How to enjoy the Alps the Italian way
Nov02

How to enjoy the Alps the Italian way

Or how to really enjoy the Alps with more than 3,000 Italian horsepower. A travel report of a different kind. A holiday in the Alps is something relaxing, decelerating and wonderful! One thinks of boundless idyllic nature… Somehow one has the feeling, one travels to another planet, if one is used to the Central German landscape. Sometimes it only takes a few days to recharge the batteries in this unique piece of earth....

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Chantilly Alfa & Elegance
Jul16

Chantilly Alfa & Elegance

It’s one day before National Alfa Day and, at 4AM on a Saturday morning, I leave London going in the opposite direction. Have I gone mad? Maybe. There is a chance I have just  been intoxicated by the lure of a techno monster. And the anticipation of encountering it on the banks of a pedicured Le Notre pond.     In the tranquil surroundings of a splendid French castle, the elusive Carabo made a rare appearance. We just...

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The Modenese Connection
Apr19

The Modenese Connection

With its unique concentration of manufacturers, racetracks, museums, clubs and private collections, the Italian region of Emilia Romagna has rightly gained the appellation “Motor Valley”. If this part of Italy famous worldwide for its supercars and its gastronomy ever needed a capital, I think that honour would go to Modena and not to the official administrative centre of the region that is Bologna. The rivalry born in...

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