Finland /

The Best Aurora resorts and northern lights hotels in Finnish Lapland

Why would you go to Lapland in the middle of winter, a pitch-black freezing place in the middle of nowhere? Well, for one good reason: to see the northern lights. Nowadays, visitors can experience the marvelous northern lights from the comfort of luxury cabins. Best time to visit with the highest chance of seeing nature’s finest spectacle is anywhere between November and March. Read along to find my top picks of the Best northern lights hotels and finest aurora resorts in Lapland.

Italy /

How to spend a week in the beautiful region of Lombardy in Italy

How to spend a week in the beautiful region of Lombardy in Italy2019 flew by so fast but I had time for one last trip to the beautiful region of Lombardy in Italy. We landed in Milan, the capital of the region. But although this city is really beautiful we decided to skip it this time. After all, Lombardy has so much more to offer, it would be a shame not to go outside of the city. In fact, there is a lot to experience in Lombardy, from visiting a violin maker’s workshop to doing a snowshoe hike in the mountains near Gerola Alta. I’m going to tell you all on how to spend a week in Lombardy.

Belgium /

[Dutch] Visum nodig? Online makkelijk je reisvisum aanvragen met VisumBuitenland.be

Bij het plannen van je reis vermijd je ongetwijfeld liefst de administratieve rompslomp om een visum aan te vragen. Veel reizigers vinden het aanvragen van een visum een moeilijke oefening. En als je dit aan een reisbureau overlaat moet je hen alle informatie verschaffen, met het risico op fouten. Hoe weet je of je een visum nodig hebt voor een bepaald land? Is er een verschil als je op vakantie gaat of voor zaken naar het buitenland moet? Zijn er bepaalde voorwaarden of beperkingen in tijd? Dit alles kom je te weten op VisumBuitenland.be.

Cruise /

My amazing cruise with the MSC Grandiosa!

In early November I had the chance to embark on the MSC Grandiosa, the newest cruise ship ofthe highly popular European cruise line MSC Cruises. This brand new cruise ship is currently the flagship of the entire MSC fleet. There’s absolutely no bigger or better cruise ship in the line-up. Moreover, the MSC Grandiosa is currently the sixth-largest cruise ship in the world and has a few amazing features that might blow some of the competition away. Read my review to find out if this magnificent cruise ship really lives up to her name!

Hotel reviews, Morocco /

Discover the 9 Most Instagrammable Riads in Marrakech

Morocco and more specifically Marrakech is a popular holiday destination and this also shows on Instagram. And let’s be honest, we all want to show off the beauty on Instagram. I mean I can’t blame you, there’s something very rewarding about making a beautiful picture. Some of the Riads in Marrakech are so beautiful on their own, you don’t have to put much effort in trying to take a great picture there. Read along to find out which are in my opinion the 9 most instagrammable riads in Marrakech!

Greece, Hotel reviews /

8 of the most luxurious resorts in Crete

Every year, millions of tourist visit Crete for holiday. Crete is an amazing island and I would recommend anyone to go there. Believe me, if you’ve been there once, you would want to go back! But there’s an infinite amount of hotels to choose from, which makes it hard to make the right decision. If you’re like me, you want everything to be perfect during your holiday. Maybe you’ve been saving up all year for it so it would be a shame if the hotel of your choice was not quite up to standard. Or perhaps you’re looking for that perfect resort to spend your honeymoon? Look no further, Crete is the place to be. Let me list 8 of the most luxurious hotels in Crete for you. Some of these resorts rank among the most exclusive hotel properties in the world.

Hotel reviews, Italy /

5 of the best luxury hotels along the Amalfi Coast

Only the best is good enough for the wealthy traveler. The most discerning travelers among us are in search of the most exquisite hotels and resorts. And what better place to search at, than at the stunning Italian Amalfi Coast? A place that oozes classic luxury and comfort. Behind the colorful facades, you’ll find some of the most luxurious hotels the region has to offer. Read along to find out which are in my opinion the 5 best luxury hotels along the Amalfi Coast!

Hotel reviews /

8 Best luxury hotels in the Alps and Prealps

The Alps and its outliers, whether it’s in Switzerland, Austria, France or Italy, are a beautiful region to go on holiday. The region is known for both camping and skiing. But when you’re a discerning traveler and you’re in need of a bit more privacy and luxury, choosing a hotel might be a tad more difficult. I give you my list of the 8 best luxury hotels in the Alps.

Italy /

It’s time for FORME and the World Cheese Award in Bergamo, Italy this weekend!

It’s time for FORME and the World Cheese Award in Bergamo, Italy this weekend! Those of you who’ve been following me on Instagram know that Italy has a special place in my heart. More specifically, South Tyrol and Lombardy are two of my favorite regions. And speaking of Lombardy: there’s an exciting event coming up in Bergamo! From the 17th to 20th of October, Bergamo becomes the European capital of cheese with “FORME”: 4 days of events dedicated to arts of the dairy!

La Réunion /

Most instagrammable spots in La Réunion: PART 3 + 2 bonus tips!

The island of La Réunion (Île de la Réunion in French) is becoming increasingly more popular to visit. Ile de la Réunion is  an overseas department and region of French. Familiar road signs, speaking French, free data roaming and paying in Euro, hurray! The island is mostly visited by French people, but partly due to the effect that Instagram has on tourism, this is rapidly changing. Only a handful of Instagram influencers have been to La Réunion so far and I was happy to be one of the first. Now I’m sharing my experiences to make your trip in La Réunion even more awesome. Having explored every corner of the island, I present you the 13 most instagrammable places in La Réunion! Today in part 3: the best viewpoints of the island!

La Réunion /

Most instagrammable spots in La Réunion: PART 2

The island of La Réunion (Île de la Réunion in French) is becoming increasingly more popular to visit. Ile de la Réunion is  an overseas department and region of France. Familiar road signs, speaking French, free data roaming and paying in Euro, hurray! The island is mostly visited by French people, but partly due to the effect that Instagram has on tourism, this is rapidly changing. Only a handful of Instagram influencers have been to La Réunion so far and I was happy to be one of the first. Now I’m sharing my experiences to make your trip in La Réunion even more awesome. Having explored every corner of the island, I present you the 13 most instagrammable places in La Réunion! Previously in part 1 I spoke about the volcanic wonders. Today in part 2: the most beautiful waterfalls of the island!

La Réunion /

Most instagrammable places in La Réunion: PART 1

The island of La Réunion (Île de la Réunion in French) is becoming increasingly more popular to visit. Ile de la Réunion is  an overseas department and region of France. Familiar road signs, speaking French, free data roaming and paying in Euro, hurray! The island is mostly visited by French people, but partly due to the effect that Instagram has on tourism, this is rapidly changing. Only a handful of Instagram influencers have been to La Réunion so far and I was happy to be one of the first. Now I’m sharing my experiences to make your trip in La Réunion even more awesome. Having explored every corner of the island, I present you the 13 most instagrammable places in La Réunion! Today in part 1: everything that has do to with the volcanic activity on the island!

Hotel reviews, La Réunion /

Villa Delisle Hotel & Spa: post-colonial charm in the heart of Saint-Pierre, La Réunion

In June I went on holiday to La Réunion, and because I wanted to see the entire island, I needed a place to stay in the south of the island. This way, I could use that hotel as a starting point  to explore the entire southern part of La Réunion! I found my paradise within paradise at Villa Delisle in Saint-Pierre, the largest town in the southern part of La Réunion. I must say I really enjoyed this intimate hotel with modern facilities and Creole interiors. Read along to find out why.

Malta /

All you need to know about taking the ferry to Gozo

As you might have seen on my Instagram, I spent a couple of days in Gozo, Malta’s second largest island. Gozo is a popular day trip destination to escape the busy atmosphere of the Malta’s main island. There’s only one way of getting there: taking the ferry. Whether you’re going for a day trip or stay for a couple of days like me, here’s all you need to know about the ferry to Gozo island.

Malta /

My favorite attractions in Gozo

Last may I got to spend a few days in Gozo. I skipped Malta for the most part and headed straight to Gozo. Most people only go to Gozo for a day trip, as it’s only a short ferry transfer away. I spent four days in Gozo but could have easily stayed a couple days more without feeling bored. Heck, dare I say I would stay in Gozo and do a day trip to Malta instead of the other way around? Continue reading to see which are my favorite free attractions and things to see in Gozo.

Malta /

Five cool activities to do in Gozo

Gozo is Malta’s second largest island, and it’s a lot quieter than in Malta. In my previous blog posts I explained how to get there, and what beautiful natural attractions the island has to offer. Although it is a lot more quiet on Gozo than in Malta, there is so much to do and see that you can easily spend a week here! Most people only go on a day trip but I strongly recommend you to stay for a longer period. You won’t regret it. And for those who prefer a more active holiday, I present you five cool acitivities to do in Gozo.