Bergen, Norway has been given many nicknames over the years. It is well know for being the “gateway to the Fjords.” Some have called it “the most beautiful city in the world.” And others warn not to forget your umbrella because Bergen is “the rainiest city in Europe.” While all of those things are true, Bergen has so much more to offer.
If you are looking for a clean, modern hotel with excellent service and a unique, fresh & funky design, look no further than the Magic Hotel Solheimsviken.
When I first decided to visit Santorini, hiking was the last thing on my mind. I chose to visit Santorini for the gorgeous whitewashed houses, blue churches and stunning sweeping views. Sure, I thought, I’ll do some hiking up and down the many, many stairs that link these houses up and down the seaside cliffs, but little did I know that the ultimate hike was waiting for me in this gorgeous locale.
Athens is a vibrant city that is full of life, energy and extremely friendly people. It offers a great mix of ancient history and modern art and architecture. Grab ahold of your hat and come along for an amazing adventure!
One thing you might not know about me is that I’m kind of obsessed with good design. So when I was looking for my home away from home in Athens, I was thrilled to find the Periscope, a hotel by Yes!Hotels, a member of Design Hotels. Located in the center of Athen’s hip Kolonaki district, the art-filled Periscope Hotel is definitely a treat for all the senses.
When I decided to explore Greece, I chose not to head straight to the picturesque Islands with the whitewashed walls and blue-domed roofs that everyone thinks of when they think of Greece. Instead, I wanted to dive back into the history classes of my youth and explore the sites of Ancient Greek mythology.
English poet, Lord Byron, described Croatia as the pearl of the Adriatic. And boy, was he right. This tiny country is made up of more than a thousand islands, 11 nature parks, 8 national parks and a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. All of this contributes to making Croatia one of the most stunning countries I’ve ever seen.
Sicily’s cuisines is varied, incredibly fresh and absolutely delicious! Here are a few of my favorites.
The Amalfi Coast is a stretch of coastline along the southwest edge of Italy’s Campania region. With sheer cliffs and a rugged shoreline dotted with almost 100 small beaches and 13 pastel-colored villages, the Amalfi Coast is a place that must be seen to believed.
I have an odd fascination with old doors, windows, door knockers and details. The older and more beaten up and rusty, the better! And the charming little town of Matera, Italy had so many amazing doors that I could’ve stayed there for hours admiring them all! Here are a few of my favourites.