Switzerland vacation 2020: when will the borders open? Which corona rules apply?

Europe Travel in times of Corona These rules apply to holidaymakers in Switzerland In Switzerland, many hotels remained open despite the corona pandemic. Museums and restaurants are now welcoming visitors again. And holidaymakers can soon expect further easing in the country. As of: 4:40 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes This is what the future […]

In love with nature: How to determine animals and plants

Germany On the way in the green The newly discovered love of nature In Corona times, a walk in nature takes on a whole new meaning. However, many hardly know what they see or hear. Apps that identify plant and animal species can help. Status: 05:05 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes By Kira Hanser […]

In times of Corona: Get out of there, every day!

opinion In times of Corona Get out, every day! At the moment, all of our freedom of movement is severely restricted. But walking is allowed – and helps. Our author believes that anyone who likes to go on long hikes will find it even easier. Status: 05:54 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes The Germans […]

Serra da Estrela: Old Portugal – here it was preserved

DIt is suddenly, this feeling of having landed in good old Portugal. “The church up in the village is closed,” a friendly man explains to the stranger who is roaming Alvoco da Serra. “But the lady who has the key lives opposite. Just knock. The house with the green shutters. “ Elena Gomes, a sprightly […]

Hiking in the countryside: lonely on the way in German forests

AJust wander through nature – this longing is ancient. In the Romantic period and later, Ludwig Tieck, Joseph von Eichendorff and Heinrich Heine were already enthusiastic about the unique “forest solitude”. Today, between (pausing) overtourism, Instagram lemmings and the all-encompassing corona pandemic, the desire for a wild green idyll far away from the crowds is […]

On the Besseggen: A tightrope walk in Norway

EThere are over 20,000 kilometers of marked hiking trails in Norway. They are largely marked with red Ts painted on stone. If you see a red T, you are on a hiking trail and you are sure of it. You inevitably have this in you when you grow up in Norway. It is not certain […]