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The cheese room at Eataly in Turin
Eating your way through the northern Italian province of Piedmont is one of life’s great pleasures. Aperitif, chocolate and coffee have long been a tradition in northern Italy. The province of Piedmont produces 36% of Italy’s chocolates, its capital Turin is home of the world-renown Lavazza coffee brand and...
things to do in turin
Grand Palaces, Egyptian mummies and the Holy Shroud, Turin is a majestic baroque city. Located at the top of the Italian boot, and bordered by France to the west and Switzerland to the north, Turin was the first city to house an Italian government when Victor Emmanuel II became King...
stromboli volcano
Rocks the size of body parts fly above us in an orange fizz. The earth rumbles and a pungent mushroom of sulphur puffs up from the abyss. We are standing on the lip of Stromboli volcano, a temperamental volcano in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of mainland Italy...
puglia
Lanes to get lost in, like stepping back in time, timeless in lifestyle and (other than Alberobello and Ostuni) relatively undiscovered. These towns are located in the central region of Puglia Italy. These places are all very easy to drive between and ideal for a three-day exploration of the...
portofino 3
The Italian Riviera resort towns beckon with picturesque bays, suntanned bodies, rocky alcoves and colourful buildings. You'll find beaches and coves packed with beach chairs in many Italian coastal towns.So where exactly is the Italian Riviera? It's also known as the Ligurian Riviera and is a coastal strip between...
museo del cinema
Soak up celluloid bliss at Museo del Cinema Torino in Turin, Italy. The museum is an Italian temple to cinema.Museo del Cinema After a long flight, I'm tempted to lie down in a bright red chaise lounge in Turin's Museo del Cinema. And having a snooze while Clark Gable flickers...