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Handmade Pasta in Florence
October 26, 2011 – 11:12 pm | No Comment
Handmade Pasta in Florence

Recently, I stumbled upon the fact that October 25 is World Pasta Day: a day to celebrate one of the world’s favorite foods. Pasta is convenient and easy to make, yet it can be so varied. Not only can pasta be accompanied by many different sauces, but the pasta itself can vary greatly in shape […]

Places to Eat Around Champs-Elysées in Paris
October 24, 2011 – 11:29 am | No Comment
Places to Eat Around Champs-Elysées in Paris

Over the years, the area around Champs-Elysées in Paris has gained the reputation of being a tourist trap. It even seems as though true Parisians look down upon this part of town and avoid going anywhere near it. Au Contraire, Mon Frère! In recent years, a couple of nice places have opened in this area […]

A Guide to 5 of the Best Hi-Tech Hotels Around the World
October 21, 2011 – 11:43 am | No Comment
A Guide to 5 of the Best Hi-Tech Hotels Around the World

Technology has become part of our daily lives. However, when you go to stay in a hotel, you often find that there is a distinct lack of cutting edge technology. Indeed it can often be difficult to even the most basic technology such as Wi-Fi coverage. However, there are some hotels around the world that […]

Venice and Verona Make a Great Pair – Romantic Italy
October 13, 2011 – 5:13 pm | 2 Comments
Venice and Verona Make a Great Pair – Romantic Italy

The mere fact that Venice sits in the middle of the sea gives it the feeling of being a fantasy island. People that have stayed in Venice apartments would confirm the magic of this city. Casanova or the Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) adds to the mystic and romantic reputation of Venice. To this […]

Fun Things to Do in Rome with Children
October 8, 2011 – 7:23 am | No Comment
Fun Things to Do in Rome with Children

Without even mentioning the innumerable sights and monuments of Rome, most people already consider the Eternal City to be a true cultural treasure chest. Of course, the appeal of these treasures is one of the major reasons visitors opt to stay in Rome apartments. It can be argued that the downside of a vacation filled […]

3 Favorite Things to Do in Berlin, Germany
September 30, 2011 – 5:40 am | No Comment
3 Favorite Things to Do in Berlin, Germany

After making the decision to live in another country, I started to think about where I would like to live if I were to move to Germany. Berlin was definitely among my top choices. The dynamic of the city is great and is constantly evolving. Some close friends of mine live in Berlin, so I […]

3 Oddities in Lisbon, Portugal
September 23, 2011 – 7:21 am | One Comment
3 Oddities in Lisbon, Portugal

This may sound strange, but I think that many places earn their charm from certain oddities. They range from myths and stories you hear about people living there or strange names, rules, laws etc. It is not any different in the city of Lisbon and before you spend a couple of days in one of […]

2 Good Burger Joints in Rome, Italy
September 15, 2011 – 2:49 pm | One Comment
2 Good Burger Joints in Rome, Italy

Some might consider what I am about to write about a sin, but I believe that you need a little break from even the best thing to appreciate it more. It’s just like they say (in a more metaphorical sense, of course): “Distance makes the heart grow fonder.” I adore Italian food and I can’t […]

The 3 Essentials of La Mercé – Barcelona Festival
September 8, 2011 – 1:06 pm | No Comment
The 3 Essentials of La Mercé – Barcelona Festival

Although the summer season is slowly coming to an end, the month of September is an excellent month to rent apartments in Barcelona because this is when the most important festival in the city will take place in honor of the city’s patron: La Mercé. The actual holiday is September 24th which is when the […]

3 Affordable French Bistros in Paris
August 24, 2011 – 8:25 am | One Comment
3 Affordable French Bistros in Paris

Maybe I have watched too many movies that gave me the wrong idea, but I have a certain image in mind when I think about a bistro in Paris. In the background you can hear “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien” by Edith Piaf. The tables are small and have clean white table cloth and the […]

Offbeat Things to Do in Florence, Italy
August 17, 2011 – 12:18 pm | One Comment
Offbeat Things to Do in Florence, Italy

It is a well-known fact that Florence was one of the most important cities during the Renaissance and tourists from all over the world come, some renting Florence apartments, to admire the art and architecture of this grand time. Every now and then it’s nice to avoid big touristy crowds for a change of pace. […]

Spain for Foodies – Breakfast
August 4, 2011 – 11:31 am | 3 Comments
Spain for Foodies – Breakfast

Some say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and a big breakfast is the best way to start the day. To me breakfast is without a doubt the best meal of the day. Like any other meal, breakfast varies among different cultures. Where the English like bacon and beans, the French […]