A meeting of ways in Courmayeur

Courmayeur holiday

How would a father and son, skier and snowboarder team fare for five days on the slopes together? Jon Bickley took teenager Ben back to the Alps to find out… Courmayeur photos courtesy of Jon Bickley Jon and Ben ready to hit the slopes…   After the second time I went skiing with my son Ben, on a school trip to Bormio eight years ago, I felt More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Seasonal Sorrento

Free of the summer’s foreign tourists, but no less lively, Sorrento is a beautiful place to be at Christmas – here’s why it’s a perfect festive destination… Words and photos by Fleur Kinson It’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 20th, 2019
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Molise travel guide

Valentina Nicastro brings us some of her favourite places to stay, eat and visit in Molise – a little-known region of Italy that deserves to be better known… Where to eat Osteria Paradiso An institution in Isernia, More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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Molise: a voyage of discovery

Even here at Italia! we have rarely featured Molise, yet this unsung destination is deserving of your attention. Words and pictures by Valentina Nicastro You’re going where?” This is what friends kept asking More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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10 Christmas highlights of Milan

For a Christmas break with a difference, join Rachael Martin as she heads to Milan and nearby Lake Como to soak up the festive atmosphere…  Milan photos by Comune di Milano unless otherwise stated Braving the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Ostuni dining guide (and beyond!)

Jon Bickley shares his guide to the best places to eat in Ostuni in Puglia – with a few highlights from the nearby area too… Photos by Jon Bickley Ristorante Antiche Mura Cosy little restaurant (left) specialising More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Return to Puglia

Fifteen years since he lasted visited, Jon Bickley returns to Puglia for a short stay with his wife and friends. Photos by Jon Bickley, unless otherwise stated Puglia paradise: the pool area is a haven of relaxation. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Avoiding Bernini in Rome

The sculptor and architect created many of Rome’s most iconic sights – you can hardly take a selfie without him bombing you. Words by Joe Gartman, photos by Patricia Gartman La Fontana del Tritone in Piazza More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Valle di Gran San Bernardo travel guide

Rachael Martin explores the best places to eat and stay in this peaceful corner of northern Italy, tucked away among the mountains of the Valle d’Aosta… Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated Relax More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Slow travel in the Valle d’Aosta

The Great St Bernard Valley in the Valle d’Aosta links Italy with Switzerland. Rachael Martin discovers why it’s the ideal place to unwind… Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated The More...