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Destinations, News

Celebrate Switzerland’s National Day

Four languages, five borders, a vast inventive history and plenty of exhilarating outdoor fun, a national day for everything Swiss. This small central European country shares borders with Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein.  The capital is Bern and two of the largest cities are Zurich and Geneva. The people of Switzerland have four official… Continue reading Celebrate Switzerland’s National Day

Destinations

Adventure, History and Culture in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi

Located in central Mexico, the state of San Luis Potosi holds history, culture and adventure, offering visitors mesmerising experiences. Divided into the five areas of Central, Highlands, the Huasteca, Midland and the capital of San Luis Potosi the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi offers visitors a wealth of experiences to showcase the astonishing history,… Continue reading Adventure, History and Culture in Mexico’s San Luis Potosi

press and tractor outside the parc tematic de l'oli of les garrigues
Destinations, Reviews

Discover the History of Olive Oil in Les Garrigues

The sun shining in a clear blue sky above the blooming blossom is one reason to explore Lleida in March. Heading south from the Spanish the city of Lleida in the direction of les Borges Blanques, there is the Parc Temátic de l’Oli waiting to be discovered. Just off the main N-240 road with a… Continue reading Discover the History of Olive Oil in Les Garrigues

an autumn view over portos riverside in portugal
Adventures, Stories

Autumn in Porto

A riverside walk with an insight to the nature and traditions that surround Portugal's city of Porto. Walking over the Ponte Luís I bridge, leaving our downtown Porto room behind, we took the southern bank of the Douro River, passing by the familiar port caves, in favour of what laid beyond. Heading in the direction… Continue reading Autumn in Porto

vicens traditional chocolatiers agramunt lleida catalunya spain
Destinations, Equipment, Reviews

Vicens Museum: Chocolate and Nougat Making in Agramunt

In Spain's Catalan province of Lleida, to the east of the city itself is the town of Agramunt. There lies the home of the Vicens family turrón (nougat) and chocolate. First records of the ‘Torró d´Agramunt’ date back to 1741, but the factory is now a little more modern than in those early days. Though… Continue reading Vicens Museum: Chocolate and Nougat Making in Agramunt