Calabria – an explosive trip to Stromboli

Ever day, when laying at the beach, we had a fabulous view to the Stromboli. This symmetric volcano was raising its smoking silhouette in front of us and was almost screaming: come and visit me! So we did… Taking the boat from Tropea to the island of Stromboli is actually quite easy. They leave almost…

Calabria – Canoeing & mushrooms at the green heart of Sila

2000 km2 covers the high plateau of Sila, the green heart of Calabria. Since the ancient times, this beautiful landscape owns its name that reflects its fortune of forests. In 1968 the national park has been established, 1997 extended. Today the Sila is one of the few regions in Europe where wild wolfs are still…

Calabria – Wine & Middle Age architecture along the East Coast

Uncountable olive trees,  lovely wineyards and middle age architechture shape the fascinating landscape of Marchesato around Crotone. Already the ancient Greeks called this region ‘Oinotaria’ – wineland. History tells that the athlets of the Olympic Games received wine from Krimisa for their victories. And until today, the pontent red wine of Ciro is still pressed…

Milan – Duomo & Design

Of course the most famous building of Milan is where our tour has to start: the Duomo. And yes, it is definitely impressive to stand in front of this masterpiece of architecture. Even when you’re coming closer your fascination stays: you’re just fascinated of the art works – perfection in every detail. Right in the…

Milan – Aside the typical tourist routes

Our second day. 8:00 in the morning. Shafts of sunlight made us awake. And we thoughts: Milan has to be more than Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. So, let’s jump into the tram and let’s discover it. We started out tour at the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio, consecrated in 387 by St. Ambrose and later named after this same…

Panettone, Risotto Milanese & Brioche

Milan is inevitably linked to being a capital of fashion. The food, from Panettone to Brioche or Risotto Milanese is worth a separate chapter as well. So how do Milanese start their day? Yes, with espresso. Accompanied with brioche.  And definitely, taking a short walk to one of the cozy Pasticceria is the perfect start into…