Spring weekend in Normandie

I go to Normandie several times a year so I am lucky to learn all seasons. French people joke that Normandie is a champion for the number of rainy days, that is why… Continue reading

Castellammare del Golfo: where to go for a day trip

Despite all my declarations that I need relaxed beach vacations, after couple days on a beach I am getting crazy. I need few days to recharge my little battery. After it is time… Continue reading

Castellammare del Golfo and the hotel La Battigia

I should tell you honestly that it was a challenge to find a good hotel in that region of Sicily. There are plenty hotels, apartments and guesthouses in Trapani and Marsala. However, if… Continue reading

Medieval Erice

Could I imagine while selecting a flight to Trapani, that, apart from the port, busy town with chaotic traffic and a nice pedestrian zone I would find a tiny old town just few… Continue reading

Trapani, a gate to Sicily

Sicily was on my travel list somewhere in the middle – not exotic enough, compare to Asia or Caribbean islands, still Italy, where I had already been, and within Europe. I have changed… Continue reading

Picardie at summer time: Dunes at Somme Bay and charme of Le Crotoy

If you follow my blog for a while you probably has already read a post about dunes in Somme Bay, a natural reserve on the border of the sea with perfect white sand… Continue reading

L’Avenue Verte London – Paris, a cycling route in Normandie

If you like bicycling as much as I like it then you should definitely try the Avenue Verte in Normandie. Actually, Avenue Verte is a part of a very ambitious project which, once… Continue reading

Beautiful Amiens at summer time

Amiens is on my way to Normandie and I by pass it several times per year. Although, I didn’t really visit it until summer 2015. Now I ask myself why. Amiens is a… Continue reading

Czech Switzerland: heaven for geo tourism

What do you know about Czech Republic? Good beer, cheap (nowadays not so cheap) food and hotels, land of castles and fortresses, mineral water resort, full of German pensioners and Russians. It is… Continue reading

Bicycling in the Stanley Park in Vancouver

It took me 11 years to right this post and share the pictures I made during my trip to Vancouver, Canada. Back in 2005 I couldn’t imagine that I would go to Canada… Continue reading

Zoo of Lille

I was surprised to learn that Lille has its own Zoo. Moreover, this Zoo is pretty big and it is free of charge. It is a heaven for kids and their parents may… Continue reading

Festival of soup in Lille

Have you ever heard that Lille hosts the international soup festival ? Yes, there is soup festival and yes, it can be international. Every spring during last 15 years, on 1st May, streets… Continue reading