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The best overseas hotels where President Putin has stayed
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Love Stories at Hotel Eden
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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

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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Tomato fantasies. With stale bread in Tuscany
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Trails and snow parks Trentino
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