Permanent Tourist

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Writing for Best Western

I am now writing articles and sharing my photos on the new Best of Switzerland blog, set up and run by international hotel chain Best Western.

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Parco Civico, Lugano

The civic gardens on the lakefront at Lugano surround the Villa Ciani, just a couple of minutes to the east of the city centre.

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Campione d’Italia

Looking on the map at the area on the eastern shores of Switzerland’s Lake Lugano, you’ll come across a small anomaly: the municipality of Campione d’Italia. The municipality, which is entirely surrounded by Switzerland’s territory, is tiny: little more than a village, a winding road clambering its way up a vertiginous cliff, and a section of lake front. Such an unusual piece of country deserves a visit.

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