Travel Rants

Tuk-tuk: the most annoying thing in Lisbon?

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016

The peaceful Moorish alleys of Lisbon are invading by stinky and noisy tuk-tuks dragging a heavy load of tourists. Is it really necessary? Is it possible to promote tourism in a city without destroying it in the process?

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Myanmar (Burma)

Where to Eat and Sleep in Myanmar

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

Booking cheap and good quality accommodation in Myanmar can be tricky, and so is finding a good place to eat. Here’s our best tips for Mandalay, Bagan and Kalaw

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Rome

A Week in Rome

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016

My suggestion for a trip of 7 days in Rome, touching the basics but also exploring the city off the beaten track, including a couple of day trips to the seaside and to the charming hills, a paradise of peace and food.

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Iceland

Iceland: What’s the best travel guide?

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014

Choosing the right travel guide and map is crucial for the quality of your trip. We weren’t happy with our choice and this is what we’ll do next time we’re in Iceland

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Recent Posts

Tuk-tuk: the most annoying thing in Lisbon?

Tuk-tuk: the most annoying thing in Lisbon?

The peaceful Moorish alleys of Lisbon are invading by stinky and noisy tuk-tuks dragging a heavy load of tourists. Is it really necessary? Is it possible to promote tourism in a city without destroying it in the process?

A Week in Rome

A Week in Rome

My suggestion for a trip of 7 days in Rome, touching the basics but also exploring the city off the beaten track, including a couple of day trips to the seaside and to the charming hills, a paradise of peace and food.

Tips for a Visit to Rome

Tips for a Visit to Rome

Some useful tips for your visit in Rome: where to sleep where to eat, how to move around and how to save money!

Monsters in the Lagoon: Cruise Ships in Venice

Monsters in the Lagoon: Cruise Ships in Venice

Venice is such a romantic place that most of the time we forget that to allow so many people to visit it we are destroying it.

Bike Sharing in Milan: How to Use BikeMi

Bike Sharing in Milan: How to Use BikeMi

Flat and small, Milan is the perfect city for cycling. Or it would be, if it wasn’t for those pebbled road. But now with the bike sharing scheme and new cycling lanes moving across Milan is a breeze