europe Tag

ITALY / 02.04.2011

Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck riding through the traffic in Rome on a Vespa 125. It’s 1953 and the cult movie Roman Holiday transforms the Vespa, launched by Piaggio in 1946, in an icon and a social phenomenon.The romance between the world famous scooter and cinema is only at the beginning. The Vespa is ‘co-starring’ in La Dolce...

ITALY / 20.03.2011

Tuscany is by far the most famous Italian region among foreign travelers, still it is mainly identified with Florence, Siena, and the Chianti hills. There are many hidden treasures in the Serchio Valley, an area comprised between Pisa and Lucca. Less glamorous but more authentic, it can make you feel living like a local.[caption id=""...

SPAIN / 02.09.2010

Once a small fishermen village, in the early 20th Century Cadaques became an important cultural centre with its wild landscape attracting world-famous artists such as Picasso, Chagall, Man Ray, Garcìa Lorca, Luis Bunuel and many others.[caption id="attachment_3659" align="alignleft" width="601"] Cadaqués, un soir d'été. Photo Courtesy Fœtal on Flickr[/caption]However, the Catalan town owes its fame mostly...

SPAIN / 11.08.2010

Barcelona is a wonderful destination to enjoy great food (starting from tapas), have fun and experience amazing nightlife. However, it is also a 'mecca' for art lovers and if you happen to be wild about architecture, Barcelona is definitely the place.The Art Nouveau heritage (known in Spain as Modernisme) is one of the most interesting...

SWITZERLAND / 25.07.2010

Are you fond of wild mountains, looking for peace and lots of outdoors activities to do? Then Saas-Fee, one of the most charming mountain resorts in Switzerland, is the place. Wonder why? I just spent a few days over there and believe there are at least 5 reasons to visit Saas-Fee.1. A village with no...

SPAIN / 08.06.2010

I know it might sound reductive, because Barcelona is an amazing city that has so much to offer.  But since I never have enough time to do all I would like to, here are 5 things I am wild of and I consider as 'must-do'. 1. Hire a bike That’s an awesome way to explore larger areas...

ITALY / 16.03.2010

La Thuile is one of my favorite places for skiing in the Italian alps for a lot of reasons, but first because thanks to its peculiar position snow is great even in spring.However, like any place La Thuile has lots of pros and a few cons. So here are a few tips to fully enjoy...