• Volendam and Marken: peace, beauty and good food on the Dutch coast

    Just a 30-minute drive from the centre of Amsterdam and you are in a delightful coast village, famous for its wooden houses, its romantic harbour, and its museum dedicated to the traditional Dutch costumes. With its 22.000 inhabitants, its strategic location and its characteristic architecture it became a favorite destination for many artists, so much so that even Picasso and Continue Reading...

  • Romantic holidays: a night in a lighthouse

    Spend a night in a lighthouse was one of our longstanding dreams, that we finally realized to celebrate our 5th anniversary. Although in the UK there is plenty of choice when it comes to lighthouses, we did not have a moment of hesitation: the trip we did last year to the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head had completely hooked us. Continue Reading...

  • What to see in London: the Highgate Cemetery

    We couldn’t wait to visit the Highgate Cemetery in London. We imagined it was an amazing place for all the writers, professors and artists who chose it as burial site (George Michael one of the last), but the experience even exceeded our expectations. If you are fond of The Game of Thrones’ gothic settings, this is up your street: a Continue Reading...

  • Trip to Mont-Saint-Michel, marvel of Normandy

    Mont-Saint-Michel is a stunning place protected by the spell of the tides that, for more than a thousand years, made it unreachable for many hours a day. Built on a small rocky island at just 600 meters from the French coast, the monastery dedicated to the Archangel Michael was in fact historically reachable by land only during low tide hours. Continue Reading...

  • Trip to Brittany: the amazing Saint-Malo

    Saint-Malo is a French fortified town of outstanding beauty, the most important port of northern Brittany and one of the many unforgettable spot of this windy coast famous for its tides. If Saint-Malo is still an ideal destination for those who love the romantic and tormented beaches made of sand and irregular stones, once upon a time this fortified citadel Continue Reading...

  • The exciting Glass Floor Walkaway of the Tower Bridge

    The Tower Bridge, for many the most beautiful bridge in London, is one of the city’s most beloved icons. Although its construction started in 1886, the stone and granite used to cover it gave it a more ancient charm. Every day thousands of tourists walk along the Southbank to get a picture with this elegant giant on the background, but Continue Reading...

  • The afternoon tea at the Berkeley Hotel in London

    We all know that in the last two centuries the afternoon tea has been one of the most famous English customs and London offers plenty of opportunities to try this unique experience. If you are a fashionista, if you love elegant tearooms and full-bodied teas, the Prêt-à-Portea at the Berkeley Hotel is designed expressively for you. Ask for a table Continue Reading...

  • An evening at the Royal Albert Hall

    In that heaven of art, culture and beauty called South Kensington, the area of London where many of the most interesting museums of the city are, there is one of the most impressive European temples of music: the Royal Albert Hall. You arrive there surrounded by the grandeur of all the buildings, to discover this paradise of sound that seems Continue Reading...

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