Tag archive for ‘blog’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 8th, 2017

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 13th, 2017

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, September 5th, 2017

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

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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Appassionata: The Business of Fabulous – Fractional Ownership

Fractional Ownership is a growing successful concept, but few people really understand exactly what it means, or the benefits it can give.  It is frequently confused with timeshare, conjuring up a very negative More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Family Matters – Appassionata’s exclusive Italian venture

Meet the Family. As a child my favourite TV programme was the Waltons.  The love and warmth, the sharing and caring, working together were all important things to me. I always imagined having a large family, six More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Appassionata: Finding fashion in Le Marche

In this instalment of the Appassionata blog, Dawn Cavanagh-Hobbs describes a fantastic shopping experience at the Tods outlet in Sant’Elpidio A Mare. Sometimes we just need a little retail therapy to lift More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

#italiamoments – Weekly Round Up: Classic

The weekly round up is here! We love your photography too much to keep it to ourselves, we’re going for a very classic, elegant focus to start with… We enjoy the photos you send us so much we’ve More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Al fresco Italian at Vivo, Islington

It can be summer all year round when you dine al fresco Italian on Vivo’s roof terrace, as Hannah Bellis finds out At the table across from me are a group of four girls drinking cocktails and passing poker More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Salvatore Ferragamo

My mother in law remembers shopping for shoes at Ferragamo in Florence many moons ago and Salvatore Ferragamo would be there with his leather apron around his waist. The shop is still the same, located in the magnificent More...