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Hello, my name is Per

I love travelling, hiking and discover new places and cultures.

Hi, my name is Alessandro but friends simply know me as “Per” of the PerSpa’s family. Sicilian by birth, for many years I have left my island in the middle of the Mediterranean sea, of which however I retain the deep love for the sea and good food, the passion for multiculturalism and, as people tell me, a strong sense of Greek tragedy drama.
I have lived for more than 14 years in the beautiful city of Rome, which I have deeply loved while recognizing the complexities of everyday life. In Rome I met Michele (Spa), my better half during the last 15 years, and I worked for a long time for a multinational company. However, my real passion has always been traveling, exploring new places and discovering new cultures. I plan our trips with attention and dedication and document them with care, to preserve the memory of them and to allow friends and family to live, even if only in part, our own emotions and experiences.
Italian is my mother tongue, I speak good English and I’m currently studying German.
I’ve been in Lucerne for two years now, my new home.

Alessandro travelling

Hello, my name is Spa

I love hiking, living in harmony with nature and documenting our travels and excursions for you!

Michele hiking

Hi, my name is Michele but my friends know me as “Spa” of the PerSpa’s family. I was born in Veneto, the famous land of the Prosecco wine (which I really love!). However, many years ago I left my small village in northern Italy for the big city, where I have studied at the university and then started working.
I lived in Milan and then in Rome for many years, where I met Alessandro (Per), and where I worked for several multinational companies.
I’m a good eater, but on the opposite of Per, I can find very gratifying even a rich green salad or a juicy apple. I like reading, studying foreign languages, playing the piano and I love animals, which have always been part of my life since I was a child. Of course I love to travel and I love being surprised by new experiences and discovering new destinations. Since we have been a couple, the planning of our trips and excursions is the exclusive responsibility of Per. My responsibility is to take pics and make videos to be shared with friends, family and of course with the blog’s readers!
Italian is my mother tongue, I speak good English and have been studying German hard since we moved to Lucerne about two years ago.

We, as a couple

We met each other in 2006 for a strange twist of fate and we have never separated since. In a few words, we are a family. We are deeply different from each other but such a diversity is precisely our strength. However, we share the passion for reading, for good food and of course for travelling. In the last two years, due to the Covid19 pandemic, we have discovered hiking and mountain walks and now we can no longer live without them.
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Our blog

PerSpa in Wanderland is our travel and hiking blog. It was born out of the desire to share our passions and the willingness to help those who want to get closer to them but do not have enough time to do so.
Our goal is to tell stories, but above all to provide information, make suggestions and promote ideas that can inspire other people for their next trips or excursions.
We love to search for unusual places, those ones not yet beaten by mass tourism, and unique experiences. But we do not disdain the more classic and popular destinations because, after all, even the most known places have hidden sides that are just waiting to be discovered.
PerSpa in Wanderland is a blog written by a couple but it’s not just for couples. On the other hand, whether you are a couple, single or part of a large family, we are sure that you will find inspiration for your next trip or your next excursion here. We will also share useful tips and suggestions: we hope it will help those who already share our passions and bring those who have not yet discovered them.

Our values

PerSpa in Wanderland was born from the desire to build a community that shares common passions and values. In a world that increasingly put us in front of the effects of climate change, we firmly believe that it is time to be committed to protect the environment and reduce our climate footprint. We want to enjoy the beauties that surround us for a long time and this is why we believe in environmental sustainability. We are a gay couple and, as part of a minority, we are strong supporters of the principles of equality, anti-racism and respect for people and cultures.

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Ecology

We are committed to promote respect for the environment and animals.

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Sustainability

We make sustainable choices to minimize our climate footprint.

Equality

We support and promote the principle of equality of people and we consider diversity a value not to be lost.

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Respect

We are committed to always act in respect of others, of the environment and of all animals.

 

Respect
Ecology

Ecology

We are committed to promote respect for the environment and animals.

Sustainability2

Sustainability

We make sustainable choices to minimize our climate footprint.

Equality2

Equality

We support and promote the principle of equality of people and we consider diversity a value not to be lost.

Respect

Respect

We are committed to always act in respect of others, of the environment and of all animals.

Ecology

Ecology

We are committed to promote respect for the environment and animals.

Sustainability

We make sustainable choices to minimize our climate footprint.

Sustainability2
Equality2

Equality

We support and promote the principle of equality of people and we consider diversity a value not to be lost.

Respect

We are committed to always act in respect of others, of the environment and of all animals.

Respect

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