Italy

Racines

Racines, in German Language, Ratschings, extends itself between the Racines Valley and the Ridanna Valley, crossed by the river which has the same name. Populated mostly by German-speaking inhabitants, this ...

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Dolomites: 6 spots in 6 ...

In the Alto Adige everyone is abroad, even the people who live there. The Alto Adige (“Upper Adige” after its most famous river) is the Italian name for the South ...

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Cultural break or romantic escape, ...

I love Florence! It’s such a wonderful, elegant city, and the food, just like the art, is absolutely fabulous. Located midway between Milan and Rome, the cultured Tuscan capital is ...

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Modica

Modica is an attractive historic town in south-eastern Sicily, one of the area’s UNESCO-listed Baroque towns. Modica is particularly famous for its chocolate, and it is an appealing destination for ...

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Walking through the city: Modica

Any thoughts of  philosophy, work and so on had been far from my mind when I had set out that morning from my hotel, Casa Talía. This is an intimate ...

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European less discovered destinations

We’ll always have Paris…and Rome and Barcelona. But sometimes it’s worth sidestepping Europe‘s hotspots to seek out the continent’s less discovered destinations. THS contributor Pamela Parisi sets her sights on ...

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Strolling through European Christmas Markets ...

Winter in Europe is a wonderful time to visit the most beautiful Christmas markets. If you are looking for Christmas presents and dream of the lovely smell of a Christmas ...

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Hotels where to contemplate celestial ...

When was the last time you looked at the Milky Way? Or saw the shape of Cassiopeia? Or any other celestial bodies? If you live in a city, you might ...

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If these walls could talk…

“If these walls could talk,” is never more true than when uttered in reference to hotels. Of course, if they could speak, we probably wouldn’t want to know all the ...

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No better place for romance ...

Your head is full of romantic songs and you are looking for a romantic getaway? There may be no better place to travel for romance than Europe. From the cozy ...

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