Discover the Life and Art of Michelangelo in Florence, Italy

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Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it Michelangelo Buonarroti Few people had as much of an influence on Western art as Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, known simply as Michelangelo. Despite spending most of his life in Rome, Michelangelo considered himself a […]

Where to Stay in Ghent, Belgium: The Best Areas for All Travellers in 2022

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Ghent is one of Belgium’s not-so-hidden gems. Medieval gable-roofed buildings and monumental Gothic spires keep watch over meandering canals. It has a cityscape to rival that of Bruges, its more famous – and much busier –  neighbour. But which are the best areas to stay in Ghent? With first-hand knowledge of the city, this is […]

Where to Stay in Málaga, Spain: The 7 Best Areas for All Travellers

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One of Spain’s loveliest cities, Málaga is the perfect destination for a sun-soaked break with a twist of culture. This beachside city has a rich history, is crammed with art galleries and museums and has a charming old town. But which are the best areas to stay in Málaga? Armed with first-hand knowledge gained as […]

The Perfect Solo Trip to Florence: Solo Travel Guide to Italy’s Renaissance Gem

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Are you planning a solo trip to Florence but are not sure where to start? This is where I can help. As an experienced solo traveller and a visitor to Florence many times over, I have the first-hand knowledge that you need to plan your perfect solo vacation. Dive into my guide to solo travel […]