Tuscany is famous for its natural hot springs and steaming thermal spa resorts, but how do you know where to go? Search no more. Here is how to choose a spa in Tuscany, and a rundown on some of the best Tuscan spas, natural pools and hot springs resorts. Choosing a spa in Tuscany Renting […]
Europe Travel - who can resist it?
What is it about Europe that gets the travel excitement buzzing through your veins? The baguettes in Paris (not to mention the champagne)? The Tuscan hills? The shopping in Milan? All of the above and more, of course.
From historical towns to alpine hiking, there are so many things to do in Europe it causes a hailstorm of travel excitement just thinking about it. It can also be overwhelming. Do you choose the out of the way island in Croatia or the tried-and-true tours of top sights in London and Paris? The Europe travel blog posts below will help you sort out where to go, where to stay and what to do there.
And don't miss my Top European Destinations post for a helpful overview of great places in Europe to visit.
The fabulous Chateau de Chenonceau, the ‘Ladies Castle’ in the Loire Valley of France inspires passion like no other chateau. A visit to Chenonceau is to delve into one of the most scandalous rivalries in French history, that of Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici, Queen of France. Chateau de Chenonceau: a gift […]
Travelling to London, England, and want to explore the world of the upper crust? Then get yourself to the elegant West End neighbourhood of Mayfair. But before you go, get in the know and read these 5 quirky things you might not know about Mayfair. 5 facts about Mayfair you might not know After I wrote about London’s posh […]
With its elegant Neoclassical architecture and graceful colonnades, the Czech spa town of Marianske Lazne, or Marienbad, is one of the most appealing spa towns in Europe. If you’re going to spend one day in Marianske Lazne, here’s what to do. A historical Czech spa town Ever since my first visit to Marianske Lazne, when I discovered the gargling pavilion, I […]
Visiting Chateau de Chambord in the Loire Valley, France, is a glimpse into Renaissance history, architectural glory and the reign of the French king Francois I. Here is everything you need to know to plan a visit to the largest chateau in the Loire Valley. Built by Francois I of France It must be nice […]
Looking for a fun activity in Versailles? What about a photo shoot? Immerse yourself in the 18th-century French court by channeling Marie Antoinette at Costumes and Chateaux in Versailles. Channeling Marie Antoinette Have I mentioned I’m very elegant? So was Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, with her ornate court dresses and elaborate ‘poufs’ – towering […]
If you’re looking for unique Paris attractions, the Grand Museum of Perfume – Le Grand Musée du Parfum – is Paris’s newest and most fragrant museum. Here is everything you need to know for a sweet-smelling visit. Paris attractions: the Grand Museum of Perfume I had no idea perfume could be so deadly. Illuminated boards at the new […]
Whether you’re with your significant other or not, romantic Paris at Christmas is not to be missed. Here’s what to see, what to do, and how to enjoy it with an AWOL husband. Romantic Paris at Christmas I’d tried to convince my husband to join me in Paris after my #FestiveFrance Blogger Trip to France. What […]
If there is one place that does the festive season right, it’s the Loire Valley of France. Here’s a quick rundown of how Christmas in the Loire Valley chateaux is celebrated. Christmas in the Loire Valley chateaux There are two ways you could look at spending Christmas visiting Loire Valley chateaus. One, it will absolutely ruin your […]
When it comes to spontaneous travel, the #FestiveFrance Bloggers Challenge 2016 is spontaneous to the max. I’m flying to France to celebrate some holiday sparkle … I just don’t know where I’m going to FIND that sparkle. Follow along, vote for your favourite destination on the Atout France #FestiveFrance website, and you could win a trip to France. UPDATE: I […]