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This blog is a helpful guide and source of inspiration. We write about our own travels around different parts of the world and of our experiences, and hopefully this will inspire your next trip!
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Architectural dream in Umbria, Italy

Architectural dream in Umbria, Italy

If you are planning your next holiday to be in Italy – then I would have a look at MORAVOLA ! In the mountains of Umbira Architect Christoper Chong has spent 6 year reconverting this old watchtower into a beautiful architectural delight and retreat. Read more about the work Christopher Chong underwent in restoring the...
Rome Hotel - Relais Orso

Rome Hotel – Relais Orso

If you’re planning a trip to Rome, then have a look at this little and stylish hotel Relais Orso. Situated on a narrow side street in the middle of the city, I think it looks very authentic and calm – somewhere you can relax before conquering the city sites. I was recommended this hotel and...
We ♥ the Italian Riviera

We ♥ the Italian Riviera

Portovenere with its colorful houses and small narrow streets – Picture source – Travel Habit / September 2012 Last summer we visited the Italian Riviera (essentially another name for the coast of Liguria), which is known for its old fishing ports, beautiful landscape, wealthy Italians tourists and colour-splashed buildings. Many villages and towns in the area are internationally known, such...
This is why we LOVE Rome!

This is why we LOVE Rome!

Picture – Spiral stairs of the Vatican Museum, Source: Travel Habit Two  weeks ago, I spent a couple of days in Rome with my husband and my parents. Even though I have only visited Rome once before (about 10 years ago), the Italian capital has always been my favourite city in Europe. After living in Australia, where most...
Postcard From Rome

Postcard From Rome

Name: Irina Age: 34 Nationality: Swedish Profession: Trying to figure out what I want in life whilst working as a store manager in a Scandinavian interior design shop. Lives in: Sydney (has lived in Rome) About me: Happy puppy with a strong passion for Italy where I’ve lived three times already. Currently living in Bondi...
How to: Spend your Summer in Tuscany

How to: Spend your Summer in Tuscany

We decided to spend our holiday in beautiful Tuscany and rented a house in the hills above Lucca. We arrived at our house a bit later than expected because we drove from Munich and got caught in the traffic chaos, which heaps up around the motorway exits to Lake Garda (another popular destination). So plan...
Tuscany through my lens....

Tuscany through my lens….

I will write you a guide over Tuscany and a few of it’s amazing places to visit….. but first, as a teaser, here are some pictures for you! :) click on the picture to see it in a larger version. (picture source – Travel Habit)
Postcard From Amalfi

Postcard From Amalfi

Name: Patricia Westermann Thomassen Age: 30 Nationality: Danish Profession: Event Manager & founder/owner of Who’s Copenhagen Agency Lives in: Copenhagen, Denmark About me: “To travel is to live” a wise man once said :) …and that is so true. All my life I’ve been travelling a lot with my family, boyfriend and friends and I...
Ballooning over Tuscany

Ballooning over Tuscany

I just came back from my holiday in Lucca, Tuscany, and one of the most amazing things we did on this trip was to fly in a hot air balloon. Approx. 1000 meters above ground and in our case over the clouds, we experienced a scenery like no other I have ever seen. The air...
Monaci delle Terre Nere, Sicily

Monaci delle Terre Nere, Sicily

I really don’t want to write too much about this hotel, or rather B&B with it’s only 6 rooms, the pictures really speak for themselves. Set in the amazing countryside and on the slope of Mount Etna, Monaci delle Terre Nere oozes magnificent and bold interiors. You have open door to a small piece of...
La Bandita - Tuscany

La Bandita – Tuscany

I’m really getting warmed up before our trip to Italy, which is in about two weeks. Can’t wait to get some sun and steady weather, i.e. no unpredictable outburst of rain showers, followed by sun, then rain, then wind and then sun…. I’m sure most of you living in Northern Europe can relate to the...
Beautiful Hotel Lungarno in Florence

Beautiful Hotel Lungarno in Florence

( Florence, picture source – Travel Habit )  When visiting Florence a couple of years ago, we stayed at this amazing boutique hotel, Hotel Lungarno. The hotel is located in the heart of the city within walking distance of Florence’s most famous sights such as Church of Santa Felicita and Uffizi Palace, Ponte Vecchio and Cathedral of Santa...
Amazing Amalfi Coast and Capri... La Dolce Vita!

Amazing Amalfi Coast and Capri… La Dolce Vita!

I love Italy! The food, the wine, the people, the language, the landscape and the sun – everything! After spending a couple of days in Florence (check out Hotel Lungarno, an amazing boutique hotel) and Siena (south of Florence), we travelled – in a yellow Fiat 500 – to the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy… The Amalfi Coast is...
Around Tuscany

Around Tuscany

I’ve been spending time researching things to do on our holiday to Florence & Lucca this Summer. And I found this great website with loads of good tips and information on how to travel around Tuscany, things to do and what to see and of course I want to share this with you!! On the...
Il Palio, Siena - Italy

Il Palio, Siena – Italy

Your summer event in Tuscany, Italy. When I was researching things to do on our holiday in Tuscany this summer, I was told about an amazing event ‘Il Palio’. This event takes place every year, in the little town of Siena. It is a horse racing event and has existed since the 1700’th century and is to be...
Holiday in Tuscany

Holiday in Tuscany

Are you planning a trip to Tuscany, Italy? I was recommended a website www.danitalia.co.uk, when planning our summer holiday. Danitalia is a Danish company founded by a Danish woman who works from Lucca, Italy. They can tailor make your trip to Tuscany and have a great selection of authentic Italian style cottages, houses and apartments....