• 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...

  • 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...

  • Hay-on-Wye: the Book Town you must visit once in a lifetime

    On the border between Wales and England there is a small town surrounded by cosy hills that is famous for becoming a role model against the rural flight that followed the Second World War. Here, as in many other parts of Europe, people left the countryside and moved to urban areas in search of a better job and a better Continue Reading...

  • Trip to the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head: cursed and wonderful

    The Seven Sisters Country Park is a wonderful area of Sussex, the ideal place to understand why the British are so in love with their beautiful countryside. The Seven Sisters are seven chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel, lined up on the edge of southern England. So beautiful to be also chosen for the opening scene of "Robin Hood: Prince Continue Reading...

  • Discover the canals, the tower and the rabbits of Utrecht

    One of the nicest things of Utrecht is the lively buzz of its canals. As soon as you arrive on the main road (Nieuwegracht), street signs and stairs invite you constantly to go down towards the water, on the docks, where you can relax or have lunch. Unlike other cities, where you can just look at the canals from the Continue Reading...

  • Trip to Bruges, gem of the Flanders

    Taking a trip to Bruges means to enter the enchanted world of Flanders, made of redstone houses and romantic canals, small breweries and candy shops. The streets resound with the trotting horses pulling carriages for tourists, the alleys smell of chocolate and sugar. During the day, the air of Bruges is full of songs: the 48 bells of the Belfry Continue Reading...

  • Off road 4×4 adventure on the Asinara Island in Sardinia

    Today a stunning natural reserve, yesterday a high security prison: taking a tour on the Asinara means a deep immersion both in nature and in Italian history. There are many ways to discover the island and we chose to explore it on a jeep, but you can do it by boat, by bike, on foot, with an electric car or Continue Reading...

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