January Rome In January I spent a weekend in Rome. It was my first visit to the eternal city and definitely not my last! I loved how walkable the city center was and at every corner there was something to see: churches, fountains, monuments, markets, and so much more! My highlight: The MAXXI Museum for … More My travels in 2016.
What I did during my 3 days in Barcelona in December 2016. … More Recap. 3 days in Barcelona.
Next week I’m heading to Barcelona for 3 days. It’s my 5th visit to the Catalan capital and I can’t wait to explore more of this city that has grown so much on me during my last visit in March 2013. I’ll be staying in Gracia, a neighborhood I fell in love with. Here’s what I’ve … More Barcelona. Travel plans for a weekend in December 2016.
Bairro Alto has always been my favorite neighborhood in Lisbon and I love to stay there whenever I’m in town. During the past visits I stayed at: Casa de Hospedes Dias & Dominguez on Rua da Atalaia Pensao Globe on Rua do Teixeira Pensao Londres on Rua Dom Pedro IV The Independente Hostel & Suites on Rua … More Lisbon. My favourite neighborhood: Bairro Alto
A bunch of pictures I’ve taken around Budapest during my 4 days there in August (the recap is here).
At the end of the month we will fly to Faro for our annual Portugal trip. As soon as spring starts here I get major cravings for Portugal: the beaches, the food, the smell of the sea and grilled fish, the steep cobbled-stoned streets and cute houses, the views and the Atlantic Ocean. Our first … More Plans for Lisbon. September 2016.
While visiting Italy last month to see The Floating Piers at Lake Iseo I had one full day to spare and I decided to spend it in Milan. I had been there last year in June and had fallen in love with the Navigli district. Two canals are the heart of this neighborhood and they … More Milan. The flea market along the canals in Navigli.
At the end of the month I’ll head to Budapest for a weekend. It’s my first time in Budapest and Hungary and I’m super excited – everyone I know is raving about it! Hopefully it won’t be too hot during the day to explore the city! Here’s what I’ve planned so far: See: the Parliament … More Budapest. Plans for a weekend trip.
Last week I spent 2 days in the beautiful capital of Sweden. Stockholm was never on top of my where-to-go-next lists, I just wanted to visit a city in a Scandinavian country someday. But when I read about the Yayoi Kusama exhibit at Stockholms Modern Museum I wanted to go instantly. I found great flights … More Sweden. A quick trip to Stockholm.
If you have read my plans for Italy post, you know that about 10 days ago I decided to go to Italy to see the Floating Piers on Lago d’Iseo. The Floating Piers are the latest work of Bulgarian artist Christo who is well-known for his large-scale outdoor installations such as the wrapping of the … More Italy. Lago d’Iseo. Visiting Christo’s artwork “The Floating Piers”