Nature & Outdoors / 07.09.2009

A few days ago I had my first encounter with the mandarin fish in Bunaken Marine Park. I had seen them many times in pictures, admiring their incredible brilliant colors, but knew very little about them. And nothing about their courting and mating. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mandarin Fish Mating[/caption] We moved by boat late in the...

Nature & Outdoors / 14.08.2009

[caption id="attachment_5107" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Paragliding in Rougemont[/caption] Looking at them dancing and swinging in the air makes quite impossible not to think "I'd like to try it too, at least once". And that's how I decided to experience my first paragliding flight over the mountains. A tandem flight with an instructor is indeed expensive, but the emotions...

Nature & Outdoors / 17.07.2009

I’m back from a few days in Switzerland. I was in Rougemont, a little town in the mountains near Gstaad, the world famous jetset holiday resort. It was nice to be back in the area where I grew up, and find that not much has changed since then. Rougemont does not have the glamour of Gstaad,...

Tips / 30.06.2009

I found myself travelling alone on many occasions, sometimes in difficult countries such as Venezuela, Guatemala, Morocco, Nepal, where you might have to face safety problems, health diseases or frequent nuisances for being a woman without a companion. The fact is that I'm far too wild about travel to give up travelling only because I...