A taste of Naples: ristorante Capo Blu

  Campania is a land of sun, sea and culture, that since antiquity has always stood out for an extensive and variegated culinary heritage. Us Neapolitans are passionated and opinionated when it comes to our roots and our food. Greeks and Romans used fine olive oil for their dishes and …

Italian getaway at Tuscia Viterbese

The Tuscia Viterbese is an area in Italy that includes parts of three regions: Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. It’s the ancient Etruria, an historical region in the middle of Italy, where the Etruscan civilization endured from before the 700 b.C. until its assimilation into the Roman Republic in the late …

7 outstanding day trips from Amsterdam by train

When I published the article with my tips for a nice weenend in Amsterdam I had no idea it would’ve been read by so many people. Yet I received comments and a lot of messages on my Message Box (here on the right) asking for more. Some of you requested …

Route 66: Oatman, the ghost town

A few miles from Kingman, on the iconic Route 66, in the United States of America, there’s a real “ghost town“. Arizona in fact isn’t only home of amazing places like the Grand Canyon, the Horseshoe Bend or the Antelope Canyon. Here, among the Black Mountains of Mohave County, there …

The stunning beauty of Bratislava Christmas markets

The festive period is upon us and the season of Christmas markets has begun. Large or small, each one reflects the culture of the region – music, drink, food, scents. That’s why Europe is a pretty popular destination in December. You can taste elaborate pastries straight out of a medieval …

Epic formula to recharge your batteries: Crete Gialle

My first experience ever of the ranch Crete Gialle (Via Parasacchi 4, Cervaro (FR), Italy)  was years ago. It was a cold, wintery night. We had found this very nice farm house on the net and wanted to spend the New Years eve there. Of course, us being us, we …