Divine Beauty: Discovering Siena

      The city of Siena hosts Divine Beauty: Discovering Siena from July 24 to September 30, a sensory experience in five acts that traces the history of the city and its famous cathedral.   Designed to offer visitors a deeper understanding of the city’s history and people, the project uses video-mapping to bring …

From Gallo Nero to DOCG: the Story of Chianti Classico

Lucy David   According to Tuscan native Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), “Wine is sunlight, held together by water”. He may well have been speaking of Chianti Classico, the veritable original of the Chianti clan, which carves out its territory between Florence and Siena. Since 1924, this production zone covering 14 municipalities has been protected by the …

Discover Europe’s Christmas markets

  Fairy lights, handicrafts, gingerbread and snow-dusted squares transport visitors into a magical and timeless world at the Christmas markets in Vienna, Salzburg and Prague. Browse stalls selling hand-carved wooden toys, Christmas decorations, nutcrackers, Advent calendars and traditional confectionary, and enjoy outdoor concerts with a glass of glühwein in hand. This spicy red wine is …

A Fairytale Still Going On

  Discovering Prague with Bus2Alps   Avani Kapur 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 …