The small village of Perast

A short trip to Montenegro

Before and after the break up of the Republic of Yugoslavia, Croatia has been a favorite tourist destination in Europe for its climate, beautiful beaches and historic towns; but, for tourists venturing further south, another gem on the Adriatic coast is waiting to be discovered: Montenegro. After leaving Dubrovnik following the coastal road past the…

View of Ponte Pietra in Verona

Verona: star-crossed lovers and Roman ruins

“For never was a story of more woe Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.” William Shakespeare. There are a number of theories on why Shakespeare did choose Verona in Italy as the set of the star-crossed lovers story but, it cannot be argued, that the city has a very romantic aura all year long,…

View of colorful houses of Torbole in Italy

Lake Garda: beaches, sun and olive groves

Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian lakes with a surface area of 369.98 km²; situated in the North of Italy, it is about 25 miles from the city of Verona and its international airport. In summer, tourists flock to the lake to top up their sun tan on one of the numerous beaches and…

Panoramic view of the city of Dubrovnik

A day in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic

Dubrovnik can be visited on a day trip from a number of places in Croatia or, can be used as the base from where to explore the many locations worth a visit in this part of the world. A popular route is by getting a ferry from Ancona in Italy to Split giving the opportunity…

View of the famous Gateway of India in Mumbai

Mumbai, first introduction to India

The first thing that hits you when the plane doors open at Mumbai International Airport is the heat closely followed by all the different smells in the air: welcome to India! Mumbai (or as lots of people still call it, Bombay) is one of the biggest cities in the world and the financial capital of…

View of Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas

Bahamas: to Atlantis and beyond

If you find yourself in Miami with a few days to spare and want to experience white sandy beaches and crystal clear water, it’s only a 45 minutes flight from Miami International Airport to Nassau the capital of the Bahamas. Nassau airport is just a short taxi ride away from the city center and, drivers…

View of the beach at Monterosso in Italy

A walking tour of the Cinque Terre

When someone thinks of places to visit in Italy, Rome, Venice and Florence are probably the first cities that spring to mind for their history, monuments and those views often seen in postcards and movies. But for hiking enthusiasts, and beach lovers alike, one area worth visiting is in the North West of Italy in the…