ITALY

ITALY / 17.05.2011

Whether you want to treat yourself with a special night like an Earl in a beautiful historical mansion, or you are wild about art and in search of hidden gems, Villa di Corliano is well worth a visit.[caption id="attachment_4781" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Villa di Corliano, Frescoes[/caption]Ideally located between Pisa and Lucca - an overlooked area of Tuscany...

ITALY / 02.04.2011

Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck riding through the traffic in Rome on a Vespa 125. It’s 1953 and the cult movie Roman Holiday transforms the Vespa, launched by Piaggio in 1946, in an icon and a social phenomenon.The romance between the world famous scooter and cinema is only at the beginning. The Vespa is ‘co-starring’ in La Dolce...

ITALY / 20.03.2011

Tuscany is by far the most famous Italian region among foreign travelers, still it is mainly identified with Florence, Siena, and the Chianti hills. There are many hidden treasures in the Serchio Valley, an area comprised between Pisa and Lucca. Less glamorous but more authentic, it can make you feel living like a local.[caption id=""...

ITALY / 16.03.2010

La Thuile is one of my favorite places for skiing in the Italian alps for a lot of reasons, but first because thanks to its peculiar position snow is great even in spring.However, like any place La Thuile has lots of pros and a few cons. So here are a few tips to fully enjoy...

ITALY / 02.12.2009

Whether it is for hiking or skiing I find the mountains always fascinating, no matter in which country or continent.The Dolomites are special for many reasons and they are gorgeous every season of the year. Let's start with winter and 5 good reasons to spend a holiday in a ski resort in the Dolomites:@ Awesome...

ITALY / 18.11.2009

Winter sports are not only about Alpine skiing and I know that there are lots of nordic ski fans. I tried only once and had a lot of fun by trying not to lose balance having only my foot tip hooked up to that tiny ski. Besides, you can enjoy a lot more nature and the scenery...

ITALY / 09.11.2009

Spreading over 3 valleys with its 180 km of slopes and fantastic views over the Alps, Monterosa Ski resort is a great choice for all skiers and especially for families with kids, as well as for snowboarders, who will enjoy the large slopes.And if you are wild about off-piste skiing, you won't be disappointed.For lodging,...

ITALY / 29.10.2009

Ski season is approaching and all passionate skiers are impatiently waiting for resorts opening. Italy offers great places for ski lovers, especially in the Alps and the Dolomites. Finding the right resort, according to ones tastes and needs, might be tricky thus I will be writing a few posts on the main Italian ski resorts...