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famous landmarks in italy
A land with a long history, there’s a treasure trove of landmarks in Italy that are instantly recognisable. Italy is a history lover’s dream destination, packed with Greek temples, Roman ruins, Baroque churches and from medieval castles. Italy's UNESCO World Heritage sites reflect the mastery in architecture and building. With...
Sacre Monte di Varallo
The last glimpse of Milan fades away in the rear vision mirror of our rented Fiat. Cars zip by and trucks hurtle past along the highway. Our destination is the relatively unknown town of Varallo drawn by the Sacred Mountain of Varallo or Sacro Monte di Varallo. Sacro Monte di...
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...
rome at night
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rome has no shortage of amazing sites and places to visit. We tend to plan our vacations and travels around daytime activities but, when you think about it, we spend nearly the same amount of time exploring during the nighttime....
lake como view
Mention Lake Como and most people think of George Clooney, Mel Gibson or Madonna. For centuries, Lake Como has inspired poets, novelists, composers and movie stars with its beauty from Mark Twain to Winston Churchill, Elizabeth Taylor and Clark Gable. A picturesque region with charming villas, lovely gardens, cobblestone villages...
puglia
Lanes to get lost in, like stepping back in time, timeless in lifestyle and (other than Alberobello and Ostuni) relatively undiscovered. These towns in Puglia are located in the central region of Puglia in Italy. These places are all very easy to drive between and ideal for a three-day exploration...

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