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Silent Sunday: Trou aux Cerfs volcano, Mauritius

The dormant volcano Trou aux Cerfs near Curepipe, Mauritius

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Feeling weightless in a Tyrolean spa

As days are getting shorter and work busier than ever, I think back on an all-too-brief stay at Aquadome, Tyrol’s biggest and most creatively designed spa.

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Marvellous Malbun

Malbun is a tranquil, lovely mountain village in Liechtenstein. Small clusters of Alpine homes on green meadows look adorable from above.

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Family Fun in Carinthia

This summer, go to Nassfeld in Austria’s southernmost province, Carinthia. Then head up on Madritsche mountain for heaps of family fun.

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Canada Road Trip: Vancouver to Calgary, the Scenic Route

Summer or fall is an excellent time for a Canada road trip. Here’s the scenic route between Vancouver and Calgary, Big Sky country.

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Tiny Triesenberg

For most, Liechtenstein is a quick stop to check off yet another country on their list. They only stop for an hour at most, in the capital Vaduz – and leave with a very incomplete impression of this ancient Alpine country. The little principality has much more to offer, so I recommend you spend a [...]

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Hiking in Tyrol with Oetzi

Oetzi may have been hiking in these hills 5000 years ago. I did last summer. I had it much easier than he did, though. I took the cable car.

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