Bird’s Eye View Over Lisbon

As a city built on seven hills, Lisbon isn’t short of high-up vantage points. Three of the best views over the city are from the castle on São Jorge hill, the Miradouro de Graça, and the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara above the Bairro Alto. My favorite place to get a bird’s eye view…

Souvenirs I buy from the places I visit

I am sucker for souvenirs I buy from the places I visit. I stay away from tacky things but I do have my favorite things to get. After my latest trip to Budapest*, coming home with quite a lot of things, I decided it was time to put together a list about what I buy…

7 Best European Destinations to Visit in April

April is one of the most beautiful months to visit Europe. It’s hard to find a place where spring hasn’t pained amazing colors and the weather is not at least acceptable. Southern Europe – especially Crete and Malta – are warn enough for a dip in the water! This year (2017), April is also the…

Bird’s Eye View Over Skopelos

I’m afraid of heights, I don’t even know how I reached the top of Agios Ioannis church in Skopelos, Greece. All I remember was how strong my heart was beating on my way up to the Agios Ioannis church where the wedding scene of the Mamma Mia movie was shot. When I reached the top,…

Bird’s Eye View over Amsterdam

Amsterdam is such a gorgeous city. To truly take in the mix of architectural styles, it must be seen from above! I visited Amsterdam for the first time in December and discovered Skylounge. The rooftop terrace and bar provide panoramic views over Amsterdam’s famous canals, the central station, Amsterdam Noord and many landmarks, including the…

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6 Best European Destinations to Visit in March

March is one of my favorite months to travel within Europe. Some of the best European destinations to visit in March are also among my all-time favorites? Why? The weather starts to get warmer – and by the end of the month it can warm enough to stroll in a t-shirt in Southern Europe –…