Rome attractions – The Crypt of the Capuchins

Skeletons, skulls and bones in the city centre of Rome:We came to Piazza Barberini in search of Tony's razor part, but what we found was something more macabre! At the foot of Via Veneto, at no. 27, is the the church of Santa Maria della Concezione, better known as the Capuchin Church. Beneath … [Read more...]

Murano and Burano – Venice’s famous islands

Venice lagoon's popular islands:If you only have a short time in Venice and want to explore the islands of its lagoon, the most popular ones are Murano, Burano and Torcello. These three can be covered in the one outing and can be reached by the public vaporetti. The vaporetto ride on Venice's … [Read more...]

Rome Shopping – Castel Romano Designer Outlet

Rome Shopping - Designer Outlet Malls:Rome is shopping heaven and people who love fashion and all things stylish will make time to shop when in Rome.  Designer outlet malls or villages have become very popular in Europe and more and more designer discount outlet malls, shopping villages and … [Read more...]

The Mall – Florence Designer Outlets

More than one outlet to spend your money at:Florence, city of art and culture has another treasure at its door steps - Designer Outlets.   To the north you have the McArthur Glen's Barberino Designer Outlet and to the South there is The Mall.Apart from these two large groups, some of the … [Read more...]

Rome Shopping – Fashion District Factory Outlet

More shopping outlets in RomeAnother of Rome's Shopping Outlet villages is Fashion District who claim to be Italy's largest shopping project.  Fashion District has a network of Factory Outlet Centres in Valmontone, Montova and Molfetta.The Fashion District concept is to create the feel of a … [Read more...]

Madrid Las Rozas – Designer Outlet Shopping

You can shop till you drop in Spain:Those familiar with Outlet Shopping malls in Rome, Paris and London will be familiar with the Chic Outlet Shopping concept in those cities. Travellers looking to do some outlet shopping on their travel in Spain will be pleased to know that Chic Outlet … [Read more...]

Shop in Spain – City Shopping

Spain, a Shopaholic's Destination:You can't avoid shops in Spain even if you wanted to!  No matter where you go, whether it's the big cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia, or the little towns and villages that you happen to be passing through, there are all kinds of shops … [Read more...]

The Mezquita – Cordoba’s unique monument

The Mezquita, a World Heritage site:The Mezquita, Cordoba's Great Mosque is one of the most unique monuments that you'll ever visit. In a world marked by decades of religious battles between Catholics and Protestants and Muslim and Hindus, who would ever have imagined that a mosque with a … [Read more...]

Spain holiday – Food in Spain

Spanish food is delicious:Put very simply, Spanish food is delicious! It's tasty, spicy, vibrant in colour and a has a great mix of fresh ingredients.In this sun-drenched country, grains, beans, fruits and vegetables all grow very well and there is also an abundance of meats, seafood and … [Read more...]