Benedictine Kloster, Engelberg – A Monk’s Life

It is easy to become blasé visiting an attraction of the kind which has previously been visited on numerous occasions. Visiting the Kloster in Swiss Engelberg, having stayed in a few monasteries and  visited more already this charge could have justifiably been aimed at me. Less than five minutes after meeting our guide it was obvious this was going to …

Italy; Garni Dolimitenblick – All in the name

This little guesthouse is located in Ortisei in Val Gardena, Italy in the Süd Tirol and sits all on its own at the side of the road overlooking the town and valley. The views are really outstanding, you get exactly what it says on the building side. Dolimitenblick means Dolomites view. They only really speak Italian or German, with a …