• Alfama

    Today we are in… Lisbon!

    As we are preparing for landing at Lisbon’s airport, we are approaching and passing over the city. And as it is already dark, the estuary of the Tagus River is a black spot underneath us with just two bridges – the 17 km long Vasco da Gama and the shorter, but no less unique with […]

  • Palermo-1

    Today we are in… Palermo!

    There is something for everyone in Palermo – for the architecture lovers there are plenty of samples of Greco-Roman, Byzantine, Arabic and Norman art, of the Gothic art and the Baroque in all their splendor. For the fans of the sea the beaches near the Sicilian capital provide for a divine holiday with breathtaking views […]

  • Alhambra

    Today we are in… Andalusia!

    The first time I landed in Malaga was in the end of January. Starting from the exit of the airport, I began taking off my clothes layer by layer, which I had piled on at the -15 degrees in Sofia. By the time I got to the hotel, I was already wearing short sleeves. Not […]

  • York

    Today we are in… York!

    If you have read the previous article – the one about the cacao, you probably remember that after the United Kingdom royals kept the chocolate all to themselves for 17 years, in 1847 Joseph Fry of Bristol finally made it available to the general public. Two years later, the loved by all British John Cadbury […]

  • Nancy

    Today we are in… Lothringen!

    The people of Lothringen are neither completely German, nor completely French. Over the centuries, the borders between the two counties of Alsace (Elsass) and Lothringen (Lorraine) have steadily been under, whether German or French, dominion. And, although Alsace deserves no less attention with its picturesque towns, today Lothringen (Lorraine in French) is the one on […]

  • Puglia

    Today we are in… Puglia!

    You may ask why Italy again? Well, because isn’t it obvious – Italy is the cradle of the culinary arts. Although the word “gourmet” is French, the truth is that the French owe their cuisine mostly to the Italians. When in 1533, Catherine de’ Medici, heiress to one of the richest and most influential Florentine […]

  • Napoli

    Today we are in… Naples!

    Italy! A country of beauty, love, history, art. There is nobody, who once in touch with the incandescent passion of the Italian people, has not fallen in love for life with Italy. That is the reason why the test that this country of love is passing through right now is like a knife to our […]