Locarno Film Festival - Piazza Grande

Locarno Film Festival - Leopard Craziness in Locarno

Locarno is one of the nicest little towns in Ticino. My heart melted as I found out how incredible this town gets during the Locarno Film Festival...
Longlake Festival 2014 in Lugano Switzerland

Live at the LongLake Festival in Lugano

Packed bars along Lugano's lakeshore and crowds of people promenading leave us fretting about making it to the much-anticipated Longlake Festival...
Unique Swiss Road - Gotthard-Pass

Ticino's Tremola Road is a passage to heaven

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to go on a drive to the southern part of Switzerland to the cantons of Ticino and Uri. The Tremola pass...
Reasons to Love Switzerland - Postcards

9 Reasons to (Absolutely) Love Switzerland

Dear Switzerland, I think I love you. I came all the way from Italy to find myself in love with you...
Rivista Lugano - Vintage Ticino Magazine

1930's Vintage Magazine from Ticino

Being a fanatic of vintage design, typography and printed goods, I got hooked the minute I spotted this vintage magazine at a supermarket stand...
Buskers Lugano 2013

Impressions from the Buskers Street Music Festival in Lugano

Once a year, Lugano is home to one of the most wonderful street artist festivals I’ve ever seen. Lugano Buskers has just finished its fifth edition and I can say without a doubt: It keeps getting better...
Swiss Tanning Salons

What I didn't Know about Swiss Tanning Salons

The first big shock arrived when I tried going to a tanning salon. Your usual Italian tanning salon has many cubicles...
Locarno Film Festival

Glamour, Films and la Dolce Vita in Locarno

According to the Locarno Film Festival’s artistic director, this year’s festival is dedicated to “discoveries, young film makers and first features“...
Hiking to Cimetta, Ticino

Railing Away to Cimetta in Ticino

In just under 3 hours from Zürich HB by train, passing by the UNESCO world heritage site of Bellinzona, we reached Cardada Cimetta in Ticino...