Staying in Girona: All you Need to Know

I came across the city of Girona while looking up the surrounding areas of Ryanair Airport locations on Google maps.  From a satellite view, Girona looked like the ideal destination for travellers who like a little bit of “city-life” balanced with natural areas for exploration.  Girona’s location also makes it an ideal base to discover … Continue reading Staying in Girona: All you Need to Know

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Girona, the Heart of Catalonia

Girona is the first place I’ve visited that I felt I could make my home, whether for a summer or for a longer term.  I was there in August 2016.  It’s been a little over 6 months since my stay in Girona and I’ve only managed to write about it just yet.  The experience felt … Continue reading Girona, the Heart of Catalonia

A Day on Monte Isola: A Quaint Mountain-Island in Lake Iseo

If you thought admiring mountains from afar is enchanting, wait till you’re ambling through one.  Monte Isola (Lake Iseo, Lombardy, Italy) is the largest lake-island, not only in Italy, but in the whole of central and southern Europe. With a total area of 12.8 square kilometres, the island rises to a peak of about 600 … Continue reading A Day on Monte Isola: A Quaint Mountain-Island in Lake Iseo

Lovere: The Ideal Place to Stay & Explore Lake Iseo

45 minutes outside of Milan Bergamo airport there’s a little town called Lovere. It’s one of the many towns and villages around Lake Iseo. The lake is the 4th largest in Lombary, and is almost equally divided between the provinces of  Bergamo and Brescia.  The first thing that got my attention amidst the preliminary-googling-phase was the … Continue reading Lovere: The Ideal Place to Stay & Explore Lake Iseo