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The Best Hiking Trails in Northern Italy

The Best Hiking Trails in Northern Italy

Best hiking trails in northern Italy After months of lockdown, the desire to go out and meet again outdoors is irresistible. One of the best holiday options for fulfilling this craving is to go hiking! And where else than in beautiful Italy? I suspect that when it comes to Italy the first images that come […]

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Arena of Verona, an evening at the Opera

Written by on June 3, 2021 in Festivals, Things to See & Do
Arena of Verona, an evening at the Opera

Arena of Verona, an evening at the Opera in Italy The Arena in Verona announced and confirmed the dates of the summer Opera Festival. The shows will run from 19th June – 4th September for year 2021. The history of the Arena of Verona The Arena was built in the 1st century A.D by the […]

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo, a 5 star paradise on Lake Como

Written by on May 27, 2021 in Our favourite places to stay
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, a 5 star paradise on Lake Como

Grand Hotel Tremezzo, a 5 star paradise on Lake Como I now know that there are some destinations in the World where really the only way to experience them properly is as a big spender and from the lap of luxury. And Lake Como is one of them. We have visited Lake Como on various […]

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Easy recipe for Italian Borlotti Bean soup

Written by on May 20, 2021 in Gastronomy, Recipes
Easy recipe for Italian Borlotti Bean soup

Easy recipe for Italian Borlotti Bean soup or minestra Although in Italy the bean soup is a winter dish, we also like it in the summer or at any time really. It is one of our “family favourite” dish! It is not only delicious, but also very easy to make and healthy. Bean soup is […]

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Italy has opened its borders to international tourists

Written by on May 18, 2021 in Italy Stories, Practical Stuff
Italy has opened its borders to international tourists

Italy has opened its borders to international tourists from the EU, UK, Israel and USA, UAE, Canada and Japan Italy is ready to open its borders! Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the Health Minister Roberto Speranza have been working on a step by step plan to reopen the country both for national and international tourism. […]

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Best trail running races in Aosta Valley

Written by on May 18, 2021 in Aosta Valley, Sport and Adventure
Best trail running races in Aosta Valley

Best trail running races in the Aosta Valley There are so many incredible running trails in Northern Italy, especially in the Aosta Valley and in the Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso that stretches to Piemonte region. Running on these trails offers you breathtaking, panoramic views of the Italian Alps, waterfalls, deep valleys, glaciers, incredible rock formations […]

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Guide to trail running races in northern Italy

Written by on May 14, 2021 in Sport and Adventure
Guide to trail running races in northern Italy

Guide to trail running and races in northern Italy What is Trail Running? Trail running is a popular activity for the period of April – September, focused mainly for the summer season. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have mountains for trail running. Trail running can in fact be done everywhere. It is […]

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Technosport, Aosta – our favourite Ski Shop

Technosport, Aosta – our favourite Ski Shop

Two Mondays ago I got to spend a couple of hours with Egon Boccadelli Real, Marco Scagliarini and Andrea Zemoz at our favourite Aosta ski shop, Technosport. The guys had just about wrapped up another successful but thanks to COVID, challenging winter season and were in the process of preparing the shop for the summer. […]

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3 beautiful inland lakes to visit in Liguria, Italy

Written by on April 28, 2021 in Lakes & Rivers, Liguria
3 beautiful inland lakes to visit in Liguria, Italy

3 beautiful inland lakes to visit in Liguria, Italy Escape from the beach – but stay by the cool water This cute little article was kindly prepared for us, in her native Italian, by Selene Scinicariello. Selene is a travel and gastronomy writer & blogger. She is also editor of the website Viaggi Che Mangi! […]

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Easy recipe for Polpettone alla Ligure

Written by on April 23, 2021 in Gastronomy, Recipes
Easy recipe for Polpettone alla Ligure

Easy recipe for Polpettone alla Ligure The origin of Polpettone alla Ligure The Italian Riviera is awash in some of the finest fish in the Mediterranean. However, this long and narrow land is trapped between the mountains and the sea, which gives several beautiful fresh ingredients for the Ligurian cuisine. From the slopes we get […]

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