Best Things to Do in Dijon France: A Weekend in Burgundy’s Mustard Capital

Gargoyle looking over Dijon, Burgundy - France

Former home of the Dukes of Burgundy, Dijon offers much more than the Dijon mustard. Not only does Dijon have exceptional cultural and architectural heritage, but it is also known worldwide for its cuisine and wine. Whether planning a weekend getaway in Dijon or a day trip from Paris, there are many things to do […]

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Albi, France – Best Things to Do, Where to Eat & Stay

Albi City - Tarn River

The episcopal city of Albi is a fascinating city with a rich medieval and Renaissance history, art and culture. Nicknamed “Albi the red” because of the colour of the bricks on all the city’s facades, Albi is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Located on the banks of the River Tarn, the lovely […]

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Top Things to do in Carcassonne France – Your Complete Cité de Carcassonne Travel Guide 

Are you planning to spend a weekend in Carcassonne, France? The UNESCO-listed Cité de Carcassonne is a worthwhile town thanks to its quaint castle and ramparts overlooking the Aude River and the Ville Basse. The city in southern France is an excellent destination for French châteaux lovers and anyone looking to discover the history of […]

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15 THINGS TO DO IN MADEIRA, PORTUGAL

Madeira's beautiful coastline

The island of Madeira is like no other European destination. Nicknamed the “Floating garden in the Atlantic” and the European Hawaii, Madeira is filled with rugged mountains, spectacular waterfalls, luxuriant vegetation, beautiful coastline, sun, Portuguese villages and some of the hilliest roads seen on earth (thanks to the island’s steep relief). The island is a […]

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Day Trip to Gozo Island, Malta

Street of Victoria's old town - Gozo Island

During a recent trip to Malta, I had the opportunity to spend a day on the island of Gozo. Small in size and with just over 30,000 inhabitants, the island is often neglected in favour of its “big sister”, the island of Malta. However, Gozo concentrates on rural charm. With a landscape mostly unspoiled, Gozo […]

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