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There are two things we discover quickly after setting off on a walk from the shores of Lake Garda on a serene Sunday morning…

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Visitors have been flocking to the pretty village of Sirmione ever since the first Roman hitched up his toga and dipped a toe into the hot mineral waters of the Terme di Catullo…

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The Swiss Face of Lake Maggiore

On February 27, 2015 By

As we drove further north, I began to fear for the beauty of the lake in whose company I had spent so much time. Had the Mediterranean spirit of its Italian meanderings been lost to the Alpine discipline of its Swiss shores?

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Can anyone actually afford to shop in Milan’s Quadrilatero d’Oro or are these outlets just showcases for collections, static runways for designers who can’t afford not to be seen in one of the world’s fashion capitals…

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From 1st May to 31st October 2015 an estimated 20 million visitors will descend on Milan and its satellite host sites expecting to be entertained, informed and amazed. And Milan is gearing up to deliver on all three fronts…

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The Italian Lakes had existed as a romanticised location in our imaginations for many, many years. A destination that had been elevated to such a lofty position…

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Our Ten Favourite Hikes from 2014

On December 18, 2014 By

It’s been a year of outstanding meals thankfully the effects of which have been countered by some equally outstanding hikes, many of which have taken our breaths away…

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Walk through the doors and unassuming gives way to an unexpected and rather grandiose vestibule and dining room with chandeliers and scarlet tablecloths that…

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