Why you should NOT skip Bologna

By Fabiolla Loureiro – www.fabiollaloureiro.com Italy is famous for its great cities, exquisite architecture, arts, culture, fantastic food, wine and outstanding landscapes. Venice is my favourite, but I will share with you my impression about a city that surprised me, la belissima Bologna. It’s not easy to pick a city in Italy as a favourite, as many…

The Most Beautiful Libraries of Rome

Rome is filled to the brink with awesome architecture and amazing art that you can stroll around and enjoy for free. But if you find the churches too crowded, the museums too overwhelming and the urban city too loud, perhaps you just need the meditative silence of a beautiful old library.   These antique rooms…

Top5 To-Do on the Top of Denmark

Skagen, the Top of Denmark. Basically a beach between two oceans, illuminated by a magical light that has inspired artists for decades. A haven for seafood, home to a brewery with the same name and a favourite summer destination for the Danish society. There are plenty of things to do and see besides lazing on…

Budapest at a glance

By Fabiolla Loureiro – www.fabiollaloureiro.com I remember the first time I travelled to Budapest… and I precisely remember falling in love with the city in the first couple of hours. You know when you have the feeling that you already know the place, the energy, the people, the atmosphere? You feel so at ease, in the sense…

Spoleto – Crown of Umbria

Perugia may be the regional capital of Umbria, Assisi its spiritual centre but after one month of roaming the region, we must conclude that Spoleto is its crowning piece. As it sits enthroned above the Umbrian valley with its back to the hills of the south, it looks to the north, to the beautiful towns…

Matera – ancient yet happening

By Gabriele Martulli from Visite Guidate Matera – www.visiteguidatematera.com Years may pass, but some few cities retain their ancient charm: Matera, an incredible city carved into the soft tufa rock continues to leave visitors speechless. This unique landscape is unlike anywhere else in the world and looks like a miniature version of ancient Jerusalem. No wonder…

The Last Potter of Pinela

When you start venturing outside the normal tourist places, you stop being a tourist and start being a traveler, an explorer, a witness to the culture and traditions of a certain territory. In the north-eastern corner of Portugal, the region of Bragança was previously difficult to reach, but a new motorway has opened up this…