All posts by Matthew Clemente

Napoleon's throne room in Fontainebleau castle was the former bedroom of the Kings of France from Henri IV to Louis XVI

7 Days in Northern France

This is a stunning road trip itinerary that takes you off the beaten track for 7 days in Northern France, visiting over a dozen towns and villages. It features historic Gothic cathedrals, royal palaces and castles (châteaux), Champagne caves, and preserved battle trenches from World

Country House Sant'Angiolino in the rolling hills of Le Marche, Italy

7 Days in Le Marche, Italy

This is a road trip itinerary through Le Marche (pronounced lay marca), a region in central Italy, east of Tuscany, on the Adriatic Sea. Specifically, we’ll focus on the province of Pesaro e Urbino. The countryside features postcard-perfect rolling hills of patchwork farm fields, flattening

Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City

2 Days in Quebec City

Quebec City was first settled in 1535 by Jacques Cartier, and founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. The Old Québec district is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is the only Canadian city with its original city walls. The old city is divided into Upper Town and Lower Town. We’ll show you how to maximize your 2 days in Quebec City.

The Eiffel Tower seem from its base

7 Days in Paris

You could stay a month in Paris and not run out of top-notch attractions. But if you only have a week, we’ll show you the best way to spend 7 days in Paris. This itinerary is perfect for a first time visit to Paris, and includes all the top sights and activities.

View of Florence from the Giardino Bardini gardens

3 Days in Florence

Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance, and a historically important centre for art, music and fashion. As the European centre for trade and finance, it was also a very wealthy city. For any history or art lover, it’s hard not to love Florence. We

Venetian gondolas with Santa Maria della Salute in the background

3 Days in Venice

Venice is a magical city, with nothing else comparable in the world. Founded in 421, it’s built over a group of 118 small islands in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, connected by hundreds of bridges to form a cohesive city. Venice plays an important role in