the Saltee Islands in Co. Wexford. The islands are home to some of Ireland’s largest sea-bird colonies, from Gannets and Gulls to Puffins and Manx Shearwaters. Many […]
Thousands of people take part in the annual World Naked Bike Ride in London on June 14, 2014, to protest against car culture and to raise awareness of environmental protection.
Croagh Patrick (The Reek, as it is colloquially known), is a 764 metres (2,507 ft) high and is considered the holiest mountain in Ireland. Each year, the Reek attracts about 1 million pilgrims and hillwalkers. […]
3rd Bodypainting Competition has recently ended in Dublin. The winner is Donna Morris. I hope to meet all of Participants in Portschach, representing Ireland at the World Bodypainting Festival 2014.
Neuschwanstein is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangauis. The castle is known all over the world as a symbol of idealized romantic architecture and for the tragic […]
Three long days of intensive work, hours of patience training and a lot of unforgettable fun resulted in great shows of live-canvases and unusual performances, that you can see in my other posts. Here you […]
The World Bodypainting Festival 2013 in Pörtschach has recently ended. Pörtschach became for a week the most colourful place on Earth. The participants came from every continent, with representatives from Colombia and Brazil, Canada and […]
The winner of Miss Africa Ireland 2012 is Osuemhe Ugonoh, an 18 years old Nigerian girl studying
The FMG Miss Ethnic Ireland 2013, at a contest held in Dublin in the Westin Hotel, has recently ended. The winner is Sheelan Yousefizadeh, a student representing Iran. Each time this event brings together young people from all over […]
10,000 anti-austerity protesters march in Dublin against government plans for more cuts and taxes
Dublin Zombie Walk 2012. On Saturday, August 4th, this lively bunch, dressed in amazingly creative costumes, walked from St. Stephens Green to Temple Bar to raise money for two exceptionally worthy causes, the Irish Cancer Society and Barnardos.
Long hours of preparation during World Bodypainting Festival – Pörtschach 2012
Surreal ballroom at World Bodypainting Festival 2012… unforgettable party, extraordinary people
The most famous alpine road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3,798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. You will have a driving […]
Salzburg means “salt castle”, referring to its massive fortress and the white gold from the mountains in the South. It is the capital of an Austrian province with the same name. Its approximately 150,000 residents make it the […]
Five Fingers is a free viewing platform on the Krippenstein that was named “5 Fingers” by virtue of its hand-like hand shape. It is called the “most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps because the individual, approximately 4 metres […]