• 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 in Alaska, Canada and in Continue Reading...

  • 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 recognized. The cohabitation between large Continue Reading...

  • The 5 golden rules of the Wildlife Tourist

    There are many people who are really mad about animals. The reasons for this attraction and the consequent willingness to bond with wildlife are quite simple. In the biophilia frame (human affinity for other species), the reasons range from aesthetic (beauty) to emotional (attachment), from sentimental (affection) to intellectual (curiosity). It’s not surprising, than, that wildlife tourism is becoming more Continue Reading...

  • Miniguide to Italian craftsmanship, region by region

    Despite the harsh difficulties and the test of time, the Italian craftsmanship is fully alive and Italy is still dotted with workshops and studios where ancient arts are handed down. Italy did not only give birth to an enormous number of notable writers, artists and architects, but also to master artisans who gave their important contribution to the Italian great Continue Reading...

  • Our tragicomic travel fails

    Have you have ever experienced something unexpected during a holiday? Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a misadventure instead of an adventure? We definitely have, and we are going to share with you some tragicomic events we had to face while travelling. Traveling sometimes means being able to deal with unwelcome surprises, especially when you are not Continue Reading...

  • 5 cursed places of the Mediterranean and the stories behind them

    The world is dotted with cursed places, places to avoid when travelling if you believe in ill-fated destinations or to visit if you are intrigued by mysterious or wrecked sites. THE POVEGLIA ISLAND, Italy Island of the Venetian lagoon, Poveglia fell into disgrace during the Chioggia War in 1378 and never recovered. It was used as a lazaret during the plague, Continue Reading...

  • Best Snapchat accounts to follow if you love to travel

    It's not easy to know the best accounts to follow on Snapchat. This social network, which is very popular among teenagers but whose use is increasing also among adults, does not have a keywords research tool. You can currently start to follow someone only in two ways: 1) Know exactly his nickname 2) Scan his snapcode (a picture containing a Continue Reading...

  • 5 tips to travel low-cost in the UK

    Travelling in the UK is quite expensive and not only for the strong currency. After 16 months spent living and travelling here, we can give you some tips to save money, finding amazing opportunities to travel through Britain without spending a fortune. Visit the website wowcher.co.uk: it is full of interesting offers for restaurants, hotels, experiences, shopping and It is Continue Reading...

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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...