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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Car Route: Amalfi Coast
After long trips, trading in spices and expensive fabrics in southern Italy, as well as traveling to the farthest places like Tunisia, Alexandria, Antioch or the metropolis of Constantinople, the…

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Central and Northern Italy: Route Overview
I continue the promised publication of motor routes in Europe. Today there will be north and center of Italy (arrival and departure and Venice). April 30 (Monday) Padua. A small…

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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 as Zelten Dzelten with candied fruit and Buchteln jam with jam filling, sprinkled with vanilla icing sugar, Spitzbuben and Lebkuchen cookies and jam. In the mountainous region of Val d’Aosta / Val D’Aosta, the “ancestor” of the famous panettone – Mecoulin “meculin” is put on the festive table: a sweet loaf with raisins. Continue reading

Val di Fiemme - good skiing and great après ski
In the midst of the Dolomites lies the huge Val di Fiemme valley - an ideal place for those who prefer a varied vacation in the mountains and do not…

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Val di Fiemme - good skiing and great après ski
In the midst of the Dolomites lies the huge Val di Fiemme valley - an ideal place for those who prefer a varied vacation in the mountains and do not…

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Tomato fantasies. With stale bread in Tuscany
Residents of Italian Tuscany like to tell foreigners with mock humility that their cuisine is “poor” (cucina povera). However, they also know how to turn simple rural food into a…

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Trails and snow parks Trentino
Your acquaintance with the Italian ski resorts should undoubtedly begin with the sunny, perfectly equipped smooth slopes of Trentino. Beginners choose this region for gently sloping convenient green and blue…

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