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Let me introduce you to an Italian wine region you probably haven't heard from: Alto Adige or South Tyrol. Alto Adige (in German Südtirol) is one of the smallest wine regions in Italy, but thanks to its geographical location at the intersection between the Alps and the Mediterranean, as well as the point where the German and Italian traditions meet, it is also one of the most multifaceted. If you are a fan of Italian wines and if you are looking for elegance in your wine

Sizzling sausages, Glühwein and gingerbread: it will soon be Christmas market time again. "Finally!", one might say, but what's the best place to visit German Christmas markets? The Rheinland-Pfalz is one of my favorite regions: it has many historically fascinating places such as Trier, Mainz and Koblenz but also charming wine towns such as Bernkastel-Kues and Traben-Trarbach (famous for its outstanding Riesling wines). If you are looking to combine a cultural and gastronomical getaway with the best Christmas markets of Germany, Rheinland-Pfalz is the place to

To celebrate 125 years of Mandarine Napoleon, the brand has crafted an extraordinary version of its liqueur: The Limited Edition Mandarine Napoléon XO Gold. The special edition is a distillate of Sicilian mandarins blended with a 125-year-old Grande Fine Champagne Cognac. Every bottle of the mandarin-infused liqueur in its robe d’or contains a harmonious touch of cognac from 1892: the year Mandarine Napoléon was first available to the public – covered by hand with 24-carat gold, combining craftsmanship, heritage and exquisite quality in and

Did you know that Lisbon also offers excellent opportunities for birdwatching and even dolphin watching?  A 45-minute drive from the center of Lisbon takes you to the Setúbal Peninsula. The vibrant port of Setúbal is the place to be if you'd like to escape the burning sun and go on a breezy cruise to spot bottlenose dolphins in the Sado estuary. This broad, shallow estuary south of Lisbon is of international significance for its breeding and wintering waterbirds. Get on board of the O Esperança

Mini Bar is José Avillez’s first gourmet bar. José Avillez is considered one of the great Portuguese chefs and stands out due to his willingness to go one step further. At Mini Bar, you can expect fine dining with a twist in a bistronomic environment.  A gourmet restaurant in a theatre-inspired decor sets the mood right for a mash-up of fine dining and nightlife. Let the spectacle begin! At Mini Bar, nothing is what it seems. The two menus in Avillez’ bar offer you a chance

Dreamy forests, exotic gardens, and lush hills that roll down to the blue Atlantic. The incredibly beautiful palaces and castles on the top of the hills give the area a magical vibe. It is a perfect day trip if you want to escape Lisbon for a day and wander around in the tranquil streets of this little town and its surroundings. A direct train takes you in less than 30 minutes from downtown Lisbon to this romantic scene where kings and queens used to

Lisbon is one of my favorite travel destinations in Europe. Not only because of its beautiful architecture and great food but mostly because of the amazing vibe that runs through this city. The weather is great, the people are nice and you can easily get lost in its narrow cobblestone streets. Visit Amalfa, take a walk near the Rio Tejo towards Belem or visit the beautiful churches and monasteries of the Portuguese capital. Start your tour at Praca do Comércio, this is the gateway towards

You've chosen the perfect destination, researched the best bars and restaurants around, picked the perfect spot for your accommodation, but the biggest task remains packing your luggage efficiently. And believe me, this makes the difference between having a successful journey and a horrible one. Whether you are traveling for the first time or you're a seasoned globetrotter, there are some basic travel essentials that you should never leave at home. Let me introduce you to my favorite seven travel essentials for a great holiday. Herschel

Are you a heavy packer looking for a dynamic suitcase to travel around the world? Or are you going on a trip for a week and you can’t choose the right clothes, so you decide to take your entire closet? Then the American Tourister Air Force 1 suitcase is just the suitcase for you! This medium-sized hard suitcase combines dynamic design with great protection coming from the durable and super strong outer shell. They come in a range of eye-catching colors like gradient blue, gradient

The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman city near modern Naples and a 45-minute drive from Sorrento. Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The eruption destroyed the city, killing its inhabitants and burying it under tons of ash. Read more about Pompeii here or explore Pompeii with these 20 beautiful pictures.

Limoncello is a sweet lemon liqueur. It was first made at the end of the nineteenth century as an alcoholic beverage by blending lemons, sugar and alcohol. The key to good Limoncello are the natural ingredients that are used such as the famous Sorrento Lemons (IGP). These lemons are a typical citrus variety grown only in the areas around Sorrento. Because of the Mediterranean climate of the Sorrento-Amalfi Coast, the Sorrento Lemons grow a thick and fragrant peel, rich in essential oils which give

Sorrento is a coastal town facing the Bay of Naples, Mount Vesuvius and it is also known as the gateway to the Amalfi coast. Perched atop cliffs that separate the town from its busy marinas, it’s known for sweeping water views and Piazza Tasso, a cafe-lined square. The historic center is a warren of narrow alleys that's home to the Chiesa di San Francesco, a 14th-century church with a tranquil cloister. Sorrento makes a good base for exploring the region’s highlights: Pompeii, good food