27 Beautiful Japanese Gardens around the world

Japanese garden with red bride, Toulouse - France

Traditional Japanese gardens are built to create a relaxing environment. Just a simple stroll through the tranquil garden makes people feel refreshed.  Expansive lawns, soothing sounds of flowing water, tea pavilions, lanterns and pagodas: the magical beauty of Japanese gardens have inspired the creation of numerous gardens in and outside of Japan. Luckily, you don’t have […]

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the 14 must-see walled cities and towns in france

Guide to the most picturesque and most impressive walled cities and towns in France.

Throughout the centuries, cities and towns in France have built fortified walls and ramparts to protect themselves against enemies.  Cities in France have managed to preserve their walls and ramparts to the delight of history fans and tourists who enjoy charming locations. You will find some of these French walled cities on hills (Carcassonne) or […]

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Hidden gem guide to little-known Paris 19eme

Bassin de la Villette, Paris 19eme

Paris 19eme – I wouldn’t be surprised if you say you have never thought of exploring the 19th arrondissement of Paris. After all, it doesn’t have the top attractions in tourists’ itineraries: no Eiffel Tower, Louvre, Arc de Triomphe or Marais. The fact that it doesn’t have the famous attractions doesn’t mean that it is […]

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Exploring the Rhuys Peninsula – A weekend getaway in the Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany

Here, I am again in the Rhuys Peninsula, having been 2 years ago. When my friend invited me to join her for a long weekend in the Gulf of Morbihan, I couldn’t refuse. The idea of admiring the sunset, eating lots of seafood and taking a boat trip were the only things on my mind. […]

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