Giornico

by admin on June 30, 2015

Giornico, a town in Sopraceneri with one of the oldest churches in Switzerland: skip the church of San Nicolao and head straight to the Santa Maria di Castello, a now abandoned romanesque church:

Giornico castle 1

Giornico castle 2

Giornico castle 2

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More pictures of Giornico and the Santa Maria di Castello can be found here.

I will, You will

by admin on June 24, 2015

Another post from Anna of Green Gables. Anna features many diverse forms of inspiration on her blog. Here is just another example:

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Bellinzona Castles – Longhi Wedding

June 17, 2015

The Longhis decided to get married at the Bellinzona castles, which are three castles overlooking the capital of Ticino, called Bellinzona. If you’d like to learn more of the history of the castles, you can read about it here. As you can see, it is a beautiful venue surrounded by the walls of an authentic […]

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9 Must Know Fitness Tips for your Wedding Day

June 10, 2015

This is another entry featured on Marriage.com. A guest blogger on their site called Doug Rice gives some pertinent advice on how to achieve your fitness goals in time for your wedding day. Doug is the founder of the Bridal Body club and these are his tips: 9 Must Know Fitness Tips for your Wedding […]

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Another Reason to Love Switzerland

May 27, 2015

In short, Bivio. The 200 or so inhabitants of Bivio, a town in Graubunden, are able to juggle 5 languages amongst each other. As reported by the guardian: They’re well-trained. At the kindergarten, they speak Italian on Tuesday and Surmiran, a Romansch dialect, on Thursday. The rest of the week, the kids alternate between the […]

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Looking for artistic inspiration?

May 20, 2015

If so, look no further than Anna of Green Gables. Anna features many diverse forms of inspiration on her blog. Every now and then we will feature specific items that relate to weddings, but it might also be helpful to just surf through her entries which, by the way, are updated at least daily. To […]

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Castello di Morcote

May 13, 2015

Situated on the top of a mountain, surrounded by the lake on three sides, with one of these sides being Italy, the Castle of Morcote is one of the most stunning spots to be found in our canton. Built over 1,000 years ago, this castle has seen a great deal of history. And today that […]

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Definition of Marriage

May 6, 2015

This is an entry featured on Marriage.com. While we have, for the past few months, been showcasing venues and information pertaining to Lugano and the Ticino region, we thought it would be nice and refreshing to share some information on marriage in general. A good way to start is to discuss the “Definition of marriage”. […]

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Castello Visconteo Locarno

April 29, 2015

Probably built upon older foundations, this castle was erected in 1342, when the Visconti family took control of the Locarno area and it was inhabited by the Rusca family until 1512, after which the Landfogti occupied it until 1798. This castle even contains its own mystery, with many convinced that the bastion was designed and […]

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Hotel Eden Roc

April 21, 2015

A member of Swiss Deluxe Hotels and of the Leading Small Hotels of the World, the Hotel Eden Roc is located in the beautiful town of Ascona. From the Website: The HOTEL EDEN ROC was chosen as the best holiday hotel in Switzerland for the fifth time by business magazine “Bilanz”. The existing 5 stars- […]

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