I've spent 48 hours in sunny Lugano (and you should, too!)

In the south of Ticino lies Lugano, a paradise of a city that blends the best of Switzerland with the best of the Mediterranean world...
Lugano in Spring

Ingredients for a Perfect Spring Day in Lugano

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

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

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

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

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.