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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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…

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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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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

Metro and electric trains in Naples
In Naples, it is impossible to understand public transport, but in fact - everything is simple. Everywhere you need the metro goes. What is written on the machines is again…

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The best overseas hotels where President Putin has stayed
Due to constant business visits, Russian President Vladimir Putin regularly stops at various hotels around the world, but it’s not often seen in the press about where the head of…

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Trenitalia: super-economics have become even cheaper
With the help of Trenitalia it is very convenient to travel around Italy, and even stop by in neighboring countries. But you need to think about your route in advance,…

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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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