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What to see in Iceland: Myvatn

North Iceland is home to the beautiful lake region of Myvatn. With an area of 36.5 square kilometers, it is Iceland’s fourth-largest lake, although its size is just one of the qualities that attracts guests throughout the year. It is also home to some incredible geological formations, with a great flora and fauna and it is surrounded by many incredible sites.

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Iceland on the road: North-west Iceland among seals, waterfalls and fjords

According to some, north-western Iceland is not among the most interesting regions of the island. But if you love unspoiled nature, seals and whales, waterfalls, fjords (other than those visited in the Westfjords), then it’s definitely worth visiting North West Iceland.

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Visiting Santorini with children

The story of Santorini tells about sea and fire, about submerged cities and vanished civilizations, about sunsets and volcanoes. If you plan to visit Greek islands, you will surely have browsed a guide and come across a view of Santorini, with the blue domes, which act as a union between the sky and the sea passing through the white of the houses.

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Visit Northern Finland: Oulu, the coast and the Gulf of Bothnia

Northern Finland has variegated traits: the atmosphere is rather rural and becomes almost remote towards the border with Russia, overlooking the Gulf of Bothnia you begin to breathe a more cosmopolitan and maritime air.

That’s how after Karelia, Kajaani, Rovaniemi and Lapland, we discovered another face of Finland, visiting Oulu, Finland’s fourth largest city, boasting a Swedish past and that is now a favorite destination for thousands of tourists and national and international business travellers. Continue reading Visit Northern Finland: Oulu, the coast and the Gulf of Bothnia

Scandinavian design in Helsinki: Design district, shopping destinations and a culinary stop

If you think Scandinavia is the home of design, you’re not mistaken. But if you think Finland has a marginal role, well, this time you’re wrong!

Finland not only gave birth to Alvar Aalto but it is also the real home of design: it is not only Artek, the Finnish design company founded in 1935 by Alvar and Aino Aalto, it’s Iittala, Marimekko, Arabia, Aarikka, Jopo… Design comes in daily and you will easily find Iittala glasses in bars and restaurants, as well as napkins and paper glasses of Marimekko offered in Finnair flights. In the end, the sense of design is just that, in everyday life!  Continue reading Scandinavian design in Helsinki: Design district, shopping destinations and a culinary stop

Holidays in Salento with children: paradise has a name and is called Vivosa Apulia Resort

We live near the sea, on Italian Adriatic coast, we lived abroad in many cities on the sea, we traveled so much… and after the long weekend spent at Vivosa Apulia Resort my question was: why didn’t we travel here before?!

Salento stole our heart, and the merit is not only a locality that represents an Italian tourist excellence: the merit is mainly of that paradise that Vivosa Apulia Resort represents and which is sublimated by location in Salento.

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