It feels good to be back in Turin, even though the smog is worse than ever due to the cold weather inversion and coal-fueled heritage. The streets are sparsely populated this dark evening, since the air is cold and spring is still a distant memory.
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Some hotels in the world are steeped in myths and lore. Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles is arguably one of the most legendary hotels in the world, with equally legendary guests.
Last time I was in Oslo, the Opera house was the new poster boy of the harbor. Since then it has been construction time again, to borrow the name of the acclaimed third album by Depeche Mode.
The Wild Atlantic Way is a strange and wonderful thing. It stretches all along the western coast of Ireland for 2600 km of narrow windy roads.
As I look down on the city of Bergen from nearby mountain Fløyen, I try to understand the unique atmosphere of this place. Bergen is jammed tightly between fjords and seven mountaintops, nicknaming it “city of seven mountains”.
After several visits to Paris spread across four different decades, it feels bittersweet to once again wander alone along the narrow streets.
Budapest is a very popular destination in the summer, and with good reason. The capital of Hungary has lots of things to discover and everyone will find something to their liking.
Some cities are often closely associated with a landmark or historic location. Most people think of Rome if they see a picture of the Colosseum and the Eiffel Tower is the ultimate symbol of Paris.
Lyon is a charming city with lots of things to discover. For instance, the Fourvière hill has a stunning basilica with great view of the area, easily ascended by funicular. The old town features small alleys and the city is renowned for its great food.
As the pandemic is starting to lighten its grip for some areas in the world, many armchair travelers such as myself smell the morning air once again. One of the most interesting places I’ve visited in recent years is Cape Town.