Archive for 'Italy'

Tuscany on a Shoestring – Yes, it’s possible!

Posted on 12. Aug, 2011 by .

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The costs of traveling in Italy are right in the middle of the pack in terms of European travel, but the idea of luxurious villas and indulgent food and wine in Tuscany tends to scare off budget travelers. However, with just a little clever pre-planning, travelers in any budget range can discover this beautiful region on a shoestring, without sacrificing any of the indulgence that makes Tuscany a must-visit destination.

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Our Top 5 Towns to Visit in Tuscany

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by .

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For those who haven’t been there, what they say about Tuscany really is true: gorgeous hills planted with olive trees and vineyards. While you could spend your trip in a rustic villa, swimming, sipping and sleeping the days away, taking in the culture and public life of Tuscany is fascinating. Read on for our top choices, which may surprise you…

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La Via dell’amore: The Path of Love | Cinque Terre, Italy

Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by .

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How is it that what started off as a convenient path for neighboring villages to sell fruit became the Cinque Terre National Park and UNESCO World Heritage site it is today? In a word? Love…

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Hotel Tip Of The Week: Belmonte Vacanze in Tuscany, Italy

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 by .

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Welcome to our weekly series Hotel Tip of The Week. Being on the road every day of the year means we stay at countless hotels along the way. For all the run-of-the-mill spots, there are the absolute gems which tick all the boxes, culminating in a trip highlight, rather than just a place to stay. This week’s Hotel Tip: Belmonte Vacanze in Tuscany, Italy.

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Polaroid of the week: The long way down to Vernazza | Cinque Terre, Italy

Posted on 26. May, 2011 by .

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Polaroid of the Week: The Long Way Down to Vernazza… Hiking the trail that connects the five villages of Cinque Terre is the best way to get to know this beautiful region and offers stunning views.

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Polaroid of the week: A lazy cat in Tuscany, Italy

Posted on 19. May, 2011 by .

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Attention cat lovers: The towns and villages in Tuscany are filled with cats. Italian mamas and grandmas love these four-legged cuddly animals as do we! Check out this cutie pie sunning himself under the Tuscan sun.

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