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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Kronplatz: swim and steam
A 10-minute walk from the ski lifts in Riscone next to the Olympia 3 * and Majestic 4 * hotels is the wellness center CRON4 (Aquarium) - a favorite of…

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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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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

Top 10 Mountain Huts and Cabins in Europe: Travel Tips

Tourists shared their favorite places to stay. Among them: “Volcano Hut” in Iceland, mountain shelters and hotels, erected among the rocks.

Volcano Huts, Iceland
The 30 km Fimmvörðuháls trail takes you from the Skógar fields through the waterfalls and past the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. The path may seem tedious, especially if you have to go in the snow, which may linger until the end of June. Continue reading

Venice for children

Despite the fact that Venice has a very romantic image and lovers from all over the world tend to get here, couples with children do not lag behind them. Many families have a rest in the neighboring sea resorts of Italy, Croatia and Slovenia, and go to Venice for a day or two. Someone may suggest that there is no place for children in the stone labyrinth, I will try to dispel this myth based on personal experience. Continue reading

Sicilia Outlet Village: a paradise for shopaholics and lovers of enogastronomy
For fashion purchases in Italy, it is now optional to call in Milan; items from the latest fashion collections can also be found in Sicily. In the heart of the…

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Hills of florence
Already in the XIV century, a large number of "rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens" in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani,…

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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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Val di Fassa - for lovers of freeride
The Val di Fassa region is also well-equipped with well-prepared slopes, huge snow parks with curious obstacles, and modern, swift, recently updated lifts. And very soon these places can become…

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