Walking the ramparts of Dubrovnik Sailing around Croatia

Walking the ramparts of Dubrovnik Sailing around Croatia

Croatia has islands. Approximately 1400 of them. It also has a beautiful coastline, lush green hills and small towns with stone houses and red tiled roofs. Plus the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. And, as if those were not enough, it has Dubrovnik, with its extremely well preserved fortified old town. So we, [...]

Saint- Émilion – A Jewel of a Town

Saint- Émilion – A Jewel of a Town

When a place is especially beautiful, the French call it a bijou or a precious jewel.  In that sense, Saint-Émilion is definitely a bijou in the heart of Bordeaux with its narrow streets, monolithic church and vineyards which have survived intact from 11th cc. Rooftops, Saint- ÉmilionToday Saint- Émilion and all the surrounding area is [...]

Lago Di Como

Lago Di Como

What is it about the mountains and the sea that makes them so captivating that I can sit and watch them for hours ? Maybe because they both change from magnificent to menacing at a moment's notice. But as I gaze into them from my balcony at San Giorgio Hotel at Lake Como, the surrounding [...]