Discover the Rolli Palaces of Genoa

The Palazzi dei Rolli are a living showcase for the wealth and power of certain 17th-century Genoese families The lavish Palaces of the Rolli were the ultimate display of familial affluence, influence and splendour during Genoa’s Renaissance and Baroque periods. To see one such building survive to this day is remarkable, yet this port city poised More...

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By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, June 21st, 2022
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5 foodie reasons to visit Naples!

Love delicious Italian food? Looking for your next adventure? Look no further and discover our five foodie reasons to visit the beautiful Naples! Image by Nik Owens on Unsplash 1. Pizza You can’t visit Naples More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Monday, May 16th, 2022
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48 hours in Majella

Officially listed in the UNESCO Geopark network, Majella in Abruzzo is a dream for nature lovers, as Val Nicastro discovers. Images by Val Nicastro About an hour’s drive inland from Pescara and the beaches of More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Monday, May 16th, 2022
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Top 10 guide to Urbino

The Marche region has a glittering coastline, verdant hills, majestic mountains, and a trove of artistic treasures – Chris Allsop explains why your first cultural stop should be Urbino. Images by Val Nicastro  The More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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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 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...