Lost in Mentone

Since I was just a child I loved to go to Mentone: it was our regular day trip every time we were at the sea. Me, my sister, my mom and my grandparents used to wake up at the sunrise in order to catch the train that would take us “abroad”. Mentone was just a…

Brunch time @Pluk

If you love the Nordic style, flowers, super trendy smoothies, cake and pancakes, then you cannot miss Pluk. Located in one of the ‘9 Straatjes’ (one of the best areas in Amsterdam), this coffee place quickly became a must see for the ‘Amsterdammer’ and, also thanks to huge success on their Instagram page, for tourists.…

Bye bye Switzerland

In two days I will leave Switzerland permanently and it starts to hit me that, after 4 years in this green country, it is time to say goodbye! As many of you know already Switzerland has never won over my heart, however, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic lately. Catherine was born here and I have…

One day in Alsace

Last Saturday we took advantage of the good weather and we went to a fairy tale village! Colmar is a colourful town situated in the region of Alsace, close to Germany and Switzerland. It is located along the Alsace wine routes so it is well known by tourists; it also hosts a rather famous Christmas…