Love skiing, LOVED Verbier

Feb 21, 13 Love skiing, LOVED Verbier

Posted by in All Posts, Europe, Evergreen, Ski

When Verbier called and invited me to come and experience some serious Swiss skiing, I could only say: "I am on my way, and surely won't be late".

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A lux weekend in Amsterdam by @sabinedewitte

When people think of Amsterdam, luxury isn’t the first thing people think about. Shall Sabinne show us around?

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Mrs. O goes around Europe to start 2013

Jan 06, 13 Mrs. O goes around Europe to start 2013

Posted by in All Posts, Travel Plans

My travel plans for 2013 are very promissing, and hopefully I will be doing my alter ego's name some justice. But I am not going around the world.. I am going to be exploring Europe and quite a bit!

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The Westbury Hotel in Dublin by @lazytravelers

Dec 21, 12 The Westbury Hotel in Dublin by @lazytravelers

Posted by in All Posts, Europe, Hotel Reviews

When I heard that The Lazy Travelers were plotting European domination (i.e planning a trip to Switzerland and Ireland) in December 2012, I had to interfere. I had to make sure they would sleep well. In a nice hotel.

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A bit of Lisbon love

Nov 25, 12 A bit of Lisbon love

Posted by in All Posts, Europe, Evergreen, Portugal

My love for Lisbon is no secret. It is my hometown, after all - but I had to move to other places (Spain, the UK) to really start appreciating it, which is a bit of a shame. Join us for a walk around the old part of town?

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A walk in Milan

Oct 29, 12 A walk in Milan

Posted by in All Posts, Europe, Evergreen

Some people think Milan is grey and industrial, but I am a believer that it can be a fantastic city break even if you are not into shopping (that would be a totally different story). So we walked around with Walks of Italy and loved it.

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Shopping in Rome and boarding my first cruise

Jul 25, 12 Shopping in Rome and boarding my first cruise

Posted by in All Posts, Cruises, Europe, Videos

Mrs. O went on her first cruise on board the MSC Splendida. On the first day, she went shopping in Rome, Italy - was it fun?

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A weekend in Dublin – Guest Blogger – @FionaHilliard

Dublin is one of my favourite cities in Europe, a short flight from London and perfect for a weekend. Compact yet stylish, I try to go back every 18 months. As we are getting close to that expiry date, I asked one of my favourite Dublin connoisseurs, Fiona Hilliard, who is also one of my favourite tweeps. Enjoy! Mrs. O   Friday...

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Glass of Porto, anyone?

With the excuse of my book launch, I had the opportunity to visit Porto in late 2011 (with a little hop to Spain), which is Portugal's second largest city. The city which gave its name to Port, Oporto has been the home of British wine shippers and their families for over three centuries.

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A Portuguese and an English Christmas

Being Portuguese and married to an Englishman, means that we get 2 completely different Christmases! Another point of difference, is actually the dates and meals we celebrate - you can discover the differences!

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Mrs O’s Lisbon – her address book!

Nov 28, 11 Mrs O’s Lisbon – her address book!

Posted by in All Posts, Europe, Evergreen, Portugal

It is quite interesting that my beloved hometown - Lisboa - is becoming quite a popular destination for weekend breaks. This is good news for the "current economic climate", but also because, in my humble opinion, it is quite a place. Here are my favourite places.

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