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Fountains in Rome

One of the well-known signature features of Rome is its wonderful fountains. Despite the numerous landmarks in the city, fountains stand out, and rightly so, on their own as one of the leading attractions in Rome. They are an architectural wonder of both modern and ancient Rome and serve...

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Interesting Facts about Rome

Rome is the capital city of Italy and one of the most visited destinations in Italy and 16th most visited country in the world. Having been around for centuries, almost everyone knows that all roads lead to Rome, but not all know all the interesting facts about Rome. And there is a lot...

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Obelisks in Rome

We spent a wonderful holiday in Rome with kids, strolling through piazzas, loving the townscape in all its richness, and eating gelati while being mesmerized by those beautiful fountains. One thing that struck us though, was the number and variety of Rome’s Obelisks. – So of...

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Rome With Kids – the ultimate guide to exploring Rome

After exploring Venice with kids, Choggia and Apulia we returned to Italy this summer and explore Rome with kids. Overview of Rome The city of Rome is the historic capital of Italy and of Roma Provincia in Italy’s Lazio region. It is also known as “Caput Mundi”...

Chioggia - little Venice

Visit Chioggia, Italy Little Venice

Since the aristocratic Grand Tour was invented more than three and a half centuries ago, any European itinerary is incomplete without Italy.  Renaissance churches, palazzi, classic stone townscapes and Roman archaeological sites enrich this nation like no other.   Off the...

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Interesting Facts about Italy

Fun 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...

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

Best Places to Visit in Puglia – pin it 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...

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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...

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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...