Blue cities that will chase away your Monday Blues


Vibrant and impressive, these postcard pretty cities will quickly uplift your mood and turn your trip into an endless photo shoot bursting with colour! Painted for the purpose of tradition, culture, rich history, and aesthetic beauty, these locales also stand out through their beautiful architecture!

So, to conquer the Monday blues, I've listed a palette of alluring destinations that will inspire you to start planning your journey now!

Popularly known as the “Blue City” for all good reasons, Jodhpur is a city that is scattered around the impressive Mehrangarh Fort with cool shades of blue, making it a complete photographer’s paradise! Fully embraced with culture and tradition, Jodhpur has become one of the most vibrant cities in the world — and guess what? the barren yet mysterious Thar Desert also receives a splash of the city's colour!

(my trip picture) Zostel, Jodhpur.

Photo of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India by Aahna

Oia, a small village perched on the northern tip of the island, offers stunning views with contrasting blue and white-washed houses which are situated into the volcanic rock. If you are visiting Greece, do not miss the breathtaking sight with the indigo-blue Aegean Sea surrounding the cube-shaped houses.

Photo of Santorini, Oia, Greece by Aahna

Located a few miles away from Tangier, on the Rif mountains, the town of Chefchaouen is as serene as its cerulean-hued buildings. You will be mesmerised by its majestic ancient buildings, which also gives you the opportunity to photograph plenty of this quiet and easy to explore destination! The air in Chefchaouen city seems to be a mix of aromatic spices such as clove, turmeric and cardamom.

Photo of Chefchaouen, Morocco by Aahna

Located in the province of Málaga, this tiny village of Júzcar was originally white. To celebrate The Smurfs movie premiere; this city was painted all-blue which today has added a lot of charm to the once-sleepy village! If you are traveling to Spain, you can visit the ancient buildings as well as dwell into its historic monuments including a 16th-century church, and the Cave of the Moors.

Photo of Júzcar, Andalusia, Spain by Aahna