Keukenhof – The flower garden of Europe

#uniquedestinations Tulips from Netherlands are world famous. If you want to see the Dutch tulip fields in bloom, you should visit the country in April and May. This is the same period in which the biggest flower park in the world, Keukenhof, opens its doors to welcome every year almost 1.5 million visitors, who come here…

Faroe Islands – The “hobbit” village really exists

#uniquedestinations The Faroe Islands are in the North Atlantic Ocean, located 320 kilometres northwest of Scotland, halfway between Norway and Iceland. They are an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. The Islands are a natural paradise with a scenery that will leave you breathless. On these islands there are houses looking a lot like the “hobbit” village from “Lord of…

All’ Antico Vinaio : The world’s best sandwich

  Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and in the whole world. Millions of people come here to admire the artistic and architectural marvels of this city, made by some of the most famous and important artists in human history. But Florence has also a strong culinary scene with restaurants serving…

A zip line across time zones and countries

Zip lines have become extremely popular all over the world. In adventure parks, jungles, lakes and mountains, zip lines could be found everywhere. But there is a zip line where a passport (or E.U. Id) is required. It is called LimitZero and starts in Sancular de Guadiana in Spain and ends on the other side…

Vagonetto – Take a ride in a mine

#uniquedestinations Vagonetto is a mining park in Fokis (Fokis Mining Park), on mountain Parnassos, near Arachova and Amfissa. It is the only thematic park of this kind in Greece and one of the very few in Europe (like the National Coal Mining Museum in UK, the Estonian Mining Museum, Hallstat in Saltzburg and Wieliczka Salt…

Nemi – The strawberry village

#uniquedestinations If you are in Rome, probably the best and easiest day trip you could make is to visit Castelli Romani. Just 20 klm southeast of the Eternal City begins the gentle climb through the forests of Coli Albani to the 13 Castelli Romani villages. The mountain is actually the long-extinct Volcano Laziale, which has…

Oberammergau – Attend the show that takes place every ten years

#uniquedestinations Oberammergau is a little town located in Bavarian Alps, not far from Munich. The town is famous for its woodcarving tradition, which is kept alive since 1520 and also for the magnificent painted facades of its buildings. The citizens of the town have created real masterpieces, that represent biblical scenes, peasant paintings, local fairy…

Gaudi’s Barcelona (by Travellers Bazaar)

The Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi left his infinite mark on the city of Barcelona. His influence is everywhere in the city and his most famous works are described in this wonderful video : Related post (about Barcelona) : 8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time