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Europe Italy Kids Lombardy

Leolandia is the children’s amusement park even grown ups will enjoy.

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02/12/2017

After Jacopo’s 100th request to go to Leolandia, we organized a day at the Lombard fun park during Halloween weekend, renamed (for obvious reasons) HalLEOween !!
On the 30th of October, therefore, armed with witch hats, pumpkin shaped bags and a headband with ghosts (obviously for me) we reach Leolandia, which during  the “night…


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Europe Italy Veneto

Verona hit and run – half a day in the city of Romeo and Juliet

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27/10/2017

Verona
When one hears the name Verona the first thing that comes to mind are Romeo and Juliet, the most unfortunate lovers in human history.

Taking advantage of a warm October day and a work commitment in the town of Christmascakes, Pandoro, Pierluigi and I arranged a hit and run…


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Europe Friuli Venezia Giulia Italy

Tarvisio in summer: things to do and place to visit

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01/09/2017

Tarvisio
Summer for me has always meant:  sea, white beaches and scent  of salty air. This year, in spite of the hot July and the (blatant) pressure from my husband, we decided to spend 10 days in Tarvisio, the northeastern part of the Friuli Venezia Giulia region in Italy.

Well, it…


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Europe Italy Tuscany

Sights and Smells of Medieval Tuscany villages: Volterra and Bolgheri

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07/08/2017

Medieval Tuscany
Pierluigi, Jacopo and I spent two days discovering two Tuscany gems: Volterra and Bolgheri.

Sited on the confluence of the Cecina and Era Valle, Volterra is a very ancient city of Etruscan origin.

Volterra
Volterra city centre
Volterra
Volterra still has a typical medieval appearance which has been preserved almost intact over the…


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Europe Italy Puglia

A sunny and warm sunday discovering the heart of Puglia

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14/05/2017

Taking advantage of a warm mid summer weekend, we took off for the heart of Puglia, particularly Alberobello, Monopoli and Polignano a Mare.
 
The Trullo
Alberobello
Located about 60 km south of Bari, Alberobello is the home of the famous ‘Trullo’. Splendid cone-shaped constructions that have been used as homes since ancient…