Bonaire: a diver’s paradise

The island of Bonaire is located in the southern Caribbean and is the easternmost of the islands called ABC, i.e. the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The island is located about 90 kilometers north of the coast of Venezuela. ...

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Aruba: The pearl of the southern Caribbean

In the southern Caribbean, off the coast of Venezuela, there are three islands linked to the Netherlands. These islands, based on the initial letter of their name, are also called ABC islands. The letter A of this group of islands ...

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Saint Barthélemy: the Caribbean island of luxury

Saint Barthélemy is a popular tourist destination geared towards the high-end luxury tourist market. The island is small, its surface is just 24 sq km. Once you arrive on the island you can choose from a wide range of attractions. ...

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Sint Eustatius: Fortresses and volcanoes

Sint Eustatius flag

An alternative Caribbean island is the small island of Sint Eustatius called Statia for short. Populated by about 3,000 people, the island is out of the tourist flows that invest a large part of the Caribbean islands. The island was ...

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Fakarava atoll: a diver’s paradise

The Tuamotu archipelago is a large group of islands in French Polynesia formed almost exclusively by atolls. The atolls are flat coral islands that include vast lagoons within them. These islands were originally formed from high volcanic peaks, such as ...

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Luengoni beach on the island of Lifou

Luengoni, Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Lifou Island is located in the center of the Loyalty Islands archipelago. The island is the largest and most populated of this New Caledonian archipelago. The most important inhabited center of the island is the town of Wé which overlooks ...

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The Terraces of Shabadran on the island of Maré

Among the most beautiful places to visit on the island of Maré in New Caledonia there are certainly the so-called Terraces of Shabadran (Terrasses de Shabadran). Located in the southern part of this island of the Loyalty Islands archipelago, the ...

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Pitcairn declared International Dark Sky Sanctuary

Pitcairn flag

The Pitcairn Islands have become the eighth sanctuary on earth and the only group of islands in the world to be designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary by the International Dark Sky Association. In 2018 the four islands that make up ...

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Bouvet: A Norwegian island between Africa and Antarctica

In the South Atlantic Ocean there is a small volcanic island, almost entirely covered by ice: The island of Bouvet. This island is located approximately 2,500 km southwest of Southern Africa. At 4,200 east of Cape Horn, the extreme strip ...

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The Puna: a plateau between Argentina and Chile

Salar de Pocitos, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Puna is a plateau that largely belongs to Argentina and to a lesser extent to Chile. This plateau which extends for 75,000 sq km is located at an average height of around 4,500 meters. From a geographical point of ...

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Travel in the mountains of Central Asia

Passu Cones, Hunza Valley, Pakistan. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Crossing Kyrgyzstan, China and Pakistan A spectacular itinerary, a travel in the mountains of Central Asia, which from Kyrgyzstan through China reaches Pakistan. In part we drive the mythical Karakoram Highway, the road that connects China to Pakistan passing through ...

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Journey to Easter Island: how to do and what to see

I spent almost a week on Easter Island. The island is one of the most remote places in the world. A journey to Easter Island is no joke. Take a geographic map and observe its position you will see that ...

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Persepolis: the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire

Gate of all Nations. Ruins of the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire (Achaemenid Empire), Iran. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Persepolis is the most spectacular archaeological site in Iran. This ancient city is located in southern Iran near the city of Marvdasht. About 60 kilometers north of the city of Shiraz. The city is above all an example of the ...

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Travel to Georgia: In the heart of the Greater Caucasus

Omalo, Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Georgia is a small country where 8-10 day itineraries are usually offered. In such a short time, however, it is not possible to visit some areas of the country, so my choice fell on a longer (two weeks), but more ...

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The Pumice Stone Field in the Puna, Argentina

Pumice Stone Field, Puna, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Exploring the Puna, the northern plateau of Argentina along the Andes mountain range, you encounter landscapes that seem to be from another planet. One of these unique places is located about 40 kilometers from the small village of El Peñón. ...

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The Beqa Valley: the agricultural region of Lebanon

Anjar, Beqa Valley, Lebanon. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Bordered by the two mountain ranges of Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon, the Beqa valley is the most important agricultural area in Lebanon. Mount Lebanon separates it from the Lebanese coast, while the mountains of the Anti Lebanon mark the ...

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How to plan a cruise with the kids. Cruise with children

Andrea and Mattia, Punta Arenas, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Usually, we are not lovers of large boats. In fact, we prefer to organize holidays using other means of transport such as airplanes or cars. We do not like group trips organized with many people, where schedules and times must ...

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Cruising with children: the seasickness

Bow of the ship. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Written by Laura Ramerini. If you have chosen the cruise as a type of trip, remember that you could also deal with the annoying problem of seasickness. This problem manifests itself with nausea and dizziness and it is easy to ...

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The cruise excursions: Cruising with Children

Mattia in Punta Norte, Valdes Peninsula, Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

If you take a cruise with your children one of the most beautiful and interesting things you will do will be the excursions. Point out to your children that it is not just a relaxing trip. The ship offers many ...

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Cruising with children: life on board the ship

Andrea in the ship's library. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

A cruise is often a great way to travel with children. In fact, a cruise with children allows parents to relax and children to have fun, make new friends and get to know the world. All often at really ridiculous ...

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Traveling with children: a different travel experience

Children, Long Island, Bahamas. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

There is something unique about traveling with children, in this case the travel experience is truly different. We noticed an important difference between when we travel with our children and when we travel without children. The people we meet have ...

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Power plugs and sockets used in Europe

What are the power plugs and sockets used in Europe ? Different types of power plugs and sockets are used on the European continent. But in almost all European countries – with the exception of the English islands (United Kingdom ...

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Traveling by plane. Flying with children. All the tips

Maho Bay, Sint Maarten. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Flying with children is a wonderful experience not only for our puppies but also for us. There is nothing to do, to live with them the thrill of getting on a flying vehicle for the first time is priceless, especially ...

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Medicines to pack when travelling with Kids

In the Caribbean with children. The Bahamas islands. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Until a few decades ago, traveling with children represented a brake on the possibility of having a pleasant holiday. But today important Tour Operators have been able to seize solutions to incentivize and make traveling with our kids more attractive, ...

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What to pack: a short list of what to bring in a trip

Packing your suitcase for a trip is always a problematic thing. Although the feeling that accompanies us before leaving for an unknown place and that allows us to dream of our new destination is very beautiful. What to pack is ...

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Travel shoes: the AKU Climatica NBK GTX

AKU Climatica NBK GTX.

On a trip one of the most important things is the right choice of shoes. I usually wear a pair of light travel shoes, classic sneakers, and a pair of hiking boots. I usually wear light shoes for most of ...

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Travel photo backpack: Lowepro BP 250 AW

Lowepro BP 250 AW.

Traveling often in many of us rhymes with photography. We photograph both for visual memories and for passion. Some are content to take pictures with a cell phone. But many others have much more expensive and heavier equipment, such as ...

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How to organize a trip and book online

The plane that connects Stella Maris airport with Nassau. Long Island, Bahamas. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Organize a trip is one of the most beautiful things to do…. the trip itself is beautiful, but the preparation of the trip is also a very interesting and pleasant thing. When I prepare a trip, I fantasize about the ...

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Star Adventurer SkyWatcher: test of the instrument

Photographing the night sky. Sky Adventurer SkyWatcher.

Written by Marco Ramerini. If you have ever tried to take photos of the stars at night, you will have realized that you need a stable tripod to be able to take as long exposures as possible in order to ...

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Photographing the night sky on travel: what to bring

The Milky Way with the Southern Cross and Eta Carinae. Atacama desert, Chile. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

During trips, especially those who have in their itinerary places with dark skies and far from cities, I usually bring with me even a minimum of photographic and visual equipment to observe the night sky and photographing the night sky ...

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