Ascona-Losone-Locarno…Day 3

On day three, shopping in Locarno was on the plan. Shopping on piazza grande is really convenient, since there's one boutique after the next, including 2 of our bigger swiss department stores (but that is not very interesting since you can find those everywhere in Switzerland). It is even more fun when you go on … Continue reading Ascona-Losone-Locarno…Day 3

Ascona-Losone-Locarno…Day 2

On the second day of our Spring Break trip in Ticino, my son and I went for a bike ride in the morning, along the Maggia river close by the hotel, in Losone. Here are some pictures of what we saw along the ride. The Maggia river is also a big tourist attraction, since there's … Continue reading Ascona-Losone-Locarno…Day 2

Preview of our Ticino trip

We're heading to the italian part of Switzerland today, called Ticino (in italian). To be exact, we're going to the city of Locarno, which is one of the favorite spring break destinations of many swiss germans. Once you're there, you actually think you're in the german speaking part of Switzerland, cause that's pretty much the … Continue reading Preview of our Ticino trip