Mont St Michel From Paris: Tips for Visiting

The legendary Mont St Michel castle in France was for years on the short list of places I wanted to visit. Rising dramatically from the sea it’s an abbey, city and an island in one. It’s actually a…

Vaux le Vicomte Castle – Perfect Alternative to Versailles

As some of you might have noticed, I’m a castle fanatic. I’m also on a mission to visit all the best fairy tale castles in Europe. It comes as no surprise then that I headed…

Day Trip to Loire Valley Castles: Chambord, Chenonceau, Amboise

Loire Valley is the region called the ‘Garden of France’ for a good reason. Countless acres of beautiful woods, vineyards, and farmland that produce some of France’s top delicacies, combined with history and beautiful architecture. It calls…

Practical Tips for Visiting Paris: How to Avoid Mistakes

Paris is a great city that can never disappoint. You can return again and again and there is always something fantastic to experience, something to see that you haven’t seen before and eat food you haven’t…

Around the World in 80 Castles: Beautiful Castles in Europe

When I first came to London I was fascinated by its historical sites, especially those from the Tudor era. As a historian, I loved wandering around different castles and palaces. However I quickly realized that my friend…

Best Places for Cat Lovers

Valentine’s Day is about love and since this year there will be a lot of single people out there why don’t we express the love for our furry friends cats? Every day millions of people click…

The Most Haunted Places in the World

As a solo female traveler, I have had a few scary moments during my travels. I got a dengue fever in the Philippines, my bus was kidnapped in Mexico, and I survived a scooter crash…

Weird Museums in the World

Museums aren’t everybody’s cup of tea. As an art lover I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the masterpieces in the Louvre, the National Gallery, the Rijksmuseum, and the Galleria d’Uffizi. But I get that some might prefer…

Exploring the Culinary Side of Nice – Food Tour in Nice

Although I studied in Paris for a while and visited both larger and smaller towns around France, I never had a chance to explore the French Riviera until this year (2015). The south of France…