The best places for a white Christmas in Europe

If you are looking for the best places for a white Christmas in Europe, look no further! We’ve listed here the best European cities that offer the perfect Christmas feel, to get the once-in-a-lifetime experience you’ve always dreamed of! Do tell us: what are your best places for a white …

Ultimate Amalfi Coast road trip

  Writing about places we hold dear is never easy. I have left a piece of my heart to the Amalfi Coast so you’ll surely understand why I found it very hard to finish this article! Paradoxically I discovered the Amalfi Coast thanks to my husband, Aldo. Always passionate about …

22 things to see and eat in Florence

    Florence is one of the most popular Italian destinations. An extremely interesting city, rich in atmosphere, it’s considered by the whole world as one of the most romantic places in Italy. Let me tell you what in my opinion are the 22 things to see and eat in …

12 things to eat in Naples like a local

Welcome to Naples, city of art, sea, culture… and good food. If you already spent the day exploring the city with my self guided tour, then you’re probably very hungry. Let me walk you through the best things to eat in Naples, the dishes that you should never, ever skip …

Puglia: Italy off the beaten track

  Birthday parties aren’t my thing. That’s the main reason why every year I choose to leave for a trip, rather than having to deal with cake and candles.. This year for my birthday we decided to explore a part of Italy off the beaten track: Puglia. Or better, the …

Discovering Europe: Things to do in Malta

  The Maltese archipelago is located a few hours of navigation or flight from many major European ports and airports. Specifically, getting to La Valletta from Naples takes just over an hour. My sister was there many years ago for a vacation, and came back telling me about this beautiful …

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 …

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 …