Best free London attractions and activities for summer

Free London attractions this summer include parks, British Museum, Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, V&A Museum of Childhood and the Science Museum

Travel photo: Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Valley

This week’s #FriFotos theme is holy places. My choice is the UNESCO-listed Swayambhunath stupa – or Monkey Temple – in the Kathmandu Valley.

Sail boats in the harbour, Union Island, Grenadines

Postcard from the Grenadines

Treasures might be buried in the Grenadines. I didn’t search. The beaches, the sapphire sea, the sail boat and everything on it was enough.

Chocolate heated to perfect temprature at Scuola del Cioccolato, Perugina

Alex and the Chocolate Factory: how to make chocolate

By Alexandra Redisch in Perugia: How to make chocolate? Easy; you slice, melt, pour. Then you mix the filling: cream, butter, lemon peel, white chocolate and Limoncello. Mmm… Limoncello…

Things to do in Yerevan, Armenia

The Caucasian countries have been on my radar lately. Fellow blogger Annie Babayan visited the Armenian capital on an impulse and shares her finds.

Burano – a photo story

By Alexandra Redisch in Burano: Big brother Murano may be more famous, but deliciously quirky Burano can certainly hold its own, with exquisite lace, fresh seafood, lemon bussole and vibrant colours.

Assisi from a bird’s perspective…

By Alexandra Redisch in Assisi: See the storm clouds? The weather is about to take a turn for the worse, and I’m one of the lucky few who gets a bird’s eye view of Assisi.