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Discover Brooklyn in 2 days – A week in New York

New York is not only Manhattan, it’s Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx… so many very different districts that are also worth the detour. In this article I’m taking you on a ride to Brooklyn. I hadn’t set foot there on my first trip to New York and what a shame, but sometimes, timing is too tight and you leave the less touristy neighborhoods too easily, at least at the time. For this second visit we chose to spend 2…

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Week-end escape in Berlin – Day 2&3

  Day 2: Tiergarten After waking up with panoramic views on the city and an amazing breakfast, we are off to explore the Tiergarten district. Today’s menu : See the city from high at the Panoramapunkt,Potsdamer Platz, visit the Reichstag and explore the Tiergarten, biggest park in Berlin.       Staatsoper Unter den Linden (Berlin Opera) On the road, quick stop in front of one of Berlin’s three operas “Staatsoper Unter den Linden”. According to Voltaire “the most beautiful…

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Week-end escape in Berlin – Day 1

We heard a lot about Berlin, sometimes described as alive and dynamic, sometimes as cold, destroyed and without any charm… We wanted to have our own idea so we went there for a week-end! Travelling mid-October we expected to get out scarfs and gloves, well no ! It was Indian summer, over 26 degrees all weekend. And believe me with the sun we do not live at all the same experience!   Day 1: Friedrichshain – Mitte Leaving Paris-Charles de…

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Explore Venice in 3 days

Venice: its canals, its gondolas, its little streets; welcome to one of the most romantic cities in the world. Romantic but not only, it’s above all an atypical city, full of beautiful stories and with an atmosphere that you won’t find anywhere else. I made the choice to go there with friends, it may seems surprising but in the end we weren’t the only ones to have made this choice. Of course it’s not Ibiza, do not go there to…

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Venice – Travel Tips

Venice is probably one of the most beautiful and the most atypical city in the world. Many tourists flock there and it’s sometimes difficult to find a good accommodation or a good restaurant among the thousands that you will find. Here is a few tips that can help you plan your trip.   Best time to go: No matter when you choose to go, you should know that the city will be crowded anyway. We left in June and the…

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