Ramona Minzat

544 Flips | 1 Magazine | 15 Likes | 6 Followers | @ramy40 | Keep up with Ramona Minzat on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ramona Minzat”

A local’s guide to Copenhagen: 10 top tips

There’s no better way to explore the hidden treasures of Copenhagen than on a bike. Rent one and discover all kinds of small wonders that aren’t in the guidebooks. In particular, Nørrebro and Vesterbro are great areas to explore by bike, because of their many small streets. It is an easy way to get …

European Travel

First time Lebanon: top tips to help plan your first trip

For a country its small size, Lebanon has a staggering number of diversions to keep visitors entertained. Ancient history enthusiasts will be exhausted by the end of their trip: you can barely turn around without stumbling over a world-class archaeological site. Lovers of nightlife will find a …

Marlon Brando

A One-Day Itinerary for Visiting New York City

If you are in New York City for under 24 hours, planning an itinerary that allows for the most out of your Big Apple trip can seem like a daunting …

New York City

Visit These 10 Amman Must-Do’s and Experience the Essence of the ‘White City’

Amman, with its sprawling hills, beautiful architecture and colorful streets, is often overshadowed by more famous Jordanian destinations like Petra, …

Dubai city guide including top things to see and do, best restaurants and activities for the kids

Trying to find a family holiday that keeps everyone happy is no easy feat - but if you're after somewhere with culture, beaches, great food and …

Trip-Spiration: An Expert Guide to Exploring Rome

Also known as the Eternal City, Rome is one of the oldest capitals in the world. With ancient ruins dating back approximately 2,500 years, and nearly …

Italy

Athens city break – 8 things to do when you visit

Athens – come for the Gods, history and myths, stay for the cuisine, art, and general joie de vivre.<p>Yes, you should visit because this is the …

Weekend Travel Guide: Where to Stay, Eat and Drink in Boston

A wicked fun getaway.<p><i>Welcome to MarieClaire.com's series on weekend travel—a smart girl's guide to making the most of those glorious two days off.</i><p>Patriotic, inviting, and spirited, Boston is truly one-of-a-kind. The city is filled with history, music, and great food, but small and low-key enough to …

New England

Where to Shop (and Eat) in São Miguel, Portugal

In a mirroring of Norse legends, a mid-1300s Medici atlas showed an archipelago floating in the middle of the Atlantic. More than half a century later, the Azores — nine volcanic isles about 800 miles west of Portugal — were more formally discovered, presumably by the Portuguese explorer Diogo de …

European Travel

Glasgow: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Scotland’s vibrant second city

Friendly lively, dynamic and increasingly sophisticated, Glasgow is Scotland’s largest and arguably most vibrant city.<p>In recent years, this former …

10 things to do in Quito

With an emerging street art scene, incredible food, mountain views and a rich history, Quito is fast becoming South America’s coolest capital. Here …

36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

European Travel

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

11 of the best things to do in New York on a budget - from cheap and free sightseeing to micro hotels and local food

At a glance, you'd be forgiven for thinking New York is all skyscrapers, chic cocktail bars and busy businessmen or fashionistas shelling out loads …

European Travel

The Ultimate Drinking Guide to Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is the metropolitan epitome of quality trumping quantity. Although the Irish capital holds only half a million residents, its bar scene is as …

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Travel to Glasgow

Prior to my first trip to Glasgow, I wasn’t particularly well-versed in the city’s rich architecture scene. More specifically, I wasn’t especially …

Best Seafood Restaurants in Lisbon

Portugal definitely knows its fish. But until recently, the country was better known for its traditional fish dishes — sardines, breams and cockles …

The Perfect 2 Weeks in Bali Itinerary

<i>Bali might be a small island but it’s packed with things to do and see. Creating the perfect Bali itinerary can be a difficult task – no matter how</i> …

A quick guide to Beirut's best neighbourhoods

For a city with such a storied reputation, Beirut is geographically quite small. You can walk across it in about an hour, traversing districts of many confessions, former frontlines and myriad historical sites. The beauty of Beirut’s neighbourhoods is to be found by ambling, smelling the jasmine …

War

How to Have the Best Day in Russia's Culture Capital

What to see and do if you’ve got just one day in this northern gem<p>You’d need 24 days, not hours, to even <i>begin</i> to see all that St. Petersburg has to offer. But with just one day here, you can get a taste of what makes this Russian gem so compelling. Just a few of these suggestions will be enough to …

Latin America has the best beaches on Earth – here are 20 you must visit

A few years ago, after passing through the party strip north of Punta del Este, Uruguay – this was before the likes of Shakira, Martin Amis and George Clooney became regulars – I went walking around a lagoon surrounded by protected semi-wild pampas.<p>A breeze barely rippled the cool blue water; …

South America

How to keep costs down on your visit to Dublin

According to Expatistan, Ireland’s capital city has the 9th highest cost of living in Europe — making it more expensive than Paris or Rome and only …

On the trail of Sir Thomas Lipton: staying on a tea plantation in Sri Lanka's Hill Country

A thick carpet of emerald tea plantations cloaks Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. On the southwestern side of the region lies the lovely ‘golden valley’, Bogawantalawa, where amidst a sea of tea, planters’ bungalows overlook mirror-still Castlereagh Lake. Across on the eastern side of the uplands, the …

20 of Europe’s best new hotels and hostels for 2018

<b>Torel Avantgarde,</b> <b>Porto</b><p><b>Doubles from</b> €90 room-only<b><br>Opened</b> September 2017<b><br>Bedrooms</b> 47<br>As the name suggests, this new boutique hotel (<i>pictured above</i>) celebrates avant-garde artists and pioneers in the fields of music, literature, design, fashion and architecture. Each room takes its inspiration from a …

European Travel

8 Amazing Places to Visit in Portugal

From the tourist hotspots to the hidden gems, these are the most amazing places to visit in Portugal...

European Travel

6 things to know before travelling to Indonesia

opinion<p>Travel writer and hopeless hippie, documenting her travels one mishap at a time at GradGoneGlobal<p><b>Indonesia is arguably one of the most</b> …

12 Hostels That Are Even Better Than Hotels

Spend more of your money on seeing the sights while staying somewhere great.<p>It’s a common scenario: You’ve made a resolution to travel more in 2018, …

6 Things to See & Do in Lisbon (Besides Eating Pastries)

Last year’s love affair was with <i>sLOVEnia</i>. This year’s love affair, though it’s early in the year, seems destined to be with Portugal, and in …

Forget Costa Rica — here’s Central America’s new star

New Yorkers rarely stop to rest. Last year, I diagnosed myself with chronic over-scheduling: 12-hour work days and social events that led to …

This Off-The-Beaten-Track Beach Town Is Mexico’s New "It" Destination

In these cold winter months, you can't blame yourself for daydreaming about laying on a tropical beach somewhere — and we've got just the …