For Monaco, September is one of the busiest seasons; the annual Monaco Yacht Show returns to its coast each year and draws in a most fabulous crowd.
Despite being inside a well-known beer loving nation, it’s actually wine that dominates Stuttgart. This is thanks to a local count who banned the production of beer so he could sell the wine he produced centuries ago.
Knightsbridge in London is having a cocktail moment right now with the launch of two new pop-up bars. Installed just for the summer, both bars offer a mix of great drinks, light snacks and an injection of luxury.
It was there, on that mapless exploration along a mud trail outside the town wall, that I encountered the most beautiful view of medieval Tuscany.
It’s almost magical.
It’s easy to picture it; a small historical town surrounded by endless fields of lavender and their intoxicating fragrance. The lilac buds, swaying left and right in the warm, gentle breeze under the enduring mid-afternoon sun.
The canal courses through the city where the buildings are old and imposing. At the very heart, cycling is the only way to travel – it’s faster than being a pedestrian and the terrain is almost completely flat.