Countries

A Marais district guide

A Marais district guide

Covering the 3rd and 4th arrondisements, one of the neighborhoods I enjoy meandering around the most in Paris is the Marais. The dining and shopping here is some of the best in the city, not to mention the winding cobblestone streets and its architectural charm. […]

A northern Sicily itinerary

A northern Sicily itinerary

For the perfect northern Sicily itinerary, it’s best to start high in the North, in Palermo. The Italian city is the capital of Sicily and lies right on the coast. As there are some fascinating historical sights to visit here, I recommend to allow enough time […]

Quick guide: Things to do in Palermo

Quick guide: Things to do in Palermo

Palermo surprised me in a positive way. From the 1st minute on I felt completely safe and really good in this filthy city with so many wrecked buildings. Yes, dirty and decayed. Or quite simply edgy. The city has its edges but it has one […]

Otavalo. More than just a market

Otavalo. More than just a market

Does Otavalo have more to offer than the famous crafts market? The small, yet inconspicuous town between Quito and the Colombian border with a good dose of culture and a remarkable history is famous far beyond its borders. The handicraft market at Plaza de los […]