• Destinations,  Instagram-Spots,  Italy

    Rome – Instagram Guide: 10 Spots in the Eternal City

        Hello everyone and welcome back to the Instagram-spots section! – Go to Rome, close your eyes, click the shutter button and I’m pretty sure you’ll end up with something good. That’s it. Okay, let’s stop joking and come with me on a 10-spots journey through the most instagrammable places of Rome, the capital of Italy! I’m Italian and believe it or not, it took me 24 years before finally paying a visit to this city! Did I mention I visited 26 different countries before traveling to the capital of mine? Okay, I think I have embarrassed myself enough for today. I’ll probably skip the part where I tell you…

  • City guide,  Destinations,  Scotland

    City guide: Edinburgh

      Once again welcome back to ToscaTravels – * bagpipes playing in the background * It’s time for a brand new city guide! This time we’re heading to the capital of Scotland: Edinburgh. I’ve always been charmed by this country and by telling you my experience, I hope you will be too.     Here’s what you’ll find in this guide: useful and concrete information about the city, how to get there, what to see/do, where to eat and where to stay. Let’s see why Edinburgh could be your perfect next destination!     Without further ado, let’s get this guide started!      – USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT EDINBURGH –     Let’s…

  • Destinations,  Instagram-Spots,  Scotland

    Edinburgh – Instagram guide: my top 10 spots

      Hello everyone and welcome back to the Instagram-spots section! – It’s time to bring you to one of the most Instagrammable cities not only in Europe, but probably in the whole world. I’m talking about Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland! This city has been on my bucket list since a very long time and it didn’t only meet my expectations, it’s gone far beyond them. Since the whole city is a true gem for every kind of photographer, it’s been quite difficult to choose between the wide range of photogenic spots this city has to offer. This is a personal selection of Insta-worthy spots, but there are many others…

  • City guide,  Destinations,  Morocco

    City guide: Marrakech

      Once again welcome back to ToscaTravels − It’s time for a brand new city guide! This time we’re heading to a new continent: Africa. I’m going to share with you my experience in one of Morocco’s major cities: Marrakech!   Here’s what you’ll find in this guide: useful and concrete information about the city, how to get there, what to see/do, where to eat and where to stay. Marrakech is not a city, it’s a life experience, let’s discover why.       – USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT MARRAKECH –   Let’s begin with some basic information, so you can find out how to approach Marrakech:   Location: Marrakech is one of Morocco major cities…

  • Destinations,  Hotel review,  Slovenia

    Hotel review: Grand Hotel Toplice – Lake Bled

    Welcome back to ToscaTravels! – It’s finally time to introduce a new blog section: HOTEL REVIEW!     There’s no better way to inaugurate this section with a special collaboration that allowed me to visit one of the most wanted destinations ever! I’m talking about Lake Bled! You’ve probably already heard about this place as it’s considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Visiting Lake Bled is like jumping into the pages of a fairy tale: the scenic landscape of Slovenian alps, rowing boats riding across the lake and that peaceful atmosphere you only can find in this kind of places. I’ve been invited by the most…

  • Destinations,  Instagram-Spots,  Portugal

    Lisbon – my list of insta-worthy spots (with exact location)

    Hello everyone and welcome back to the Instagram-spots section! – I’ve probably waited too much to write this post but my intention is giving to you what Lisbon gave to me: a huge amount of photography inspiration. This list is the result of personal experience, a detailed research, mistakes and dozens of walked kilometers. I usually pick few spots in order to share the very best insta-corners of the places I visit, but this time is going to be different. I decided to pick 10 spots because it would have been a crime to hide just a single one of them. Let’s deep dive in this paradise of tiles and…

  • City guide,  Destinations,  Hungary

    City guide: Budapest

        Once again welcome back to ToscaTravels – I’m ready to guide you in a new city! This time we’re flying to Hungary, more specifically to its capital, which is often nicknamed “the Paris of the east”, the one and only, Budapest.   Here’s what you’ll find in this guide: useful and concrete information about the city, how to get there, what to see and where to eat. I hope you’re ready to be hit by the beauty of Budapest, because you will.     Without further ado, let’s get this guide started!      – USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT BUDAPEST –   Let’s begin with some basic information, so you can have…

  • Destinations,  Instagram-Spots,  Sweden

    Stockholm – 5 Instagram spots you should know before you go

    Hello everyone and welcome back to the Instagram-spots section!   It’s time to travel north, very north, to one of those countries you would never think to visit in winter, at least without thinking “Am I crazy?”. Of course I am, that’s why I travelled to Sweden in January.  I’m obviously talking about Stockholm! The gorgeous capital of Sweden, located on the shores of Baltic Sea and icon of Scandinavia. I spent a short time in the city but it’s definitely been enough to categorize Stockholm as a photography paradise. You can check all of my pictures from Stockholm on my Instagram feed.      Without further ado, here there are…

  • City guide,  Destinations,  Poland

    City guide: Gdańsk

      Once again welcome to ToscaTravels – It’s time for a new adventure, a new country, a new city! This city guide is about a gorgeous hidden gem located in northern Poland, Gdańsk.   Here’s what you’ll find in this guide: useful and concrete information about the city, how to get there, what to see and where to eat. If you still don’t know what Pierogi are, you’ll thank me later.     Why should you visit Gdansk? If I could describe Gdansk with a single word, it would be underrated. As travelers we all know there’s no better word to hear when we’re talking about our destinations. Let’s see why.     –…

  • Destinations,  Instagram-Spots,  Latvia

    Riga – 5 Instagram spots you need to check

    Cost: 6€ adults – 3€ students/children – 15€ guided tours. Tip: Riga isn’t a crowded city but this is the busiest spot, so be patient and wait for people to go. Frontal perspective is the best one. Best time to go: Sunrise (in winter there’s no light until 9am). (Crowd level: high)     2) Holy Trinity church.   Cost: Free. (2€ one way by bus) Tip: This spot isn’t located in central Riga. Take bus 54 from the train station (cost: 2€) and get off at Nometņu iela stop. Best time to go:  Any time of the day (avoid holy mass times). (Crowd level: low)     3) Restorāns 1221.  …