Travel Blog: Trieste and Verona – two sides of Italy

Situated in the adjoining Italian regions of Fruili-Venezia Guilia and Vento, and only 160 miles apart, Trieste and Verona present two very different experiences of Italy. Trieste seems off the radar of most tourists visiting Italy which is a shame as it’s a beautiful city with a fascinating history. Bordering Slovenia and Croatia, and having … More Travel Blog: Trieste and Verona – two sides of Italy

Travel Blog: Turin – the city of neon lights and stylish arcades

  Turin seems to be a paradox. Whilst possessing over 10 miles of pedestrianised arcades (the largest area in Europe) through which to wander and enjoys its beautiful shops, cafes and restaurants, it is also home to Fiat and some of the worst air pollution in Europe. The most striking feature of the city is … More Travel Blog: Turin – the city of neon lights and stylish arcades

Paris, December 2015

  We love visiting Paris in December when the Christmas lights adorn many of the city’s landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Saint Germain, the ferris wheel on Place du Concorde, etc. and when there are relatively few tourists to detract from the city’s charms. However, this December proved to be a different, less comfortable … More Paris, December 2015