What to wear in Autumn in Italy – With tips from a local

  Autumn (together with Spring) is one of the best seasons if you want to visit Italy. The huge crowds of tourists are mostly gone after the high peak season, the weather is still good with the occasional rain and the weather is less warm, especially in the South of …

10 free things to do in Miami

  White sandy beaches, hand-rolled Cuban cigars, psychedelic cocktails, Art Deco buildings. Miami is a city of many faces, situated between the river of the same name, the Bay of Biscayne, the Everglades National Park and the Atlantic Ocean. Florida’s second-largest city and the Country’s most important tourist destination is …

6 Fairytale castles in Ireland: myths and legends

  Ireland, the green heart of Europe, is the land of fairies, elves, leprechaun and legends. We visited it several times but with every trip we discovered something new: surprises here are always around the corner. With a national heritage of more than 30,000 fortified buildings of various sizes to …

Guide to Pompeii: The city frozen in time

Pompeii is a Roman city preserved in its entirety as if its inhabitants had just left fifteen minutes ago. (Chateaubriand 1804) The first thing I’ve been said when I was visiting Pompeii with the group of journalists who was with me on board the Norwegian Epic was “I had no …

What to pack for a cruise

Summer is coming (don’t tell Ned Stark) and even this year one of the most popular types of travel is cruising. Thanks to my recent cruising adventure, I found the perfect solution to pack for your all of your cruise needs. You will thus be able to optimize, making the …

Feel Free onboard the Norwegian Epic

Announcing I wanted to plan my own honeymoon, adding “I prefer Hawaii to cruising” has probably convinced people here I’m completely insane. The fact is that here cruises are a very popular way of seeing the world. It’s common practice to enjoy a cruise as a honeymoon, and maybe fall …

A local’s guide | One day in Naples

Naples is the third largest city in Italy, as well as the place I call home. My marvelous city is also a very popular stop for cruise ships, since the most important cruise liners dock at Naples’ port. I experienced Naples as a tourist even if I already know it …

Discover the secrets inside the Antelope Canyon

  “Rain comes into this canyon like a whirlpool. Think about it like sandpaper. The sand mixes with water whirling through the canyon and sculpts the walls.” (Leonard Nez, Navajo tour guide) While everyone seems to remember that Arizona is the Grand Canyon state, a trip there wouldn’t be complete …

5 life lessons learned from Krakow

When I have been to Warsaw, people kept on telling me that I absolutely had to see Krakow before to leave Poland. I was honestly confused: I found Warsaw pretty beautiful, so how could Krakow be even better? Unfortunately I was in Poland for work and I didn’t make it …

Planning a trip to Disney World Orlando

Who said that Disney parks are for kids only? Not me, that’s for sure: if I’m exploring an area close to a Disney park, rest assured that I’ll make room in my schedule for at least one full day of fun. Orlando, in Florida, proved to be the biggest challenge. …