Other Italy
"Ladies and gentlemen! Our plane landed at the airport of Trieste. We are glad to welcome you in Italy," - says a nice male baritone. Out of Moscow habit, we…

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Love Stories at Hotel Eden
The walls of the exquisite Roman Hotel Eden, owned by the Dorchester Collection, recall many romantic stories. In 1898, actress Eleanor Duse and writer, poet, and playwright Gabriel d'Annunzio stayed…

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Madonna di Campiglio - a glamorous ski vacation
When the sea becomes cool and the alpine peaks are covered with thick snow, the powers that be change the beach resorts to ski resorts. The rich and famous go…

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Olympia della Tofane – Olympic track in the Dolomites

Olimpia delle Tofane is one of the most famous and most beautiful downhill runs on which the World Cup competitions are held. For the first time the track was opened for athletes in 1956, during the Winter Olympic Games. Then men competed here – the legendary Austrian Tony Sailer won. Since 1969, the Tofan regularly hosts competitions of the White Circus – the Alpine Skiing World Cup. Until the beginning of the 90s, both male and female races were held in Cortina d’Ampezzo, however, since 1993 Olimpia delle Tofane has become an exclusively “female” track – athletes compete in downhill and super giant. Continue reading

7 hotels where you can meet the president
Heads of state, like mere mortals, sometimes sleep. True, they usually do this in personal residences or in luxury hotels. It is difficult for an ordinary tourist to get into…

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In 1861, the painter Odoardo Borrani, a humble singer of Florentine terraces and studios, painted a picture called the date - April 26, 1859. A young woman is sewing, sitting…

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To the Christmas table
We bring to your attention a brief map of Italy in the perspective of Christmas treats: Let's start from the north: Trentino Alto Adige makes sweet pastries for Christmas, such…

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7 hotels where you can meet the president
Heads of state, like mere mortals, sometimes sleep. True, they usually do this in personal residences or in luxury hotels. It is difficult for an ordinary tourist to get into…

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