September 17, 2022.Reading time 40 minutes.
Located in the Somme department, Amiens is a beautiful green city. It is known for its Notre Dame cathedral, Belfry (both UNESCO World Heritage sites), its hortillonnages (a cluster of floating gardens), and its Tour Perret, which greets you as you come out of the train station. You could easily spend a day wandering the […] Read More
September 6, 2022.Reading time 30 minutes.
Looking for an off-the-beaten-path destination in the South of France? Then, you should consider Narbonne. With its historic centre, its vineyards, its Canal de la Robine with a picturesque promenade and its sandy beach, Narbonne is a destination that has a lot to offer to visitors. The town’s beautiful landmarks include a cathedral and a […] Read More
August 6, 2022.Reading time 30 minutes.
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 […] Read More
July 10, 2022.Reading time 27 minutes.
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 […] Read More
June 18, 2022.Reading time 17 minutes.
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 […] Read More