Let’s talk about Chateau de Versailles and its gardens. The palace was built in the 17th century during the reign of Louis XVI. Did you know it was a hunting lodge before it was a palace? Everything about it is grand. The fabric, furniture, paintings and architecture within the palace are magnificent. Many of the rooms were the definition of “all gold”. You won’t be able to miss all the mirrors, which used to be a sign of wealth. The gardens are just as impressive as the palace.
Okay, I’m bored in the house and I’m in the house bored. It’s been so monotonous being stuck at home. if you’re anything like me, you can’t wait to travel and explore again. There is nothing more exciting than travelling to places you’ve never been before and experiencing new cultures. We might as well make most of our time at home and start planning our next travels.
This foodie guide shares some of the best places to eat and drink in Catalonia’s capital city. The food in Barcelona is incredible, so deciding where to eat can be overwhelming. This post lists some of the must-eat restaurants in Barcelona. And all of this without breaking the bank.
Barcelona is magical! It’s one of my favourite cities. I visited Barcelona in august for the second time. But this time, I made a list of my favourite things. We stayed for five days, but I feel like you can roam around in this city for a year and still discover new things. This will be a list of a few highlights, some touristy, some less touristy. In other words, this list is a mix for an unforgettable stay in Barcelona!
When we visited Lisbon, our hostel proposed to go to Sintra. We had no idea it was so close to Lisbon. We hopped on the train since we had no car. The ride took about 45 minutes. Also, the train ticket was only 4,50 euros. So it’s very cheap to go and so worth it! We only had a day, but we easily could have stayed a day longer. When you arrive at Sintra station, you can walk towards the centre. It’s not that far, just a bit uphill. There is also a bus stop next to the station if you want to go straight to one of the castles. I recommend taking the bus and not one of the hundreds of tuk-tuks as they’re more expensive.
Verona is well-known over the whole world. The city has Shakespeare to thank for that. I think it’s safe to say that everyone knows the story of Romeo and Juliet. And yes, the city is truly as lovely as the story goes. Only nowadays, Verona is a little more touristy. Nonetheless, it’s one of my favourite cities in Italy! We visited Verona as a day trip, so we mainly had to limit ourselves to the tourist highlights. Luckily, we had just enough time to explore some of the little streets in the inner city too.