Mafia-free travel in Sicily

Opener Mafia-free travel in Sicily

If we plan to travel to Sicily, the prospect of it gives us pure joy. We look forward to the first-class coffee, delicious ricotta, juicy tomatoes and olives and of course to the beautiful beaches, mountain landscapes and the breathtaking Etna volcano. What often gets less attention when planning a trip, however, are the mafia-like machinations on site ....

Overnight against new art

Master room

Hotels in Germany have been closed for tourist overnight stays for a good six months. Theaters, cinemas, concert halls and other art venues will remain distant places of longing for the time being. A Leipzig hotel deals with this very exhausting situation in a very special way and shows that extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. Here...

Here you can yodel and paddle: a view of the year from Casa Santo Stefano

Yodelling and paddling

A very personal review of the year and outlook for the new year 2021 from Angeli and Christian Wehrli, the hosts of Casa Santo Stefano Actually, we would now be in our so-called “winter sleep” with our Casa Santo Stefano, ie during the break of the season. Instead of lingering in beautiful Ticino, we would be traveling somewhere in India or Thailand ...

How a Hamburg association supports street children in Ethiopia

Opener Edget Baandnet

In Ethiopia they say "edget baandnet" when they want to "grow together" - and this is exactly the aim of an association of the same name from Hamburg: By offering help for self-help, they enable their long-standing partner organization in Ethiopia to run and fundraise themselves to evolve as an organization. This is ensured on the one hand by extensive advisory services and ...