Walking and Eating in Bologna

Our five days in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy went something like this – explore, culture, lunch, walk, culture, relax, supper, sleep, on repeat. It was wonderful. The days were bright and sunny and I could almost smell summer…..almost. We covered a distance, on foot, of 10 miles a day, which meant we could … Continue reading Walking and Eating in Bologna

Russia’s Franz Josef Land in the Arctic may become major tourism alternative to Spitsbergen

The world’s northernmost archipelago, Russia’s Franz Josef Land, could be a key tourist attraction in the Arctic, according to the International Union of Arctic and Far East’s Marine Natural Reserves. Map of Franz Josef Land (c) Wikipedia Its managing director Valery Korovkin told a tourist forum in Vorkuta that “the Franz Josef Land Archipelago may become … Continue reading Russia’s Franz Josef Land in the Arctic may become major tourism alternative to Spitsbergen

Why Hallstatt is Austria’s Most Postcard Perfect Town

Posted by thirdeyemom Nestled between the edge of the mystical shores of Hallstätter See and the dramatic Dachstein mountains lies the small village of Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage site and perhaps the most postcard picture perfect village in all of Austria. Hallstatt deserves its place among the covers of travel guides and as one of … Continue reading Why Hallstatt is Austria’s Most Postcard Perfect Town

Russia’s Franz Josef Land in the Arctic may become major tourism alternative to Spitsbergen

The world’s northernmost archipelago, Russia’s Franz Josef Land, could be a key tourist attraction in the Arctic, according to the International Union of Arctic and Far East’s Marine Natural Reserves. Its managing director Valery Korovkin told a tourist forum in Vorkuta that “the Franz Josef Land Archipelago may become a wonderful alternative to Spitsbergen,” pointing out that … Continue reading Russia’s Franz Josef Land in the Arctic may become major tourism alternative to Spitsbergen