nature & landscapes Tag

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...

ITALY / 02.12.2009

Whether it is for hiking or skiing I find the mountains always fascinating, no matter in which country or continent.The Dolomites are special for many reasons and they are gorgeous every season of the year. Let's start with winter and 5 good reasons to spend a holiday in a ski resort in the Dolomites:@ Awesome...

ITALY / 18.11.2009

Winter sports are not only about Alpine skiing and I know that there are lots of nordic ski fans. I tried only once and had a lot of fun by trying not to lose balance having only my foot tip hooked up to that tiny ski. Besides, you can enjoy a lot more nature and the scenery...

ITALY / 09.11.2009

Spreading over 3 valleys with its 180 km of slopes and fantastic views over the Alps, Monterosa Ski resort is a great choice for all skiers and especially for families with kids, as well as for snowboarders, who will enjoy the large slopes.And if you are wild about off-piste skiing, you won't be disappointed.For lodging,...

ITALY / 29.10.2009

Ski season is approaching and all passionate skiers are impatiently waiting for resorts opening. Italy offers great places for ski lovers, especially in the Alps and the Dolomites. Finding the right resort, according to ones tastes and needs, might be tricky thus I will be writing a few posts on the main Italian ski resorts...

INDONESIA / 11.09.2009

- There are things that words cannot describe. That's why I have looked for a good video that could show at least part of Bunaken National Marine Park wonders. The incredible biodiversity, beautiful corals, rare fishes, graceful turtles. There's so much to discover in this underworld environment.[caption id="attachment_17542" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Blue Nudibranch, Photo by Paolo Lora[/caption] Bunaken...

INDONESIA / 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...

EUROPE, SWITZERLAND / 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...