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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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What to see in Turku in 24 hours: Museums, restaurants, hotels and relaxation…

If they call it the Paris of Finland there is a reason!

Turku, Finnish capital during Swedish domination, has Paris’s sparkling atmosphere, certainly less composed than other Finnish cities. It is young, thanks to the many students attending the university, dynamic, crossed by the river Aurajoki that, just like the Seine, marks the rhythm of bars, restaurants, cruises and nightlife.

Turku has left a special place in our heart, perhaps a little nostalgia because it was the last stage of BlogTour dedicated to Finland, perhaps because we could not devote to this beautiful city the time we wanted. And that surely it would have deserved. Continue reading What to see in Turku in 24 hours: Museums, restaurants, hotels and relaxation…

Unusual Finland off the tourist path: on the road crossing Karelia towards Kajaani… and a dream manor house!

When you talk about Finland you think about Helsinki, Turku, Tampere, Lapland, nature…

As I told you in this article, visiting Finland during summer can be advantageous because you can easily follow a route by car, which would otherwise be slow and quite snowy in other months…  Continue reading Unusual Finland off the tourist path: on the road crossing Karelia towards Kajaani… and a dream manor house!

What to see in Helsinki: Museums, transport, accommodation

Helsinki has the fascination of a Scandinavian capital with a Russian twist: in its architecture, in its composure and at the same time in the love for design, you can easily read the signs of the influence of the dominations that this beautiful city had in the course of history.  Continue reading What to see in Helsinki: Museums, transport, accommodation

Holidays in Italy: 6 resorts for your mind and body

Holiday also means regenerate mind and body, detach from everyday life and find time for yourself: I’ll tell you 6 destinations for holidays in Italy where you can enjoy relaxation, good food, SPA treatments… to start again in September with more charge than ever! Continue reading Holidays in Italy: 6 resorts for your mind and body

Brasserie Thomieux: a romantic dinner (with kids) in Paris

Nulle table ne peut remplacer le partage d’un repas simple orné d’une touche d’amour et d’amitié. (No table can replace sharing a simple meal with a touch of love and friendship)

If you have walked on the beautiful Esplanade des Invalides and you want to stop for lunch or dinner, if you want to reach a Rue (Saint-Dominique, to be exact) from which take a nice picture of the Eiffel Tower, if you want to enjoy a refined meal in an elegant and romantic place, in addition to being one of the best local Parisian restaurants, just mark on your travel carnet Brasserie Thomieux.

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Sightseeing Cruise on Seine: Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches

We have been in Paris so many times and we had never been able to arrange a sightseeing cruise on the river Seine!
Why? Once the river was in full, more than once it was too cold, another time we arrived late at the reservation box office…
We made it this time! A Sightseeing Cruise on Seine is certainly a comfortable, relaxing, suitable for adults and kids, even more than recommended for children who will certainly be fascinated by the navigation on the river. An unforgettable experience. Continue reading Sightseeing Cruise on Seine: Compagnie des Bateaux-Mouches

What to see in Montmartre with Kids

We have often traveled to Paris, many times even with Sissi, but the memory of Montmartre was so far only ours, a romantic memory as a couple.

Montmartre was for us Place du Tertre, its artists, its flowers, an Easter mass in Sacre Coeur Church. It was that little restaurant on the corner with the red façade found by accident. It was the rain and not a taxi… It was our hands tights and a kiss in the rain Continue reading What to see in Montmartre with Kids