Cervinia, The Cheat Sheet

I won’t lie, I can’t. That part of any trip where I sit at my desk and relive each moment to digitally pen the experience, that really is not the best bit. Where is the snow? Where are the divine panoramas of iced mountains and frosted pines?  The morning light hits a little differently in the cityscape I see from my window at home as I embark upon my day. Alas, from my screen to yours, I imbue your daydreams with all the details you need to plan your next sojourn in the Italian Alps.   Where to stay Just a short 90 minutes through the rolling countryside outside of…

Navigating the Transformative Landscape of the Global Gambling Industry

Navigating the ever-shifting terrain of iGaming regulations requires a knowledge of regulatory compliance. In Europe, known for its strict regulations, operators must juggle the demands of the EU’s overarching policies and individual country laws. The Gambling Act of 2014 sets a precedent for licensing and consumer protection, but nuances arise with each nation’s unique rules, such as Italy’s advertising bans and Sweden’s restrictions on promotional offers.

Laura and Rich Bertenshaw climb Ivano Dibonna Via Ferrata in the Dolomites

Vertical Limit

Imagine scaling the sheer walls of a mountain, gripping onto metal rungs and wires, while admiring the stunning scenery of the Alps, the Mediterranean, or the Canadian Rockies. This is the thrill of Via Ferrata, or “Iron Way”, a type of climbing that originated in the First World War as a way for soldiers to traverse the rugged terrain of the Dolomites.