Tag Archives: Alps

The Spa Pimp


Yeah, that’s me…and I will take full responsibility for pushing my drugs of choice in the following list (in no particular order). It’s no big surprise that two of my favourite spas are in Tuscany, Italy. It could be all that good … Continue reading

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Fango Pango or Wango Tango?


Does anybody remember that crazy American musician Ted Nugent? I’ll give my dad about 10 seconds of viewing this video and meanwhile my brother will probably be head banging to the same tune. If you ask me this song is a … Continue reading

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Raclette for dummies


First of all let me just say that this is a very yummy dish but… Here’s the thing. Twenty some odd years ago I dated a Swiss Canadian guy. He took me to some restaurant in Switzerland and he insisted … Continue reading

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Funivie stands for “FUN”!


Did I mention that I belong to a hiking group? And that my favourite kind of hiking is downhill and flat? Did I also mention that last year my husband and I took a “funivie” in Stresa and it got … Continue reading

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Mountain Magic!


I’ve always thought of myself as more of a mermaid than a moose but when we were offered a free place to stay in the Italian Alps we decided to give it a go. It seems that many Italians head … Continue reading

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