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Slideguide to Lake Garda

Guide to Lake Garda General: Capital city: There isn’t an actual capital city, however Desenzano is the largest by population. Other principle cities: Riva del Garda, Garda and Torri del Benaco, while the towns of Salò and Gardone are known as the Gardone Riviera. Read more about the Centomiglia here: Postcards from the Regatta; Centomiglia, Lake Garda Main airport/s: Verona …

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Gardone Riviera; Sailboats, Speedboats and Sports Cars

It’s common knowledge that Italy oozes style, hell if you google the definition of style it’s probably written in Italian! The cities of Rome and Milan are strongholds of European fashion, where immaculately groomed residents  gently wrap perfectly manicured fingers around slim stemmed glasses filled with prosecco. Those that know their Versace from their Galliano though, probably holiday in the Gardone …

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Leggings and Lasagne; An active Cultural tour of Liguria

The intrepid team of media professionals invited to experience the pleasures of Liguria had been split into two groups, active cyclists and foodies, hence the title. The truth is however it was too warm to need leggings and although we all enjoyed a variety of pasta dishes, lasagne wasn’t one of them. Until the unification of Italy, Liguria was a …

Riding ebikes in Liguria, Italy

Guest Post by Alison Bailey When accepting the invitation to take part in an active trip to Liguria, Italy the stand out activity was the opportunity to ride some ebikes; I was curious. I’m now of a certain vintage where my mail consists of exotic cruises for the more mature and health care plans! However, slowing down is not an option….yet. Cycling …

A Four Wheel Adventure in Molise, Italy

Exploring the Molise countryside on horseback for three days, had provided a great way to discover what this part of Italy had to offer. Four hoof drive had not always been comfortable however, so the opportunity to experience it in a four-wheel drive Fiat sounded like a luxurious adventure. Italy’s newest region is south of Rome, bordered by Abruzzo, and …

Autumn Surprises in Molise, Italy

Surprise, surprise Italy is beautiful in autumn, and none more so than the small region of Molise, south of Rome. A hilly, wooded region with scattered villages, and small towns, many are built directly into the hillside. There are also impressive hilltop fortresses, and idle wind farms, which scar the horizon of the high ridges. However, it is the wooded …

Portraits of Culture – Peoples of Destination

Travelling is about enjoying experiences, either visiting a well known or little visited destination, savouring the journey, relaxing, finding adventure, visiting family, attending a festival or event these are just a few of the multitude of reasons for travelling. An often quoted reason by travellers is to experience a different culture, to immerse themselves in an alien community. “The wider …

Non-tourist Venice – eating for adventure and enjoyment, not sustenance and convenience

Johanna Read Website: TravelEater I love travelling and I love eating, but I hate eating tourist food. So I collect advice about eating (and about what to do between snacks).  I figured I should share …  You can follow me on twitter, or share eating advice at TravelEater. TravelMind 1. How did you get involved in writing/blogging? I’ve been writing all …