Secret stories of Venice

“You’ve got to see Venice,” he began. “You’ve got to see a city of slender towers and white domes, sleeping in the water like a mass of water lilies. You’ve got to see dark waterways, mysterious threads of shadow, binding all these flowers of stone together.” E. Temple Thurston, The City of Beautiful Nonsense Venice needsContinue reading “Secret stories of Venice”

Spello – The flower town of Italy

Spello, located on the southern side of Mount Subasio, between Assisi and Foligno, is considered one of “The Most Beautiful Villages of Italy” due to its significant environmental, cultural and artistic heritage. The ancient town centre of Umbrian origin, “Hispellum” from the first century BC, was an important Roman town. There are important and impressiveContinue reading “Spello – The flower town of Italy”

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Geneva for the first time…

Geneva is a cosmopolitan city whose small size contradicts its wealth and importance on the world stage. It is the center of the French-speaking part of Switzerland and a dynamic center of business and commerce. It is also home to more than 250 international organizations, including the United Nations, and also the birthplace of theContinue reading “8 things to do if you’ re visiting Geneva for the first time…”

An afternoon walk in Dresden’s historic center

In 2019 the readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine voted Dresden as one of the “Best Cities in World” and in fact put it in second place. Risen from the ashes of World War II and neglected for many years, Dresden has made an impressive comeback as a beautifully restored city in the east of Germany.Continue reading “An afternoon walk in Dresden’s historic center”

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Copenhagen for the first time…

Copenhagen (the capital of Denmark) is a compact, walkable and trafficless city. This is a clean, calm, and easygoing destination with exceptional sights, museums and restaurants. It is a perfect combination of traditional and modern, and also the embodiment of the Danish cosy and sociable way of living, the Danes call “hygge”. 1. Stroll aroundContinue reading “8 things to do if you’ re visiting Copenhagen for the first time…”

5 small European towns to put on your bucket list

While traveling around Europe and visiting famous cities and attractions, we sometimes neglect to visit towns that are real hidden gems. And they are these towns that could offer us a more authentic and unique experience. Here are 5 of our favourite smaller European towns that are certainly worth a visit : Galaxidi (Greece) :Continue reading “5 small European towns to put on your bucket list”

Roussillon – The ochre village

Roussillon, in the Vaucluse valley in Provence (South France), is a scenic village surrounded by beautiful countryside, but what makes it one of the most impressive French villages and a unique destination is the fact that it is situated in the heart of the biggest ochre deposits in the world. Roussillon is connected with theContinue reading “Roussillon – The ochre village”

Cesky Krumlov : The fairytale town of Bohemia

If you don’t believe in fairytales, there is a town in the Czech Republic, which might change your mind. Cesky Krumlov is a surprisingly beautiful and well-preserved medieval town in South Bohemia. It is also one of the most visited sites in the Czech Republic. The town was founded in the 13th century and wasContinue reading “Cesky Krumlov : The fairytale town of Bohemia”

La Montecarlo : More than just a pizzeria in Rome

Everyone visiting or planning to visit Rome, the capital of Italy, it is almost certain that he will search for the best pizza in town. At the top 5 of every search, he will come across the name “La Montecarlo”. Located at number 13 of Vicolo Savelli Street, close to Piazza Navona- one of theContinue reading “La Montecarlo : More than just a pizzeria in Rome”

Chateauneuf du Pape – The Pope’s vineyard

One of the best-known French wine labels takes its name from an unassuming village on a small hill near Avignon in Provence (France), Chateauneuf du Pape. The village lies just 3 km from River Rhone and 12 km from Avignon. Almost all the cultivable land is planted with grapevines. The village is famous for the productionContinue reading “Chateauneuf du Pape – The Pope’s vineyard”