20 Photos from Burano, Italy’s Most Colorful Town

Burano, is a little Italian island about 45 minutes by boat from Venice. We missed out on visiting this colorful fishing town the last time we were in Venice and wanted to make sure we visited it this time around. It is very similar to Venice but a little more Read More …

One day Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary: Cliffs, Colorful villages & Views

Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, the Amalfi coastline traces the southern shore of Salerno Gulf in Campania, southern Italy can be reached from Naples, the Italian capital of pizza.  The Amalfi drive (formally Strada Statale 163) – from Sorrento to Amalfi is a narrow road along the Tyrrhenian Sea with Dramatic mountain cliffs, Read More …

One perfect day in Saint Tropez : A Provencal escape!

Saint Tropez, the Côte d’Azur seaside town, is a Romantic Port of call which became a spectacular resort destination after World War II.  Drawn for its unbeatable setting and glamorous vibe, St Tropez saw an influx of artists of the French New Wave then the European and American jet setters came along. The legendary actress Read More …

Hiking in the Upper Engadin, Listening to cow bells, trying Walnut tarts : Our favorite Summer things to do in St Moritz

St. Moritz, the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism is a holiday resort town in Switzerland and seems like a well kept secret.  It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice and guests from all over the world appreciate the modern Alpine lifestyle and winter sporting opportunities the area provides but you Read More …

Why Northern Italy in November is a great idea

We have been to Italy a few times before, but when Mr.Suburbia mentioned that he saw tickets to Milan at a great price and we jumped on it and booked a Thanksgiving trip to Northern Italy.  While most Italian itineraries are set on summer getaways – here is why we Read More …

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc : A French Riviera getaway in Cap d’Antibes

Nice was nice but was a little crowded for us. The French Riviera that we had envisioned was a little different than what we were experiencing in the towns of the Cote d’azur.  The beaches along Promenade des Anglais were beautiful but covered with galets, hard round marble-like pebbles sometimes as large Read More …

A Day trip to see the Candy Cane Arches : One day in Cordoba

We took a train from Seville to Cordoba to visit the Candy Cane double arches of Mesquita – also called the Grand Mosque or Cathedral of Cordoba. Can you see Cordoba in a day? Absolutely! Here is a look at our one day in Cordoba, a quick and easy day Read More …

10 Easy Adventures in Iceland : Glacier Hikes, Iceberg closeups, Walking between Continental plates

Iceland fittingly called the land of Fire and Ice has some of the most remarkable landscapes on the planet. No wonder it keeps climbing up the charts for the best Adventure and Luxury vacation. The landscape changes every 30 minutes when you are driving around the island on the well-paved Ring Road and Read More …

Amazing Andalucia : A 7 day Itinerary to see the Best of Southern Spain

Flamenco dancers, horse carriages, bright bougainvilleas, tapas, and elaborate Moorish castles are what is in store when you visit Southern Spain.  While westerners spell Andalusia with a ‘s’, Spaniards spell it as Andalucía!  Andalucía called Al-Andalus (Arabic for “land of the west”) was a Moorish empire for 781 years, from 711 Read More …