Destinations, Europe

One day in Antwerp

(The following is a guest post by Kate the Great, from Elysianmoment blog)

 

Antwerp, is the second largest city in Belgium and has many proud sights to offer. But you’ve probably heard about this pocket-sized city from the movie “Snatch” or you just have good geographical knowledge. Nevertheless Antwerp is famous for a variety of things like the great painter Rubens, fashion and popular design schools, it’s harbour and last but not least a girl’s best friends, diamonds. Architecture is another aspect that makes this little metropolis so special. Most of the structures were built during the medieval times but you can also discover impressive Art Nouveau creations or even varied modern complexes.

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Destinations, Europe

Soaring over Lake Garda

Ever got to a place and thought it is so beautiful that you would like a bird’s eye view of the area? Ever wondered what it would be like to be a bird soaring through the sky? Well I experienced this over Lake Garda when I went paragliding from a hilltop.

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Destinations, Europe

Horsing Around Lake Garda

Giovanni is a jolly Italian man with a passion for leading horse riding experiences in the Alto Garda Park, Lake Garda.  With years of experience, he started his guiding days at the young age of 18 years taking tourists on walking tours of the area. He then taught himself to ride and borrowed horses to take tourists out into the local area, to show off the beauty of the area he lived in. Now with Scuderia Castello ranch, Giovanni has a well run yard with healthy horses and can offer trips from a few hours in length to week long trips.

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