The Italian beaches are open again. The summer season is about to begin. This year, thanks to Corona, beach guests do have with 10 sqm per beach set and a distance of at least 1.5 m to the next one extra much space on the beach. Also, the beaches and the sea of Marche region feature a series of green and blue flags standing for clean water and beaches. Remains only the question: which beach to choose? Today I will take you with me to the fabolous Marche region with its FIVE different types of beaches.
May 19. Finally Austria and its hotels, restaurants and leisure services may open again. The break was a long one, but we cannot wait to welcome guests back in Austria. But how could such holidays in Austria look like? Here comes the update:
One of my very favourite ways to discover a new country or region is by bicycle. This is how I discovered a part of Peru, Northern Germany, Denmark or the Croatian coast from Trogir to Dubrovnik. Also, I like mountain biking on the gentle hills of my home region or a biking tour along a river. To move and to enjoy region and its people and culture at my very own pace... today this kind of travel is called slow travelling. In the hidden gem of Italy, Marche region, there are also several biking routes to discover the region - from the sea to the hills to the mountains and back. Let me tell you more!
To travel or not to travel. Tourism or no tourism. This is the big question. Since the beginning of the just closed winter season 2020-21 the answer to this question is postponed and again postponed.
Tomorrow, on Maundy Thursday the Easter festive period starts. Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Good Saturday are the final days of the 40-days fasting period. With the Easter Night mass on Saturday evening the Easter days start. As for every special event or festive period, there are special meals that Austrian enjoy during those days. While the menus and traditions may vary from region to region, from family to family, I would like to share with you the complete menu of what I and my family eat from tomorrow on:
1000 years is a looooong time where really a lot can happen. In fact, the Gastein valley is one of the touristic resorts in Europe with the longest history. While we are waiting to travel there again for real, let us travel back a little bit in history of this amazing valley!
I love colours. The more colours the better. This is also one of the reasons why I love Sicily. I love Sicily for the smell, for the taste, for the people, for the sea, for the culture, and for the colourful ceramics which can be met everywhere and with every step you take.
Even if we already closed this winter season 2020/21 and started promoting summer 2021, our Austrian winter sports men and women did EXCELLENT promotion for Austria as a skiing and winter GOLD and consequently TOP destination. A balance of an absolutely great winter for Austria as a winter sports nation.
... or shall I say summer, sun and GLACIER? Or summer, sun and MOUNTAIN? To make it short: in Zell am See-Kaprun you find the perfect mix for a great vacation from the early warm summer days to the first golden autumn vibes. Let me present the FULL PACKAGE that Zell am See-Kaprun offers, including the unbeatable Zell am See-Kaprun summer card including sooo many great attractions for the whole family:
Last week I was writing about slow travel and about travelling back to the roots. In the Italian region Emilia Romagna there are plenty of possibilities to travel back to the roots, to travel to the places where excellent food is coming from.... and so much more.