Bardolino Wine Festival 2016

87th Festa dell’ Uva e Vino – Bardolino Wine Festival 2016   September 29th to October 3rd, 2016 sees the 87th Bardolino Wine Festival take place on Lake Garda, along the lake front promenade of Bardolino. The festival celebrates the new harvest of the grapes that contribute to the delicious Bardolino wines, which can be

Bled Days and the Festival of Lights.

In Bled, for one Saturday every year the lake becomes a floating light show. At night, 10,000 candles are released onto the lake, lighting up the horizon. Every single candle is handmade and placed in real eggshell. All of the candles are made by one man and his name is Andrej Vidic, as you might

A brief introduction to the Ylläs Jazz Blues Festival

January in Äkäslompolo is, perhaps unexpectedly, the time to dance away those winter blues! It’s probably pretty unexpected to hear, but each year at the end of the month the sound of saxophones, trumpets, guitars, accordions and laughter warm up the frozen landscape as music and dance enthusiasts from all over Finland wake up and shake

Chasing dragons in the Wildschönau

The story goes: “Once upon a time, the Wildschönau valley used to be one large lake. A dragon lived in the lake, terrifying the local population. One day a brave farmer decided to face the dragon and managed to trick it and kill it. Whilst falling to its death, the dragon bit into the Wildschönau

Exploring the markets of Montreux

Our Christmas Markets product manager, Kat headed to the beautiful markets in Montreux last December and she would definitely recommend a visit…. The first time I visited Montreux was at the beginning of December. I was travelling as part of a “fam trip”, the main point of which was to be in the region to

Davos Hosts Swiss Festival of Yodelling

Vanessa, resort representative for the resort of Davos is preparing to welcome a very loud crowd this week!  “From the 3rd to 6th July 2014 we are expecting 10,000 active members of the Swiss Yodelling Association and their many supporters to descend on Davos Klosters for the 29th Swiss Yodelling Festival. This colourful event takes