Travel

Treasures of Casablanca (15-12-13)

 

Casablanca is a beautiful city in Morocco, Mediterranean climate and very full of life, is the largest city and major economic engine.

Visit Casablanca is a lovely experience.

There are the typical tourist spots, but also picturesque corners full of charms and magic.

Casablanca shopping is quite a challenge as can be found from carpets to amazing jewelry, many of its treasures are not in routes known by tourists, it is best to hire a local guide and go through alleys looking for these treasures.

 

Italian Gardens /Florence (1-12-13)

 

Florence is a city that seems small, but offers many green spaces to relax, breathe fresh air and walk surrounded of lovely views. A real green ocean full of romantic Italian gardens where you can walk among statues and Renaissance fountains, or visit parks where you can run and lie sunbathing.

 

Autumn in Europe (3-11-13)

 

Autumn has begun, and already the trees stand out colors of sunset. Yellow and orange tones invade our view, dead leaves at the ground by wind-blown, the morning dew, the cool of the evening, the rain, nuts, ...

No doubt the autumn landscape is beautiful, and there are places where there is a better view of this season sometimes so short.

In Europe we can enjoy the autumn in a especial way, autumn is short, but it is a very cozy season, inviting fireplace and hot chocolate , to walk across the country, and a good glass of wine in good company.

 

Italian Gardens /Roma (28-09-13)

 

When we think of Italy is easy that comes to mind its architecture, sculpture, his painting ... what everyone might not know is that Italian gardens and parks are one of the most important artistic and landscape architectural heritage of this country.

Therefore, with the aim of developing them and stimulate interest in these natural wonders, in 2003 was created the award for most beautiful gardens of Italy, which is elected each year from more than 550 gardens and parks across the peninsula .

We visited Tivoli Gardens, the Villa Adriana, Villa d'Este and the Farnesina palace and the city of Viterbo to whet our appetite.

The second core of attention are the gardens of the Borgias in Rome itself, the well-known Villa Borghese.

The third area focuses on the gardens of Bomarzo.

The fourth element is Frascati and the Villa Aldobrandini, one of the most important noble families of Italy. The images of the palace and the gardens are breathtaking.

 

Paris (14-09-13)

 

Capital of France, is known as the City of the Light.

La city is the most popular tourist destination in the world with over 42 million foreign visitors per year.

It has many of the most famous and admired monuments of the world : the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral , the Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe , the Sacré Cœur , the former Hospital of the Invalides , the Pantheon ,the Arch of the Defense , the Opera Garnier and Montmartre district , among others.

It also hosts world-renowned institutions : the Louvre ( the most famous and most visited museum in the world) , the Orsay Museum and the National Museum of Natural History of France , as well as an extensive system of higher education of international standing.
Paris has many nicknames , the most famous of which is the " City of Light " ( la Ville lumière ) , a name that refers to its fame as a center of arts and education, but also ( and perhaps for the same ) to its early adoption of street lighting .
The Champs Elysees has been called " the most beautiful avenue in the world" , is one of the main shopping streets of Paris.

Originally a garden, it has become a great avenue - promenade linking the Arc de Triomphe to the Square of the Concorde .

In this square , on both sides of the Rue Royale , there are two stone buildings : the Marina Hotel , and the luxurious Crillon Hotel.
Nearby, the Avenue Montaigne , is home to luxury brands such as Chanel , Dior and Givenchy ( Paris is also called fashion capital of the world ).

Also the Place Vendôme is famous for its luxury hotels and trendy ( Hotel Ritz and Plaza Vendôme ) and its jewelers .

Within the same sector is the “Gold Triangle” which is an elite area of Paris between Avenues Montaigne , Georges V and a stretch of the Champs Elysees , known for high fashion, and is home to major brands such as Hermès and Christian Lacroix.

 

Granada (7-09-13)

 

It was the capital of the Kingdom of Granada Zirí , during the eleventh century , and the Nazarí Kingdom of Granada between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries.

After the capture of the city by the Catholic Kings remained Castilian capital of the Kingdom of Granada , which was a simple territorial jurisdiction and remained until 1833 , at which time there was a new provincial division in Spain , still in force . Its municipal shield holds the titles of ' Very noble, very loyal, appointed , large, very famous and heroic city of Granada . "

Granada is a receiver core of tourism because of its monuments and the closeness of his professional skiing station , as well as the historic area known as La Alpujarra and also the part of the coast known as Costa Tropical.

Among its historic buildings , the Alhambra is one of the largest in the country , declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1984 , along with the gardens of the Generalife and the Albaicin .

Its cathedral is considered the first Renaissance church in Spain .

Granada is one of the jewels of Spain and one of the most visited places by tourists from around the world .

The one that was long-time capital of Al Andalus , or muslim Andalusia , offers some of the most important memories of this time in Spanish history, with the world famous Alhambra at head of list .

Walk through beautiful gardens , charming narrow streets filled with flowers or sit in one of those typical taverns to to taste the famous ham Trévelez and the wine of the region. Here you can breath the centuries of history that will surround you anywhere you are.

Maybe go up to the mountain of Sacromonte, where you can go into the caves to the gypsy flamenco shows .

In these famous caves of Sacromonte Gypsies lived for centuries, and still do some, developing a magnificent craftsmanship.

Another great attraction of Granada are the Fiestas and large Folklore from Moorish and Christian roots .

And in Granada all play in unison , to geography, to make you love her .

Located at the foot of the " Sierra Nevada " (whose peak, Mulhacen , with its 3478 meters high, is the tallest of the Iberian Peninsula ) offers excellent conditions for winter sports , on the other hand , is very close to the Mediterranean coast , which makes it an ideal place to visit at any time of the year.

 

Florence (24-08-13)

 

Capital of Italy between 1865 and 1871 during the Italian Unification, in the Middle Ages was an important cultural, economic and financial center.

Lived its heyday following the introduction of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany under the rule of the Medici dynasty.

Florence is the town where was originated in the second half of the fourteenth century the artistic movement called Renaissance, and it is considered one of the cradles of world art and architecture.

Its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site in 1982, and it highlights medieval and Renaissance works like the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce, Palazzo Vecchio and museums such as the Uffizi, the Bargello or the Accademia Gallery, home to the David of Michelangelo.

Florence is one of the most popular tourist cities in Italy because it has lots of attractions for visitors. Florence, a Renaissance city in the heart of Tuscany, home to some of Italy's best museums, beautiful cathedrals and churches, and interesting streets and squares with elegant buildings and shops, which are mostly located in the historic downtown.

Florence is the perfect city for shopping.

There are different types of shops, 'Tornabuoni street is of compulsory stop and it was famous for its aristocratic pedestrians, today is full of luxury shops such as Ferragamo, Gucci, Armani, etc..

You can also make luxurious shopping in the Vigna Nuova Street where are the shopwindows of Versus-Versace, Valentino and other luxury brands.

 

Miami (17-08-13)

 

Miami is an American city located in the southeastern part of Florida around the Miami River, between the Everglades and the Atlantic ocean.

It is considered a global city of importance in finance, commerce, media, entertainment, arts and international trade .

It is home to many company headquarters, banks, and television studios.

It is also an international center of popular entertainment in television, music, fashion, film and performing arts.

The Port of Miami is considered the port that has the largest volume of cruise ships in the world and is headquarters also of several cruise line companies.

In addition, the city has the largest concentration of international banks across USA.

One of the obligatory stops on the city if you are traveling to Miami is its now famous boat ride to see the mansions of the 'celebrities'.

Some of the celebrities who live in 'Sun City' has its residence in one of the exclusive artificial islands located in the Bay which separates Miami from its younger sister Miami Beach.

Among the mansions that can be seen on this tour are the Puerto Rican Tito Puente or the Cuban singer Celia Cruz, Ricky Martin or his neighbor Alejandro Sanz.

Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, or actors Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith, also have a home in this area, like the king of martial arts movies Jacky Chan, and Paul Hogan, Australian actor who stars Crocodile Dundee .

Miami is definitely a place to spend a few days of sun and sand, among the celebrities or quietly enjoying an aperitif, in a club or in a dolphin show, there is plenty of attractions you might like.

 

Welcome to Miami.

 

 

Ibiza (10-08-13)

 

Ibiza is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea and forming together with the de Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera the Balearic Islands archipelago in Spain.

The island is very famous throughout the world for its parties and clubs, which attract many tourists. Among the most famous clubs include Space, Pacha, Privilege Ibiza, Amnesia, Café del Mar, Es Paradis and Ushuaia Ibiza.

The Ibiza harbor area also attracts many tourists for its nightlife.

During the summer, many of the top music producers and DJs go to work to Ibiza, having one night a week dedicated to them at some club.

For example, in 2009 Carl Cox Carl Cox & Friends played every Tuesday at Space, Pete Tong at Eden every Friday Wonderland, Tiësto at Privilege Ibiza every Monday. In 2012 David Guetta played every Monday in Ushuaia Ibiza. Many of these DJs use Ibiza as a platform for presenting new songs and tracks of house music, trance and techno.

This week Paris Hilton, who is addicted to the island, worked as Dj in a famous disco, we all know of her passion for the night and parties, and surely this she found in Ibiza.

 

Caribbean (03-08-13)

 

The Caribbean Sea is an open sea tropical of the Atlantic Ocean, located at the east of the Central America and northern South America.

Bordered on the north with the called Greater Antilles, Cuba, La Española (Haiti and Dominican Republic) and Puerto Rico, located at the south of the Tropic of Cancer, on the east by the Lesser Antilles, on the south by Venezuela, Colombia and Panama, and on the west by Mexico, Belize and Guatemala, and Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

In the immensity of the coast, there is a huge amount of beautiful beaches where you can relax, play sports, sunbathing, or just enjoy of this wonder of the nature.

It is known that the Caribbean is a destination par excellence where whoever really knows its beaches will stay struck by the beauty, magic and grandeur of its landscapes.

 

Seychelles (27-07-13)

 

Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar, with a total area of 455 km ².

Its capital is Victoria, the only city in the archipelago, located in Mahe Island, inhabited by a third of the population.

It has the only international airport and port of the country, which receives flights from the international airports in the world, as the main source of foreign exchange is tourism.

Seychelles is what is known as a tropical paradise.

The unspoiled islands with beautiful beaches and a sea with excellent conditions for diving enthusiasts.

It has a tropical climate with temperatures annually range between 25 and 30 ° C, with very rainy months from November to May when are hit by monsoon winds.

In Seychelles, time seems to have stopped and no one seems to want to rush it.

It is a destination for those travelers who enjoy the pristine beaches, the natural contact, the water sports and exclusiveness.

It's a place to go without haste or watches, to blend into the scenery and forget about any concerns of "real world".

Warm beaches, clear waters, giant stones of unique forms, huge turtles and natural parks where diving. And a rustic accommodation but luxurious and comfortable.

 

Greece (20-07-13)

 

Greece is a perfect destination for all types of holidays, whether in family, couples or friends.

All tourist attractions that you may be looking for, you will find on these islands: history, beautiful beaches, natural attractions, archeology, gastronomy ... this holidays your perfect moments await you in the Greek Islands.

This large and dispersed group of about 5,000 islands and islets located in the Aegean Sea and of which about a hundred are inhabited, is an exceptional place to explore on your holiday in Greece.

Mykonos Island is among the most famous throughout Greece for several reasons: it is charming, funny, beautiful and now renewed by a sophisticated tourism.

Mykonos Island has a vibrant night, great shopping and one particularly attractive is their nudist beaches both as non-nudist beaches.

Beaches are the largest in all of Greece and very selected when traveling to Europe, this certainly is a beautiful destination for a holiday near the beach or ideal for a honeymoon.

 

Capri (13-07-2013)

 

The island of Capri is an Italian island in the Tyrrhenian Sea located on the south side of the Gulf of Naples, in front of the Sorrentine Peninsula.

It has been a famous place of beauty and resort since the time of the ancient Roman Republic.

Administratively, the island belongs to the region of Campania, Province of Naples.

The main features of the island are portrayed on postcards: the “Marina Piccola” (Small Harbor), the Belvedere of Tragara, which is a high panoramic promenade dotted with villas, the limestone masses that stand out of the sea (the 'Faraglioni'), Anacapri , the Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra).

Above all are the ruins of the roman villas.

Capri is a tourist destination for both Italians and foreigners.

In the '50s, Capri became a popular destination for the international jet set.

The central “Piazzetta” (square) of Capri, although retains its modest urban architecture is full of luxury shops, expensive restaurants, and paparazzi on the hunt for celebrities.

 

Marbella (6-07-2013)

Marbella is a city in southern of Spain, belonging to the province of Málaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.

Marbella is located on the Mediterranean coast between Málaga and Gibraltar Strait, and in the foothills of the Sierra Blanca.

With 136.322 inhabitants is the second largest city in the province and the eighth of Andalusia.

It is also one of the major tourist towns on the Costa del Sol and throughout most of the year is center of attraction for international tourism mainly due to its climate and its touristic infrastructure.

Although less known, the city also has significant archaeological and several museums and performance spaces as well as a cultural calendar with events ranging from reggae to opera.

During the summer time there is a 30% increase in population due to the arrival of tourists.

Marbella has an endless variety of activities: museums, golf courses, a spectacular and exclusive shopping route, fine dining, theaters, shows, etc. ...

The most searched in Marbella are certainly its beaches, a total of 24, all beautifully maintained, with bars and restaurants with glamor, celebrity yachts, luxury clubs, etc ... Marbella has it all, it is worth visiting, see you in Marbella.

 

Venice (29-06-2013)

 

 

Venice is a city in northwestern Italy.

It is also the capital of the Veneto region and the province of Venice, receiving the nickname of "La Serenissima".

Its historic center is one of the largest islands in the Venetian lagoon.

The city is built on 118 small islands linked by 455 bridges, if we include the islands of Murano and Burano.

You get to Venice from the mainland by the Liberty Bridge, which accesses the Piazzale Roma.

Inside the city, there is no traffic.

Public transportation is done by boats called "vaporetto".

There are many places of interest to see: St. Marcos's Square, Doge's Palace, Basíca of St. Marcos, Basilica of Our Lady of the Salute, many beautiful churches, St. Marcos's Library, Teather " La Fenice", etc ... the list is huge and each place has its history and beauty, but certainly the Venice Carnival is one of the main attractions and it is world famous, the costumes that they put on are characteristic of the eighteenth century and abound the "mascheras nobile".

You can find many celebrities through the streets of Venice with the costume of this pagan, but one of the most beautiful in the world.

 

Barcelona (22-06-2013)

 

Barcelona is a Spanish city, capital of the autonomous community of Catalonia, is the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid.

Located along the Mediterranean Sea, just 120 miles south  Pyrenees and the French border.

Today, Barcelona is recognized as a global city for its cultural, financial, trade and tourism.

Barcelona has a pleasant climate and is famous for its beaches in summer are full of tourists, you can eat well and it offer art and monuments which are worth seeing, the most famous are: Las Ramblas, Gothic Quarter, the Cathedral, the Church of Santa Maria del Mar, the Modernist building of La Pedrera, the Spanish Village, the mountain of Tibidabo, etc..

Surrounding villages are also very charming and worth visiting, it is best to be at least a week in Barcelona, otherwise you can not see well this wonderful city.

 

Rio de Janeiro (15-06-2013)

 

Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, in Portuguese) is the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city in Brazil.
It is world famous for its beaches, for the carnival and the statue of Christ the Redeemer.
With a tropical climate all year round, it is ideal to go to the beaches during the week, so empty that remain.
They represent the ideal choice to relax and enjoy Rio.
Rio is the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro, where the Brazilian city receives more international tourists.
Its inhabitants are called Cariocas.
It is known worldwide for its beaches, for the "Garota de Ipanema" (Girl from Ipanema), geography and monuments such as the Sugar Loaf.
Rio de Janeiro is one of the tourist capitals of the world, its long beach of Ipanema and around the city offer the traveler many attractions of sun and sand but also artistic, cultural and gastronomic.
Rio de Janeiro has one of the longest beaches in the world with over 4 kilometers long
Rio is also one of the football capital of the world, in this town play teams Flamengo, Fluminense, Botafogo and Vasco da Gama.
The city vibrates with sports either in stadiums or on the beaches, where they carried out hundreds of sports.
In addition, Rio is one of the major economical, cultural and financial  
centers of Brazil, and last but not least, is the first tourist destination in Latin America.


Seville (8-06-2013)

 

Seville, Spanish Town, the capital of the region of Andalusia, in southern Spain.

Its old town is the largest in Spain and one of the largest in Europe.

Among its most representative monuments is the Cathedral (which includes the Giralda), the Alcazar, the Archivo de Indias and the Torre del Oro, with the first three World Heritage.

The Maria Luisa Park, the Park of the Delícias or the American Garden are precious.

Holy Week and the April Fair are world famous, the city is full of people, locals and also from the rest of Spain and many foreigners.

There is an spectacular atmosphere.

In the architecture of Seville have left evidence the civilizations that have inhabited the city, with a wealth of monuments very important, both in civil and religious buildings, influenced by Romans, Visigoths, Arabs, ... In the historical and artistic heritage of the city can be seen severa styles such as Gothic, Moorish, Renaissance, Baroque, etc..

Everyonem  should visit Sevilla at least once in his life, try their "tapas" in their quaint bars, see the orange trees of the streets in the spring, look to the Guadalquivir river from a terrace, but the best of Seville might be his people, that is super friendly and hospitable.

Seville has a special color.

 

Radda in Chianti (1-06-2013)

Radda in Chianti is an Italian town in the province of Siena, in Tuscany.
The region is located between Florence and Siena and is considered the heart of Tuscany, is famous worldwide for its wine, its wine tradition dates back to the thirteenth century.
In each locality are wineries, castles, hills covered with vineyards, magnificent forests of chestnuts, oaks and quaint medieval landscapes.
You can enjoy this paradise in the various hotels that the region offers, hotels full of comfort and tranquility to stay and taste their delicious dishes, accompanied of course by a glass of Chianti wine.

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