Vespa Street Art Tour in Rome

It’s no secret how much I love hunting down street art wherever I am in the world. The ever-changing urban art landscape in cities is a silent but booming voice. A…

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Dine like a Roman with Secret Food Tours Rome

One of the main reasons I travel to Italy so often, let’s be honest, is to feast on their culinary delights. It’s one European country I’ll never go hungry in…

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Winter family break in Italy | Andalo, Trentino

The last time I hurtled down a snowy mountain on a pair of skis I was a carefree teenager. School ski trips to France and Austria firmly imprinted the thrill…

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Winter la dolce vita in Trentino, Italy

Trentino might not immediately jump to mind when considering a winter sports break. It tends to play second fiddle to the usual suspects – Switzerland and France. Well, guess what? You’re…

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Postcards from a Southern Sicily holiday

With temperatures dropping, darker nights and scarf season upon us, I’m huddled up with my hot water bottle under a cosy blanket and find myself reminiscing about holidays of yore. For…

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10 reasons to swap the beach for a family adventure in the Italian Dolomites

This summer we didn’t want the same old family beach holiday – Tanning on a sun lounger, dozing off to the sound of lapping waves, kids frolicking in the sand. All…

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Summer in the Dolomites with children

Many people thought I was mad booking a hiking holiday with two young kids.  Spending the summer in the Dolomites with children?  Honestly, as the holiday approached I too started…

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Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa review – San Cassiano, Italian Dolomites

For our first summer in the mountains there was only ever one hotel on the list.  Located not far from the Austrian border in a small mountain village of San Cassiano…

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