Visiting any culture different to your own may mean you have to alter your approach somewhat and be aware of certain things. Acquainting yourself with the culture of Dubai is something that’s important and will help ensure you enjoy your time in the Middle Eastern country. Here are some tips to make assured you have a wonderful time in this amazing part of the world. Continue reading “The Customs and Culture of Dubai – What you need to Know”
If you are hankering after peace and quiet in the countryside, escape to Somerset for a laid-back break. Being just a couple hours drive from London, it’s an easily reachable holiday destination. As soon as you’ve ventured into Somerset’s countryside, the Quantock Hills and the valleys, streams and hills of Exmoor, you’ll feel as though you’ve entered a different world.
From Exmoor in the west, across to Frome in the east, Somerset’s holiday cottages enjoy views of rolling hills and greenery. If you prefer to be beside the sea Porlock, Minehead, Dunster and Watchet, are excellent choices for a seaside holiday. Continue reading “A holiday guide to stunning Somerset in the UK”
Paris… Baby, will you take me to Paris?? It is the most romantic city in the world!!! How many times have you heard this?! Many times, for sure, as it is well known that the atmosphere in Paris is full of romance, cuddling and tenderness. The French capital, however has so much more to offer! Here you can find lively neighbourhoods such as the Latin Quarter and you can discover art and culture hidden even in the most remote corners of the city. If you decide to go to Paris you must absolutely prepare a detailed plan with all the mandatory stops of your visit. Paris is a metropolis full of monuments, museums and beautiful squares. What you need is a comfortable pair of shoes and the desire to walk around. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Notre Dame Cathedral are only some of the places that you have to see in this city. Continue reading “Paris: not only romance and soppiness”
Amsterdam, the “Venice of the North”, could easily be defined as a “floating” city: the element that dominates the city landscape is water. The canals, the boat houses, the play of light on the water give the city that special something that makes it fascinating and unique. Amsterdam has always been a popular holiday destination for the young, as it is famous for its discos, pubs and night-life. It is impossible to go to Amsterdam and say that you did not have fun. If you want to have a wild night of unbridled fun, go to the Leidseplein quarter or to the Red Light District. Here you will have countless possibilities to dance and have fun until the day breaks.
Although the summer is coming to an end, there are still a few sunny days that you can enjoy. If you haven’t had enough of the sea and the sun this summer you can still plan a last-minute week-end getaway. Don’t take too long to make up your mind where to go. Take our advice and fly to Alicante! You can be sure that you will still find the sun and the sky-blue sea waiting for you here. Continue reading “Alicante: Enjoy the sea and the monuments”
Minorca, the famous Balearic island, is a place where traditions are rigorously preserved up to this day and where nature is protected in a truly admirable manner. The island has a large number of natural parks and is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Here you will find an incredibly-blue sea, fantastic beaches that you may be able to have all for yourselves and a peaceful, relaxed atmosphere. Continue reading “Minorca: nature, sea and traditions”
Crete offers all the ingredients that will make your holiday an unforgettable one: unbelievably-blue sea, kilometres of white sandy beaches, history, traditions, legends and myths of the past that come back to life in present day. So if, as your holiday-time draws near, you feel like going to the seaside, but also like exploring new places and discovering a fascinating, unique corner of the world, Crete is the right holiday destination for you. Continue reading “Crete: Sun, sea and a mix of civilizations”
Now that summer is here, the thing that most of us think about are the upcoming holidays and where to go in order to take a break from our daily routine and enjoy a few days of absolute relaxation. If you’re looking for a warm, sunny place, with turquoise sea, with long white sand beaches, with discos where you can party al night long, with restaurants and bars in which you can spend a few pleasant hours during the day, then you should definitely go to Ibiza!
Everything in Barcelona seems to be a work of art: the streets, the façades, the churches, the monuments, the squares and even the air you breathe in this city make you understand that there is still a large number of artists living here today. Once you get to Barcelona, don’t miss the El Raval neighbourhood, famous for the night-life, the fashionable cafés and restaurants and the street artists. While walking in this neighbourhood or down La Rambla the first thought that will come to your mind will be that Barcelona is a city that never sleeps and that is ruled over by entertainment and by living the good life. But actually this is not the case in the entire city: there are areas that are particularly animated while others are quieter. Continue reading “Barcelona: An open-air museum”
Marseilles is home to people from all over the world, whose traditions, languages and religions intertwine, making the city famous for being one of the most cosmopolitan in Europe. The lights, the colours and the smells belonging to different cultures create a magical atmosphere and give tourists the impression that they are visiting many different small cities instead of a large one. However, there is no reason to feel intimidated by a city whose every neighbourhood is different from all the others. Marseilles has so much to offer! It must be explored and discovered bit by bit because the very diversity of its inhabitants make this city a special, fascinating place.