City Break Moscow

As we woke up the first morning of our late September city break Moscow and opened the curtains at our Penta Hotel room’s window we saw a quiet, empty street below. The golden-onion domed Savior of the Christ glimmered in the morning light not far away to the left. One of the famous Russian gothic and baroque style skyscrapers, … More City Break Moscow

Venice, La Serenissima

Venice, La Serenissima is unlike any other city in the world. A unique maritime power in the medieval and early modern world, this gateway to the Orient situated in the heart of a lagoon, in the northeast Italy, still has a spirit and soul that leave you speechless. Call us blinded by the clichées, but Venice … More Venice, La Serenissima

5 Things Madeira

One of the ports of our Norwigian Spirit cruise in December 2018 was Funchal, Madeira. Madeira is located only about 800 kilometres from African continent, whereas the capital of Portugal is 1200 km away. For both of us this was the first time on the island and in Portugal, for that matter. We booked a … More 5 Things Madeira

10 Roman Moments

We understand Fellini very well. His words describing the eternal city (talking about his movie ‘Roma’) with the layers of decades, centuries both visible and hidden everywhere. In ‘Roma,’ I wanted to get across the idea that underneath Rome today is ancient Rome. So close. I am always conscious of that, and it thrills me. … More 10 Roman Moments