Colonia del Sacramento A waiter calls out to me as I walk down one of Colonia’s many cobblestone streets. The well-dressed Uruguayan is holding out a glass of wine, trying to entice me into the restaurant. “Come, try. Wine for you.” It’s a tempting offer after walking through the heat for the past couple of […]
Built more than 400 years ago, this villa in the Italian town of Tivoli is one of the finest examples of renaissance architecture and gardens in the world.
The ruins of Hadrian’s epic compound in Tivoli show an insight into the wealth and power of the Roman Empire in the second century.
The best museums in Florence Every part of Florence seems like a gallery, with streets full of magnificent artworks on display, dazzling visitors each time they turn a corner. But go through the doors and you’ll find even more treasures, with more than 70 museums in Florence, covering different topics and eras. To help you […]
The mysterious Etruscans is one of the greatest races that never was. They founded Rome and the civilisation it became… yet we know so little of them.
The most important old urban settlement in Montenegro was in the mountains above the city of Bar. And Old Bar (Stari Bar) is still quite magnificent today.
It’s hard to find parts of the European coast that aren’t full of tourists. Each year, the crowded areas just grow. But here’s a tip for the future!
Although the capital of Montenegro, Podgorica, is not a pleasant place for tourists, it’s the opposite at the old royal capital of Cetinje.
The best Mafalda cartoons. And the story behind how this little girl changed the views of Argentina… and maybe South America.