Rafting down the Drava River

March 28, 2017 seenplaces 9

Born as a mountain torrent in the Julian Alps in Austria, the River Drava is significantly broad and deep by the time it flows through Dravograd into Slovenia, through which it runs for 102 of its total 720 km (450 mi). Since Roman times it has been the region’s sole highway – […]

German Avenues: North to South

March 22, 2017 seenplaces 0

Germany’s longest scenic route picks its way from the dazzling wall of pure white cliffs at Cape Arkona on the Baltic island of Rugen, to the flowered gardens of Reichenau, the island gem in the temperate beauty of Lake Constance. For 2,500 km (1,562 mi) between Poland in the extreme […]

Travel Tip: Take the Glacier Express

October 4, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impressions from the journey   As befits a service connecting two of the most glamorous resorts in the Alps. Zermatt and St Moritz, the Glacier Express is the last word in panoramic luxury, ft needs to be, because in just eight hours it (firmes the heart of Switzerland s highest mountain ranges. […]