It is hard nowadays to be impressed when you travel in famous European cities, because you are over exposed to palaces, fairy tales castles, wealth, churches, famous sculptures and paintings, a lot of gold and marble, birthplace of so many art movements like renaissance, impressionism, expressionism, cubism or DADA. An the list is just at … Continue reading Milan’s hidden surprise. A cemetery!
This is a great occasion. Bali for lovers is a great destination. I've been there once and always waited to come back....even for good. This is maybe the best destination if first timer in Asia. A great deal in February, during the wet season, just below. More dates available when searching with momondo. Enjoy an … Continue reading Bali for St.Valentines. 425 euros from Istanbul
I found another deal for Bali, from London now with Philippines Airline. More dates available just for February. It's not the best deal I've seen so far but still a good price. A plus is the short transit time in Manila. Try http://www.booking.com for bungalows rental in Seminyak area, one of the best in my … Continue reading Bali flights from London in February at 425 euros
Lille was a sort of second home to me for 3-4 years , when I was working for a french company based there. I went often monthly and never enjoyed it fully. Now I remember and I have a regret because it is, in comparison to other cities, a gem of architecture and civilization. Go … Continue reading Lille top DON’Ts and some DOs. A hidden 4 ★★★★ gem in Northern France
First of all I strongly think Amsterdam is in decline as a touristic destination. The capital of freedom is having enough of the tons of tourists and piss in the street corners. Amsterdam remains a great week-end escape for youngsters and gays, maybe for some art lovers, but the locals don't want us there anymore, … Continue reading Amsterdam top DON’Ts and hidden do’s. A 3★★★ destination, in decline.
In February leave the sky resorts of Austria and head straight to the beach in Filipines. I found this morning a great price for flights departing Istanbul to Manila, with a lot of dates and combinations in February. March is increasing and January is too expensive. So you get the chance to visit the Filipino … Continue reading Manila in February, cheapest flights from Europe, starting at 382 eur with Quatar.
I was looking this morning for a cheap BKK flight from Europe, as I miss this city so much. I've been there several times with work and leisure, also in transit for Bali and Hong Kong. I recommend Bangkok as a starting point to visit Asia. For a first time tourist in Asia this city … Continue reading Bangkok in February, cheapest flights from Europe.
I know Milan for so long as I was there for work and one time for a New Year's Eve party. It is first of all an industrial city even ahead of the fashion scene that is obvious in the streets. The Milanese are fashionistas, no doubt about it. There is something floating in the … Continue reading Milan top DON’Ts. A 3 ★★★ destination
After the previous post about my don't do list in Barcelona here are some definitely MUST DOs while in this city. In fact there are a lot of things to do, but especially just relax....and enjoy the calm of the locals. chose the period just right; go for sunbath but avoid the big tourist invasion … Continue reading Barcelona top DOs
If something that was a bit disappointing to me from the tops of tripadvisor for example it would be............... visiting Sagrada Familia after queuing for 3 hours in a hot summer day. My mistake about not buying online or pay more to skip the line. The exterior is much more impressive compared to the interior … Continue reading Barcelona, what not to do or see from top 10 of travel websites.