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Adler Mountain Lodge has opened in the heart of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage Site

Adler Mountain Lodge (www.adler-lodge.com) has opened and the first pictures to emerge reveal a new holiday destination of unparalleled natural beauty and uncomplicated luxury. Views from Adler Mountain Lodge’s wrap-around infinity pool It’s taken more than 10 years to come … Continue reading

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Barefoot among the Autumn leaves of the Engadine

This autumn, the Engadine valley is introducing several new walking trails through the autumn leaves where hiking shoes are not obligatory.  On the contrary, they’re banned.  The village of Celerina has created four barefoot walks that cross meadows, ford streams … Continue reading

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The Eventful Engadine

Autumn may be just around the corner but there are still plenty of events to keep visitors to the Engadine valley entertained right up until the middle of October. For sporty types, there are numerous competitions in which to either … Continue reading

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Heidi Hi!

Heidi Hi people!  Now you, too, can live life just like the Swiss fictional character Heidi… if only for a day or two! This summer, Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina is offering families the chance to experience something new that is … Continue reading

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Here’s something to get the adrenaline pumping!

Inspired by the London Olympics, do you dream of winning gold?  If so, why not focus on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? The four-man US bob team that participated in the 1928 Olympics only started practising together 18 days … Continue reading

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There’s more to Switzerland than skiing : Summer in the Alps, ideal for families

All too often Switzerland gets forgotten as a holiday destination once the snow has melted and Easter past, but this Alpine country is stunning in summer, too, and offers just as many opportunities for family adventures, if not more, than … Continue reading

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