Wednesday 18 July 2012
A tour of Tuscany and Umbria in unusual hotels. Hotels themed on chocolate, wine or jazz. Hotels where the rooms were the torture chambers of the Inquisition and hotels housed in old paper mills of 1200. There’s something for everyone who wants to ‘sleep odd’ in Tuscany and Umbria.
Tuesday 10 July 2012
That’s Amalfi! A journey to discover the flavors, colors and scents of one of the most beautiful places in Italy, the Amalfi Coast! Tourist information, gastronomic specialties, events, hotels, you will find all the information you need for a dream holiday in the Amalfi Coast.
Thursday 5 July 2012
A brief travel guide to Edinburgh: things to do and try, attractions, festivals and events suited to all budget! Make sure not to miss the Haggis dish, a glass of whisky or the famous Battered Mars Bar! Enjoy your trip!
Friday 15 June 2012
How has London changed from an architectural and urban perspective, while awaiting the 2012 Olympics? Let’s find out! Besides the building of new sports facilities, a huge urban plan started already years ago, too. This includes: The Pinnacle, BBC Broadcasting House, King’s Cross Station, Tate Modern 2
Monday 23 April 2012
With around 300 000 visitors every year, the Alpenzoo – high over the roofs of Innsbruck – is the largest cultural institution in the country of Tyrol. As the name (and location) suggests, this zoo specialises in Alpine creatures, and is a great place to see some of the rarest creatures in Europe, including bears and wolves. More than 2000 animals of 150 species invite you to experience the highest located animal world on Earth, at 727 mt asl!
Friday 20 April 2012
Speaking of Dresden, the one thing that comes up again and again is the reminiscence of a city flattened by Allied bombers and ended up behind the Iron Curtain. 77 years have passed since Dresden’s historic Altstadt was razed to the ground by a shower of bombs during World War II: hope, goodwill… and time, have helped the city to rise from the rubble, and reclaim its status as ‘Florence on the Elbe’. A mix of old and new that makes for an ideal short trip.
Monday 16 April 2012
If you are visiting Cornwall this spring, there’s one place you shouldn’t miss. Glendurgan Garden is in a valley leading down to the Helford River near Falmouth on the south coast of the county. This is a superb subtropical garden, with special interest for families.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
We said it many times, but we will never be tired of it: Amsterdam is a terrific city. Among the most tourist-ridden cities in the world, with its well planned landscape and unique ambience, the Capital of Netherlands is always able to strike and surprise travellers with its excesses and creative proposals. One of the many things that make Amsterdam so interesting – weird enough, but maybe not, due to the place we are talking about – are definitely street performers.
Monday 2 April 2012
Kronborg Castle in Elsinore, 50 Km north of Copenhagen, is one of northern Europe’s most important Renaissance castles. Renowned worldwide for being the set of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this is also the most famous castle in Denmark, visited by some 200.000 people every year.
Friday 30 March 2012
Thinking about Belgium, the first place that comes to mind is usually its Capital City, Brussels. However, there’s at least one more reason why this country is worth a holiday: the lovely town of Bruges. About 1 hour by train from Brussels, far from being a boring place – although very peaceful and quiet – this town is the perfect destination for a day trip during your holidays – or business trips – to Belgium.