As I was very interested lately in Malta, I checked a lot the hidden face of this... archipelago of 3 islands 50 miles south of Sicily, and I've drawn a list of things I would check at my first visit. Once again this is not a beach destination from my point of view but more … Continue reading Some interesting facts about Malta, less known by us tourists
I honestly never heard of Alentejo but after making some research I felt in loved and put it on my travel bucket list for Portugal. The Alentejo is without a doubt one of Portugal’s best kept secrets! Why? Because of its authentic character, beautiful rural areas filled with cork oaks and pine trees, vineyards and … Continue reading In loved with Alentejo, a lesser known 5 ★★★★★ province of Portugal
A dream destination - yes. It is better than the pics, it is better than the best postcard you've ever seen. I still sense the emotion when landing and looking over the Copacabana beach, the turquoise waters in the bays. I've been in Rio two times in November and April, and the weather was great … Continue reading Why I’ll always visit Rio de Janeiro, but never moving there
I have a strange attraction towards Tel Aviv in spite of a bunch of things that are very disturbing to me as I mentioned in my previous post. I don't change my mind about the stars I gave to the capital of Israel, but I wondered myself why I still keep coming back if it … Continue reading There are still reasons to return to Tel Aviv
If still want to go in Paris for Valentines, despite my previous post ,"3 good reasons why you shouldn’t go to Paris for valentines", then try some original things and go out the beaten path of tourists. Here are some ideas I found online: Enjoy a sensory experience at the Grand Musée du Parfum On the … Continue reading 5 original ideas for Valentines in Paris
As I said in my previous post about the DON'Ts of Milan, this is not a city to return to so check everything you want in one visit. Now after I post a deal to Milan Fashion Week, I changed my mind and kind of having this feeling of revisiting some things: the Isola neighborhood … Continue reading Milan, 3 things to return for.
I often misjudged this island for a mafia land, a poor island with nothing to offer. Too good I made some Sicilian friends and have them flying to me for a week. I completely changed my mind and here are their recommendations that would make Sicily in top 3 islands of Mediterranean. 1. La Vucciria … Continue reading Sicily, 3 MUST DOs in a top 4★ ★ ★ ★ destination, less known.
I am excited about this art gallery especially that I discovered it by mistake. When I find hidden spots like this I really feel my trip worth every single difficulty, like the bad weather of Berlin in January. It is in fact a building with so many drawings on the front. It is a spot … Continue reading Berliner Kunsthaus, a MUST visit art gallery in Berlin. 5 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
In your walking towards the East Side Gallery from Checkpoint Charlie, you'll come across a hidden wonder of the communist era, a covered public market, now transformed in a place for local food. It's the ninth of the twelve markets like this in Berlin. It is hidden in a quite ordinary street, not very obvious … Continue reading Markthalle Neun in Berlin, the market to visit to catch the spirit of the town.
As I let myself lose about Berlin, part one was becoming too long and hard to follow. So here is part two: Berlin is too much now about Nazis and Jews, cold war and communism. Yes it is a big part of the recent history but there is much more about this city that goes … Continue reading Berlin top DON’Ts and some DOs, part two.