Fantastic beasts of Yellowstone and where to find them

I'm looking at the map of north-east Yellowstone, while Damiano scans the horizon with his binoculars. It’s late afternoon in the Lamar Valley, and we lurk in the Slough Creek area to see if we spot any animal. All of a sudden, Damiano grabs my arm and, without taking his eyes off the mountain, whispers:…
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The Norfolk seal pups

We slowly walk on the sand, an icy wind cuts our faces like a knife. The November sky is surprisingly crystal clear here in Norfolk, and the sun is setting west behind the dunes. In the parking lot we have been told that the seals today are resting just a couple of miles away, and…
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Stunning Iceland: travel tips and tales

Iceland is a land that teaches. The nature in Iceland is strong and omnipresent, she is the mistress who leads the game. The game of light, for example, that in summer cheats the mind and with the midnight sun invites you to never sleep: it expands the time, multiplies the possibilities. Or that of matter, which transforms the rugged…
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Bear-watching in Slovenia

It’s five hours that we are looking out of these small windows, trying to spot every little movement around us. We are motionless, stationed in this wooden photo-hide in the heart of the Lož forest, in Slovenia: careful not to move, not to speak or to make any kind of noise. For five hours we…
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The 10 best places to visit in Cornwall

To visit Cornwall means to immerse yourself in a world made mainly of sea, mines and legends. Our trip has been an evocative succession of fishing villages, castles, coves and industrial heritage sites. Above all, it was a journey through the elements: we walked for days on rugged coastline and promontories, in company of the…
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6-Day Teton and Yellowstone road trip itinerary

For us, Yellowstone has represented an incredible journey, one of those that remain carved in the soul and dramatically raise the personal threshold of wonder. Our six-day itinerary included the wonderful Grand Teton, and gave us enough time to enjoy these two parks and its unforgettable inhabitants. Yellowstone has two souls: a geological one, made…
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A Welsh weekend: the Lady of the Lake

Wales is a land full of wonderful places and legends, the ones often linked to the others. On the north-western border of the Brecon-Beacon National Park there is, for example, Myddfai, a town that sits in a spectacular and magical corner of Carmarthenshire. Myddfai became famous thanks to three healers, three brothers who lived in…
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