Top 10 guide to the best of Italy’s coastal wildlife

The seas around Italy are teeming with life and its coastline boasts a thrilling array of natural wonders. Jenny Oldaker explores a few of its highlights… Images are Getty unless otherwise stated With a coastline of 7,600km (including islands), the sea has always been hugely important to Italy, helping the country maintain healthy trade links and More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
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Lockdown life: stay entertained with Italia!

As we’re well into lockdown three here in Britain, it can be tricky finding new ways to entertain ourselves, especially with the weather being so cold outside. Well, not to worry, Italia! has got you covered. Whether More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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The Perfect Italian Pandemic Pick-Me-Up

Julia Kolbert tells the little-known story of Tiramisù: The Perfect Italian Pandemic Pick-Me-Up   For all the extolling of their Mediterranean diet, the Italians do have a decidedly sweet tooth, especially More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Appassionata: Rolling out Recipes from Le Marche – Spaghetti alle vongole

Dawn from Appassionata shares one of their favourite recipes as seen on their fantastic blog. Dawn says “Here’s one of our favourite recipes, probably because it’s quick, easy and delicious!” Spaghetti More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Appassionata: The five golden rules of buying a fractional ownership property

Dawn Cavanagh-Hobbs of luxury holiday home company Appassionata here provides her five golden rules of buying a fractional ownership property. Fractional ownership is, at its core, a means for individuals to purchase More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Appassionata for American Owners

This week Dawn Cavanagh-Hobbs tells us all about Appassionata for American Owner and how to protect your assets and experience the magic of Le Marche. Appassionata is a boutique, family run, fractional ownership More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Letters from Le Marche: chapter three

Dawn from Appassionata talks about the moment they began viewing properties that would lead them to fulfilling their dream…. Our weekend in Florence was over in a flash and we reluctantly flew back to London More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Le Marche Living

Dawn Cavanagh-Hobbs, founder and director of fractional ownership company Appassionata, is in love with interior design. We asked her about Italian home décor trends, and how to get the look in your own home… My More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Appassionata: Letters to Le Marche, chapter two

Chapter Two – Florence.. I gazed around the Piazza and sipped my cappuccino elegantly, copying the glamorous Italians on the next table. Trying not to get the milky froth all around my mouth. I love to people More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Appassionata: Letters from Le Marche, chapter one

Over the past few years many people have asked me to write a blog, me, I’m not even on Facebook! But, I do like writing and relish the opportunity to share our Italian adventures with you. Was it the classic More...