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Framura, Liguria Weekend Getaway


Sea, sun and fantastic food. We were looking for a place that would satisfy three criteria: A place that was off the beaten path where we wouldn’t run into swarms of people A place we could do some sport to jumpstart our Spring/Summer fitness routine A place we could eat well, yet healthily (and maybe splurge on a treat or…

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Crotto Quartino – Piuro, Italy


Read about our day trip to Chiavenna and our gastronomic adventure at Crotto Quartino in the town of Piuro, up near the Swiss border.  We tried the specialty Pizzoccheri Chiavennaschi and visited an authentic Crotto wine cellar. TRADITIONAL TASTES AT CROTTO QUARTINO (PIURO) published in Lakecomostyle.com   Discovering Pizzoccheri Chiavennaschi in Valchievenna-Valtellina, Lombardy If you have read any of my…

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Video Promo for Milan


Promotional video for the city of Milan, Italy This video features photos of Milan’s most treasured monuments and sights. Duomo, The Canals – Il Naviglio, Castello Sforzesco, La Scala Opera House, Galleria Vittorio Emmauele, Cripta di San Giovanni in Conca, Shopping in the Golden Quadrilateral, The Milan Central Station and more…   Video produced by Celia Abernethy TravelPostRepeat.com See more videos on my…

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Manzoni Would Have Applauded Streep


Published in HuffingtonPost.com A reflection piece on current events “Bullies, oppressors and all men who do violence to the rights of others are guilty not only of their own crimes, but also of the corruption they bring into the hearts of their victims.” The words and message of Meryl Streep echo the very same reminder that abuse of power holds grave…

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Video Promo for Lake Como


Promotional video for Lake Como  A perfect destination for your European vacation.  The video features  Como, Lecco, Varenna and Bellagio as well as other small towns and villages nearby. Lake Como has everything you need for a family holiday or romantic getaway vacation; luxury hotels , vacation rentals, fine dining and traditional cuisine. Video produced by Celia Abernethy TravelPostRepeat.com See…

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FREE Travel Guide Book about Lake Como


Get your FREE Travel Guide Book about Lake Como Towns and villages to visit Villas of Lake Como Walking Food Tour Accommodation and information Restaurants Things to See & Do Click here to Subscribe to LakeComoStyle.com mailing list and Get a Free Lake Como Travel Guide

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24 HOURS IN MILAN


Published in Milanostyle.com A One Day Itinerary in Milan, Italy You’ve only got one day to visit Milan – here is a guide on how to best spend your time. You can follow this D.I.Y. tour, or book a 3 hour tour with a guide. Morning Start the day at Bar Magenta for morning coffee and fresh croissants and brioche. Bar Magenta…

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PANETTONE ITALIAN CHRISTMAS CAKE


Published in ItalyTravelandmore.com Dating back to a Milanese baker from the early 1800’s, Panettone can now be found on most Italian Christmas tables.  It has become very popular in other parts of Europe and South America and is spreading throughout North America as well. Popular brands are Maina, Tre Marie, Motta, Alemagna, Bauli and there are many more. According to…read more Most…

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SKI AT SUNRISE TRENTINO – ALTO ADIGE, ITALY


Published in ItalyTravelandMore.com Silence. Pristine, white snow. The only sound is the woosh of your skis and a cool whisper of wind. The golden glow embraces you and accompanies you downhill. Be the first to leave your tracks on the slope.  Trentino Ski Sunrise is the skier’s salute to the sun. From January to March, the piste of Trentino will…

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WHO HAS STYLISH ELECTION MERCHANDISE, CLINTON OR TRUMP?


Published in Huffington Post On a recent trip through LAX Los Angeles airport, I came across a shop selling election merchandise. The display was equally and symmetrically distributed between the two major candidates. T-Shirts, baseball caps, coffee mugs, dolls, even toilet paper with the candidates’ portraits. Both candidates have online stores selling promotional merchandise for their campaigns. Hillary Clinton https://shop.hillaryclinton.com…

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