DIY: Day trip to Versailles from Paris

A daytrip to Versailles is from Paris is highly recommended if you’re looking to get away from the City of Light for a few hours, especially if you have the luxury of extra time in Paris. The Palace of Versailles is most well known for its connection to Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution, but…

Mystery, magic and masks in Venice

Venice: secrets, reflections and darkness It’s midnight in Venice, or close enough, and the sky stretches above me into an infinity of black. Starlight and a tiny full moon, high in the heavens. I am walking underneath a full moon by a canal filled with gondolas and vaporettos and the light off the water from…