What to visit on a day trip to the Iceland’s Golden Circle

The itinerary known as the “Golden Circle” is the most beaten touristic route of Iceland.  If you stay in Iceland only a few days, Reykjavik plus the Golden Circle attractions will be probably the main highlights of your visit. Despite including many beautiful natural attractions, the Golden Circle’s route is relatively short. In fact, the … Continue reading What to visit on a day trip to the Iceland’s Golden Circle

Wandering in the city of Vikings: a city guide to Reykjavik

According to the Landnámabók (the Book of Settlements ) composed between 11th and 12th centuries and narrating the earliest Icelandic history, the Vikings established into Reykjavik after that Ingólfur Arnarson, one of the first Icelandic settlers, threw the symbol of his family power, seven high-seat pillars, into the sea to determine  in which place he … Continue reading Wandering in the city of Vikings: a city guide to Reykjavik

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens – An Italian Renaissance Villa in the heart of Miami

When I heard for the first time the name Vizcaya it sounded me like an exotic word with a Spanish/Portuguese heritage. It was funny to discover that James Deering, the owner of the Villa, wanted to create exactly this impression naming his Florida house as the known Vizcaya Bay in the Spanish Basque Country. However, … Continue reading Vizcaya Museum and Gardens – An Italian Renaissance Villa in the heart of Miami