Holbox: the rustic island of Mexico

⌊español⌉  ⌊français⌉ Holbox / hol-bosh / is an island located northwest of the Yucatan Peninsula. Its name derives from Mayan and means “black hole”. It is 25 miles long and .9 miles wide. Less than 10% of the island is inhabited, as it is part of the protected natural area of Yum Balam.

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The secrets of Apuglia

⌊español⌉  ⌊français⌉ Ciao a tutti! A year ago I moved to Helsinki, but little did I know that I would end up becoming friends with a great group of Italians (Sicilians, Apuglians, and Romans). Despite being so many miles away from Italy, I managed to immerse myself deeply in the Italian culture. When summer came…

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Trouville-sur-mer: a beautiful Normand beach

⌊español⌉ In the northwest of France there is a small province called Normandy. What’s in Normandy? Why visit a beach in Normandy when you have the south of France? These are some questions I have come to hear about this region. However, this province has its own charm and fascinated some of the most famous impressionist painters of…

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