Tag: Europe

The Boy Who Fell From The Sky

Time travel is the new long-haul: Interview with futurist author Jule Owen (The Boy Who Fell From The Sky) about the future of travel

Ever wondered what the future of travel might look like? All first class and no cattle, shorter flight times and as much carry-on as you want? Sure! Or perhaps, think of the advances in technology and how they will shape the way we travel, or how climate change will affect those places you’ve already crossed off your bucket list and practically make… Read more →

Panoramic view: Curral das Freiras, Madeira

Today’s panoramic view comes to you from Curral das Freiras on Madeira. Curral das Freiras is Portuguese for Valley of the Nuns. Deep in the valley is the village of the same name, which became the permanent refuge of nuns in the 16th century. The latter fled inland when escaping from pirates attacking and plundering the island from Funchal’s coast… Read more →

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Photo essay: three reasons to visit Verzasca Valley, Switzerland

As if chocolate, the beautiful mountains and the amazing skiing weren’t enough already… nobody needs any particular reason to visit Switzerland, you just know it’s going to be great. But today I’d like to shine the light on a Swiss canton that is perhaps less known to travellers from outside of Europe – Ticino. And Verzasca Valley, in particular. Read more →

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