Ascona Jazz Festival

A weekend in Ascona during Ascona Jazz Festival

This summer I had the chance to visit the beautiful village of Ascona during the Ascona Jazz Festival. In total, I spent one weekend (or almost three days) there. While I visited the Kanton (state) of Ticino, where Ascona is located, already several times before (check out my “one day in Lugano guide” too), it was my first time visiting …

Best things to do in Lahti

A perfect day trip from Helsinki – things to do in Lahti

I have to admit that I didn’t know a lot of Finland before I went there the first time – like most travelers I was just thinking of Helsinki and Lapland. Well, I ended up exploring the region of Lahti, which I honestly never heard of before. Therefore I’m gonna tell you some of the best things to do in …