10 things to do in Locarno in spring

springtitleonly a few more days an it’s officially spring! Wohooooo!!! And like nature, our town is also slowly starting to wake up. I’m not saying there is nothing to do in winter, but spring is when the tourists start to arrive, the weather gets nicer, you can start to sit outside in the many pretty cafés and there is an event after the other. But what are the things you shouldn’t miss? Here’s my top ten. Continue reading

A walk through the historic walled city of York

titleyorkI think I lost a piece of my heart in York, what an interesting and truly beautiful city! The more I tour the UK, the more wonderful places I come across! In summer 2014 I took my friend Stefania to London and we had a few spare days before we had to be in Edinburgh for a teaching course, so we decided to have two 24 hours stop-overs in Cambridge and York. Best idea ever! London and Edinburgh are amazing cities, but so are Cambridge and York. Continue reading

10 things to do in and around Locarno in winter

titlewinterI had in mind this blog entry for a long time, actually since I started the blog back in August, I was just waiting for the right time to write it, and the right time must be now, before the winter is over. Well, actually, to tell you the truth, although winter has technically started a few days ago, if I look out of the window I just see blue skies, the sun and not a lot of snow. But what can you do in and around Locarno once it gets really cold and wintery (no worry, I’m sure that time will come even this year)? Here are a few tips… Continue reading