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Lugano in Spring

Ingredients for a Perfect Spring Day in Lugano

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Just mere weeks before the blooming of the magnolia trees, I get to spend a day in Lugano. Julie Arlin is my guide, and she shows me her local favorites...
Stralugano 2014

Stralugano - The Doubt and the Delight of a 10K Run

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Admittedly, I've done far too little speedwork this summer. So I wasn't in the best shape to tackle Ticino's largest and noisiest 10 km race: Stralugano...
Longlake Festival 2014 in Lugano Switzerland

Live at the LongLake Festival in Lugano

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Packed bars along Lugano's lakeshore and crowds of people promenading leave us fretting about making it to the much-anticipated Longlake Festival...
Buskers Lugano 2013

Impressions from the Buskers Street Music Festival in Lugano

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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...

Urban Knitting Has Reached Switzerland

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A new kind of activism has reached Switzerland from overseas: Urban knitting! Already popular in New York and Berlin, knitted street art has recently covered park benches and statues in major Swiss cities.