The Dolomites are a beautiful mountain range in Northern Italy. High up in the mountains, life is a little slower than what most of us are used to in our daily lives. In addition to the breathtaking nature, this laid-back atmosphere is what makes a holiday in the Dolomites so rewarding. It doesn’t matter if […]
The Costa Brava is an incredibly beautiful coastline that stretches northeast of Barcelona in Spain. Tossa de Mar is the only fortified town on the Costa Brava dating back to the 14th century. It offers a perfect combination of pristine beaches and historic background for you to discover during your visit. This post summarizes all […]
I like visiting obscure places. Places most people have never heard of. One very special off-the-beaten-track place is the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard. While Norway doesn’t sound so exotic at first, Svalbard is different. The group of islands is located nearly 1,000 kms (600 miles) north of the Norwegian mainland in the Arctic Circle. During the summer […]
No trip to Tuscany would be complete without a visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Thanks to the proximity to Florence, it is very easy to visit Pisa on a day trip. This post summarizes everything you need to know to organize the perfect Florence to Pisa day trip.
Chisinau (also called Kishinev) is the capital of Moldova, Europe’s poorest country. And it is also Europe’s least visited capital. Before traveling there, I expected a run-down old grey Soviet city. But we’ve had some fun times in Moldova and there are plenty of things to do in Chisinau for tourists. The city is full […]
Good weather, a rich history, scenic hills, incredibly delicious food are just a few of the things that make Lisbon such a great city to visit. You could easily spend a week exploring all the treasures of the capital of Portugal and never get bored. But what if you have one day in Lisbon? Don’t […]
Barcelona – a city that has it all. World famous sights, lots of sunshine, amazing beaches and delicious tapas. But too many visitors fall victim to one of the many overpriced and low quality tapas restaurants in Barcelona. In my first months in Barcelona, it happened to me too – the tapas portions were tiny […]