Tokyo – Asakusa. Where sacred meets profane

Asakusa, is situated at north-east side of Sumida river; also called by shitamachi which means “downtown”, in opposition to yamanote so the east part of Tokyo, or “low city,” because of its position to Sumida river. During Edo period (1600-1867) a former red light district (Yoshiwara) was created here in order to limit the practice…

Mysterious Virpazar. Montenegro. Lake Skadar.

In such a small village like Virpazar, which population in 2011 was around 300 inhabitants in total, you are not expecting to see such a variety of different professions and talents. However this lovely town can be proud of its local artists and artisans. One of them is Ljilja who is producing by herself very…

Lake Skadar (only images)

Sometimes the words are unnecessary, cause the place is talking to you in its own language (all photos: ©AS, 2020)

More koje vam nedostaje…The sea that you miss in Herceg novi

Strategic position at the entrance of the Boka Bay, has made from Herceg Novi an important city. Tvrđava Španjola (Spanish fortress) due to Spaniard owners of the city for one year (1538-1539), is only one of three other fortresses (Kanli Kula = Bloody Tower and Sahat Kula=Clock Tower), finished under the Ottoman Empire, ruling those…

Kotor. Italian heritage and slavic soul

Kotor Bay Kotor has been under the influence of the Venetian Republic since 1420. After Second World War, the territory was attached to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, but since 2006 it is now belonging to the independent country of Montenegro. Tourism in 2020 is strongly reduced because of coronavirus pandemic, but still, we try to…

Pics from Manhattan

Sometimes there is nothing else to say, because I think that photos are already saying a lot… Manhattan, NYC, 2017 Uptown New York, 2017        

Less known parts of New York

How does it feel to wake up somewhere and don’t know where and when you are? Isn’t it essential for traveling to discover less known parts of some very well known places, like such big metropolis, let’s say for example… New York City. Since Manhattan is the most known of NYC, you might be surprised…

Now, where is it?

Originally posted on PolkaLady Art & Travel:
It is not Switzerland, nor Austria or other country with Alps inside of the photo’s frame. What is fascinating about this place, is that, you can dream all along the journey from one city to another and waking up in a complete different reality. It’s not in China…