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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Smells and tastes of summer in Trentino
Trentino offers great local produce and excellent restaurants. The taste and healing properties of local wines and traditional products turn the enogastronomy of this region into real wealth, which should…

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Sardinian goodies
Italian cuisine is the best cuisine in the world, with each province having its own signature dishes, which envy the cuisine of any randomly selected country. In this context, Sardinia…

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Monthly Archives: November 2018

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 frantically grab onto mobile phones – and here is your first surprise! My mobile operator greeted me in the territory of … Slovenia, and a neighbor received an SMS with roaming tariffs for the territory of Croatia. Continue reading

The Black Five – the five “black” tracks of Kronplatz

Kronplatz is the largest local resort of Dolomiti Superski, with a total of 105 km of pistes. Most of the descents are quite comfortable and are marked in blue on the diagram, however, it will be interesting for both average skiers and experienced experts to ride here: it is unlikely that anyone will refuse to drive long arcs at good speed along an ideally prepared and wide slope. Well, if you want something more serious, then the experts of The Black Five are five Kronplatz black tracks. Continue reading

Italian hotels: what the stars say

The average tourist used to navigate the world of hotels by stars. Everyone knows, for example, that five stars are better than four, and even more so than three. Upon closer examination, however, it turns out that hotels with the same number of stars can differ from each other, like heaven and earth in terms of the services provided and the condition of the hotel itself, even within one country. What is the matter? The permissiveness of hoteliers? No matter how. Continue reading

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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Thermal Resorts Lombardy
Baths of Sant Omobono Province of bergamo Terme di sant'omobono Viale alle Fonti 117 24038 Sant'Omobono Terme (BG) Telefono: +39 035.851114 Type of water: sulphate-bicarbonate-calcium. Sulfur waters are especially beneficial…

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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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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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