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What's Happening This Weekend

Jazz Ascona 2015

Cross the border for a weekend packed with jazz, with an emphasis on New Orleans jazz, happening at Jazz Ascona 2015.

Specialized in classic jazz and the music of New Orleans, the festival attracts a knowledgeable and enthusiastic audience from all over the world who appreciates the richness of the program, the special productions put on for the occasion, the close contact with the musicians, the relaxed atmosphere, and the spectacular scenery offered by the mountains and Lake Maggiore. 60 more words


Hotel Brisino Stresa

Looking for a weekend getaway to Stresa?

The Hotel Brisino offers rooms with a view. Located 3 km from Stresa, it’s hillside setting provides visitors with panoramic views of the Borromeo Gulf and Lake Maggiore.  28 more words


Lago Maggiore ’s Royal Family

Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore

Article published by l’Italo Americano on June 23rd, 2015 by Jessica Andrews: http://www.italoamericano.org/story/2015-6-23/isola-bella

When you visit Lago Maggiore, one of the three major lakes in northern Italy, you’re visiting the princedom of the Borromeo family. 1,053 more words

Ready, Set, Go!

A look at some of the area’s top running, swimming and biking (or a combination of all three) races. 

As I’m set (or I hope I am) to run in the annual… 207 more words


What's Happening This Weekend

Rock n Roll and Rugby. An interesting combination, but why not?

The Manituana Festival runs this weekend at the Rugby field in Ranco. Live bands, sports, food, drinks and DJs are all included in the lineup. 16 more words



Palm trees line a turquoise lake, the sun shines over the mountains and there’s the gentle lilt of Italian in the air. Welcome to Ticino, Switzerland’s Italian canton. 95 more words

Expat In Switzerland

Alphabet Cities - V is for Verbania

As I have travelled a bit I am going to try and see if I have one city for each letter in the alphabet. Today it is: 18 more words