Isola di Sant’Elena: where it is and what to see on Napoleon’s island

Isola di Sant’Elena: where it is and what to see on Napoleon’s island

Everyone knows that it exists. Because each of us has studied poetry “May 5th” at school. And also that on the island of St. Helena ended up exiled Napoleon Bonaparte it is a known fact. As well as that, in fact, the May 5, 1821exactly two centuries ago, is the date on which the emperor…

Guide to the island of Elba: what to see, the towns, Napoleon and history

Guide to the island of Elba: what to see, the towns, Napoleon and history

Strange Fate: TheEmperor he’s been here for a few months, clearly reluctantly. And always dreaming of leaving. And yet, every one confirms it to you guide to the island of Elba, there is no corner that does not bear a memory of him, a trace of him. That is why in these days in which…

Wadi Rum, the desert of Jordan.  What to see and how to visit it

Wadi Rum, the desert of Jordan. What to see and how to visit it

For the English officer Thomas Edward Lawrenceknown to most as Lawrence of Arabia, is “like a deity”. For those who manage to spend a night in one of his tented camps it is the guarantee of a great emotion, when the sun falls behind the granite mountains and everything turns red. The Wadi Rumthe desert…

Sleeping in a castle: the most fascinating historic hotels in Italy

Sleeping in a castle: the most fascinating historic hotels in Italy

It is the realization of a dream, the opportunity to live a fairy tale. The moment to feel like a princess or a king. But fairy tales are just fantasy. Fortunately, this is true in many parts of Italy. And it’s easier to make than you think: yes, because sleep in a castle it’s not…

What to do in Iceland: what to see during a trip among geysers and waterfalls

What to do in Iceland: what to see during a trip among geysers and waterfalls

Glaciers a short distance from the sea, burning hot Springsspectacular geysersactive volcanoes, lava fields, breathtaking waterfalls and snow-capped mountains: if you want nature in its purest and wildest form in Iceland you will have them until you get tired. Because this is the land of fire and ice. And when asked about what to do…

Journey on Route 66: what to see, the cities and the route

Journey on Route 66: what to see, the cities and the route

It is written travel on Route 66. It is read on the road. Because this is not a street, or rather not only. This ribbon of asphalt unrolled from sunrise to sunset for 2448 miles (which translated means about 4000 km) vibrates for the arpeggios of Woody Guthrie and the solos of the Bossesremember the…

The beaches of the Canaries: the most beautiful from Tenerife to Fuerteventura

The beaches of the Canaries: the most beautiful from Tenerife to Fuerteventura

For atlases and politics le Canary Islands I am part of Spain. For geography they are pieces of Africa scattered in the Atlantic waves. For tourists, especially those arriving from Northern Europe, they are the perfect and convenient destination to find sun and mild temperatures in every season. For everyone they are relaxation. And the…

Extremadura in Spain, what to see on a trip from Merida to Caceres

Extremadura in Spain, what to see on a trip from Merida to Caceres

explore theExtremadura in Spain it is like taking a trip to the heart of the country, passing from surprise to surprise, from the most beautiful Roman ruins up to medieval cities, arriving at landscapes full of charm and villages such as Mérida, Cáceres and Trujilloconsidered among the most beautiful historical settlements in the Spain. The…

Easter and Holy Week celebrations in Spain

Easter and Holy Week celebrations in Spain

Easter is one of the most important dates in the calendar of holidays and celebrations Spain. And not just because of course it’s a holiday season. No, the reality is that all communities and regions of the country have always celebrated the Easter with moments of great intensity where devotion and religious aspects to marry…

What to see in Bulgaria: Sofia, the Black Sea and the mountains

What to see in Bulgaria: Sofia, the Black Sea and the mountains

To the question “what to see in Bulgaria?” many people, until recently, would have responded by shrugging their shoulders and muttering a little convinced “boh”. Yet this small town which, not long ago, has presented itself in the limelight of tourism has its own surprising wealth of attractions: spectacular mountains to ski, pleasant beaches and…