Ca Maria Adele, boutique hotel in Venice, Italy.

Out of the noisy center and so next to it, At the Ca Maria Adele, you are in the center of Venice in five minutes with the “traghetto”. This private home as it looks like is really confidential. Hidden behind the Salute church, in a calm area. Continue reading


Château de Beauregard, (41) France.

While you visit the beautiful city of Blois, go ten minutes away and visit the private Château de Beauregard.

It is not like those very crowded main sites of the Loire valley, but it is authentic. Continue reading

Hotel “Le Quatorze”, Figeac 46, France.


In France, we have much more than just the city of Paris, Normandie and the Riviera.

In case you would like to discover our country, our authentic cuisine, history and countryside, go to all the other parts of France.

One of them, is the Lot (46). Country of Foie Gras, wonderful charcuterie and confits, Continue reading

The Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France.

The Musée d’Orsay, housed in the old Orsay railway station, witch was saved from destruction in 1970, by a combination of timely publicity, ideality of location (opposite the Louvre Museum), and architectural innovation, contains one of the most magnificient collections of 19th and early 20th century art in the world. Continue reading

Le Château de Pray, Charge (37), France.

Nesting in a wood, perched on the terraced slopes overlooking the Loire river, the Château de Pray, named after Geoffroy de Pray in 1244, is truly majestic. The towers bear witness to its past role as a stronghold.

Early 1900’s, the wife of the well known French writer Alphonse Daudet lived at Pray. Private residence since the 18th century. Continue reading

Gardens of Le Plessis Sasnieres (41), France.

Such a peacefull place near by Montoire sur le Loir, where I live.

It is in the Loire valley that the gardens were famous under the kings during all periods of the French history.

This is a wonderfull private garden open to public in 1996. The flowers are so great, the manucured bushes, with very interresting shapes are wonderfull. Continue reading

Domaine des Hauts de Loire , Onzain (41), France

Located on the wine road and at the heart of Loire castles in the midst of greenery, the Domaine des Hauts de Loire welcomes nature lovers that dream of retiring in a haven where a cosy and warm atmosphere dominates. A four star establishment, this “Relais & Châteaux” has become a true institution of French tourism. Continue reading