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Interesting Facts about Italy

Just for fun, here are some interesting facts about Italy that we find most intriguing. It’s difficult for a single article to make more than a scratch on the surface of the deep layers of a vibrant culture that spring from this nation. Apart from being interesting in their own right...

15 Best Places to Visit in Puglia (Apulia), Italy

We found ourselves in Puglia almost by chance. We were offered the chance to spend five autumn weeks housesitting down in the tip of Italy’s heel – near where the British food writer Patience Gray had lived and written.  We loved it so much we have just arranged to go back in...

Venice with kids

Are you planning family holiday in Italy, then you must visit Venice and read our guide Venice with kids. About Venice Venice is at the top of the Adriatic in Italy’s north east and is the capital of the Veneto region. The city is made up of 118 small islands separated by canals, and most...

the colibricon express - cable car

Colbricon Express – New Gondola Lift at San Martino

  The Colbricon Express – New Gondola Lift at San Martino di Castrozza- Introduction   During our winter holiday in San Martino, we had loads of fun skiing and snowboarding. One of the girls favourite piste was Ces, which has a new cable car.   Named the Colbricon Express...

Winter Holiday in San Martino

Winter Holidays in San Martino We spent December in Iceland, which was wonderful, but for our desert-born twins, it has to be said that it lacked snow.  They needed more cold, clear air to satisfy their expectations on emerging from the Middle East into European winter.  What better than...

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