Returning to Bagno Vignoni, serendipity alive
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Returning to Bagno Vignoni, serendipity alive

 “Square of sources” – Photo by Gonçalo Figueiredo Ever just visit a place that seemed right out of a fairy tale – one of those charming towns that you really can’t believe withstood the test of time throughout so many centuries? The kind of place that sends shivers down your spine once you take that first … Continue reading

A guide to romantic Lisbon, Portugal
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A guide to romantic Lisbon, Portugal

Truth be told, I have been obsessed with Lisbon ever since we got back from our #winteroadtrip from the south of France to Portugal this past December. Five days of living it up with my partner in crime and I really think we got the most of our vacation, it was non-stop walking, eating, drinking and experiencing. … Continue reading

Villa Las Tronas in Alghero, Sardinia – luxury on the waterfront
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Villa Las Tronas in Alghero, Sardinia – luxury on the waterfront

Alghero sweet Alghero – jewel of a town on the gorgeous, mysterious and truthfully bewitching island of Sardinia (Sardegna in Italian). Me and Frenchy made this town our ferragosto (famous holiday in August) escape for a long weekend and stayed at Villa Las Tronas Hotel & Spa on our first night in Alghero. Very centrally located … Continue reading

Breakfast with a view on via tornabuoni
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Breakfast with a view on via tornabuoni

Discovering yet another rooftop with a view in Florence is my own personal holy grail. I adore any view overlooking my city and the one that I most recently discovered happens to be on top of boutique hotel Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni -  one of the famous ‘tower houses’ in the city. According to their site ” It … Continue reading