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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Nature tourism: how to behave in bear country

Despite the centuries-long extermination campaigns that took place in many countries all over the world, there are still places highly populated by bears and other large carnivores. In Europe we can name the Balkans, the Carpathians, the Eastern Alps, the Central Apennines, Scandinavia and the Cantabrian Mountains, while in North America they can be found…
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A weekend in Cologne: beer, perfume, chocolate and history

Cologne is a city full of pleasant surprises, some easy to imagine, others totally unexpected. From a German city it is for example pretty obvious to expect at least a good beer, but what you find in Cologne is actually more a cult. The Kölsch beer is in fact brewed according to the same recipe…
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Eden Project: a paradise in the heart of Cornwall

Would you like to live for a few hours in the heart of the rainforest or in a Mediterranean vineyard, surrounded by hundreds of rare and beautiful plants? Or find out what sustainable energy is while having fun in an amazing place? If yes, the Eden Project is the park in Cornwall that you cannot…
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Living with wolves and bears next doors in Europe

Despite over the centuries the human beings put a lot of efforts into predators extermination, in Europe there are several mountain territories where wolves, bears and lynx still live. They are more than we believe, especially in East Europe, although the environmental, cultural and even tourism importance of these animals has not yet been fully…
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