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My Top Travel Tip When in Italian Churches – Look Up

28/11/2016 | By

The glorious interiors of major Italian churches are well known, but don’t overlook the modest little village churches – they have surprises of their own, so make sure to look up!

Lots of marble in italian churches

Every inch of this chapel is covered in marble and coloured stone.

When we are in a new place for the first time – whether it is a new country or a city – we generally find ourselves just focusing on the distinct and noticeable points of interest around us. 

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Postcards from Palermo

14/11/2016 | By

A few of my holiday snaps from Palermo – a city steeped in culture, history and deliciously clever sweet treats!

Palermo genius of garaffo

The Genius of Garaffo, the ancient pagan deity who protects Palermo.

The city of Palermo is the capital of Sicily and is over 2,700 years old. 

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Sacra di San Michele

10/10/2016 | By

The Sacra di San Michele, also called St Michael’s Abbey, stands guard over the Val de Susa and is a breathtaking “Symbolic monument of the Piedmont region”

view from the base of sacra di san michele

There’s no getting away from the fact that my recent stay in Piemonte was pretty food focused. 

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Lambs’ Ears Takes a Vacation

19/09/2016 | By

I’m off to the Italian sunshine for a vacation, but  you can (virtually) come too!

Vacation time for Lambs' Ears

By the time you see this post, dear reader, I’ll be winging my way back to Italy for a well-earned vacation. 

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Postcards from Asti, Italy

22/08/2016 | By

I get to know the charming Italian town of Asti, in Piedmont – the perfect spot of spend a few days wandering the streets.

Asti street

The ancient town of Asti, in the Asti province, is a charming spot to while away a couple of days when exploring the Piedmont region of northwest Italy. 

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Monterosso al Mare on Italy’s Cinque Terre

18/07/2016 | By

Some glimpses of Monterosso al Mare – an historic and charming little village which forms part of Italy’s beautiful Cinque Terre.

Sea wall monterosso

Monterosso al Mare is one of the five villages (along with Vernazza, Corniglia,  Manarola and Riomaggiore) which form part of the rugged coastal stretch on the Italian Riviera called the Cinque Terre, and the bloke and I stayed there with some friends for a couple of days last year.

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