Walls and towers are all that remain of the fortresses that surrounded the once important Roman town of Bellinzona. These walls have protected key routes between northern and southern Europe through the centuries.
Discovering the historical and cultural highlights (and more) of Mantua, Italy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and 2016 Italian Captial of Culture. Mantua makes a beautiful addition to your Italy travel plans.
Here’s the second episode in the sporadic series Sophie tries new things. We're in an all-natural, non-pretentious eco-spa in the Trat province in Thailand. Subtitle: Steam bath in a chicken coop. In a word: Awesome!