An Adventure in the Snow and in the Sky with Bus2Alps

In a small city nestled deep within the heart of the rugged Swiss Alps, relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline come to live in perfect harmony. The traditional Swiss village, which sits between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, offers inspiring scenery, mountain walks and action-packed adventures. A day at an Alpine Spa can easily collide with …

Fantasy, Fairytales and Frolics Venice Carnevale returns from Feb. 11-28

Every year Venice celebrates its Carnevale with sumptuous masked parades, boat pageants, street theater, performance art and the traditional Festa delle Marie. The tradition of Carnevale recalls the fairy tales drawn to the city from all over the world, highlighting Venice’s role as a crossroad of cultures. It is seen as a gateway between the …

A Fairytale Still Going On Discovering Prague with Bus2Alps

With the prestige of being one of the locations on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Prague’s architectural splendor has influenced the development of most European architecture, through monuments created over a thousand years that give this city a magic, unique glamour. A fairytale glamour, because when you walk in the streets of Prague you have …

At the Springfest with Bus2Alps

  Frühlingsfest   With its beers, dancing on tables, and belting out merry songs with new friends, Munich is celebrating the 41st Frühlingsfest, or spring festival, every day from 11 to 12 p.m. from April 15 to 24. Entrance is free, while a multitude of other rides and a Saturday flea market add to the …

Lucca

by Marine Le Canne Located about an hour to the west of Florence, Lucca is a town filled with Tuscan charm and perfect for a day trip. Lucca is at the bottom of the Apuan Alps, so there is much diversity in the terrain surrounding the city. Those who visit Lucca will find that its …

History of San Gimignano

  According to legend, San Gimignano was founded by two young patrician brothers who escaped from Rome and built the town’s first two castles in 63 B.C.: the Castle of Mucchio and the Castle of Silvia would later become the groundwork of San Gimignano. The town grew principally in the first three centuries of the …

Color, Size and Satire

Color, Size and Satire Preparing the floats for the Carnevale of Viareggio Based on ancient ship-building techniques and constructed with the highest degree of craftsmanship, the floats of Viareggio’s Carnevale are a pride for builders whose passion is such that it can take them up to a year to prepare one single float. But time …

History of San Gimignano

According to legend, San Gimignano was founded by two young patrician brothers who escaped from Rome and built the town’s first two castles in 63 B.C.: the Castle of Mucchio and the Castle of Silvia would later become the groundwork of San Gimignano. The town grew principally in the first three centuries of the Millennium, …

The Program of the Venice Film Festival

Piero Messina’s “L’Attesa” will be the first Italian film to be screened at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 5 followed by “A Bigger Splash” by Luca Guadagnino and “Sangue del Mio Sangue” by Marco Bellocchio on Sept. 8. The film on Sept. 11, “Per Amor Vostro,” will be the last of the four Italian …