Wellness in the mountains

Amy McPherson discovers the healing power of nature in the mountains and ancient forests of Trentino Image by Filippo Frizzera Images by Amy McPherson unless otherwise stated It has just rained. Soft, dense and moist autumn leaves cushion our steps, and I have the urge to pounce beneath the leafy heaps like a cat, to dig my paws into the fluffy earth, More...

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By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
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The Grandeur of Venetian Palaces

The best way to see the wealth of sumptuous palaces in Venice is by water, says Sara Scarpa Images by Iain Reid  The Grand Canal, Venice’s main artery, is where the most illustrious Venetian noble families lived More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, June 21st, 2022
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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 More...

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...