Summer in Melbourne: Brighton Beach & St. Kilda

One thing you should know about Australians, is that they couldn’t care less about equinoxes and solstices. The change of seasons for them happens on the 1st day of the month, because it’s just easier to remember. Here’s a brief summary of Australian seasons, if you live on the other side of the world andContinue reading “Summer in Melbourne: Brighton Beach & St. Kilda”

Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria: a visual guide to Melbourne’s flora

One of the most famous characteristics of Australia, to the eyes of who’s never been there, it’s definitely its strange and unique flora & fauna. Truth is, if you don’t go visit the inland and decide to stay in the city, you won’t find it too different to what you’re used to look at. Thankfully,Continue reading “Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria: a visual guide to Melbourne’s flora”

London in bloom: a taste of Japan

Ok, just listen to me and picture this for a second. You wake up one morning, get out of bed, make yourself a nice coffee, open the window and all of a sudden you see it: spring has arrived in London. After months of cold dark winter the sun is finally shining, trees have startedContinue reading “London in bloom: a taste of Japan”