fascinating cities Tag

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=""...

Uncategorized / 18.11.2010

If you're looking for a short (and why not long?) break from London, St Albans and Hertfordshire make a perfect choice.[caption id="attachment_4009" align="alignleft" width="599"] St Albans, Verulamium Park. Photo by Simon Falvo[/caption]Indeed, the historical town of St Albans and the surrounding countryside  have a lot to offer, as I recently experienced during a lovely blog...

EUROPE / 01.10.2010

In the recent years, Prague has become one of the top European destinations and has been increasingly compared to other major capitals such as Vienna, Paris, Madrid.[caption id="attachment_3822" align="aligncenter" width="558"] Prague, Charles Bridge[/caption]Indeed the city is wonderful, with its well restored historical buildings, the lovely tiny streets in the Malà Strana, some beautiful examples of...

CUBA / 19.09.2010

There's some kind of magic in La Havana, the capital of Cuba, which I have hardly felt in other cities.Probably it is related to the contradictions that make the Havana somehow wild and leading to nostalgia, and a city where poverty is mixed to joy, visible in the smiles illuminating the largest part of Cubans...

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...

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...

Uncategorized / 16.01.2010

One of our top priorities of that crazy journey to Australia was New Year's Eve. Sydney's streets were full of flags announcing 2010 New Year's Celebration as one of the most awesome of the last years and a fabulous pyrotechnic show, so both Stefano and I felt thrilled and we spent almost a whole afternoon wandering...