hiking & active travel Tag

ITALY / 15.07.2011

Often overlooked by people visiting Tuscany, Lucca is indeed a little gem full of history and wonderful architectural examples from the Renaissance: the old walls, the Cathedral di San Martino, the wonderful church of San Michele in Foro, the famous Piazza Anfiteatro with its unique oval shape.[caption id="attachment_4980" align="alignnone" width="597"] Lucca, The Nottolini Aqueduct[/caption] [pullquote]There's nothing...

SWITZERLAND / 25.07.2010

Are you fond of wild mountains, looking for peace and lots of outdoors activities to do? Then Saas-Fee, one of the most charming mountain resorts in Switzerland, is the place. Wonder why? I just spent a few days over there and believe there are at least 5 reasons to visit Saas-Fee.1. A village with no...

ITALY / 16.03.2010

La Thuile is one of my favorite places for skiing in the Italian alps for a lot of reasons, but first because thanks to its peculiar position snow is great even in spring.However, like any place La Thuile has lots of pros and a few cons. So here are a few tips to fully enjoy...