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SP / 23.07.2015

The small volcanic archipelago, named the Republic of Mauritius, is located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, some 700 miles from the shoreline of Madagascar. [caption id="attachment_24004" align="alignnone" width="750"] Blue Mauritius, Photo courtesy Sofitel SO Mauritius[/caption] The country’s main island of Mauritius is a fascinating and stunning paradise, filled with some of the best all-inclusive resorts, white...

Nature & Outdoors / 26.06.2015

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Perhaps there’s no better season to go to Les Diablerets, the ski resort near Gstaad, than early summer.  It’s the time of the year when you can walk on the snow along the glacier and admire the green meadows and turquoise lakes in the valley, combining winter, spring and...

Travel Postcards / 22.06.2015

It's that time of the year, when meadows and hayfields make for beautiful patterns and the smell of the freshly cut grass is intoxicating.  I'm back in Switzerland, the country where I feel at home. In the Saanenland, where I grew up, I'm off for new hikes as soon as possible. Late spring is an explosion of colours, pastures...

Food & Wine / 12.06.2015

Whether it's art, architecture, beautiful landscapes or food and wine, Italy never ceases to amaze me. Whenever possible, I try to visit lesser know regions like the superb and wild Basilicata in Southern Italy, or unusual towns like the lovely Porretta Terme in Emilia-Romagna. Italy is a country of incredible diversity, and there are many regions which I...

Nature & Outdoors / 30.05.2015

Immense, wild, harsh, remote and incredibly fascinating: Patagonia Argentina is all this and a lot more. I wrote a few stories of my journey across Patagonia, and more will follow. I have thousands pictures that I still have to select and edit. And when I feel nostalgia for Patagonia's dazzling beauty, I go through the moments I crystallised with my phone. First...