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Sicily the Paradise Island of Gods, Grandeur and Glamour

Published in –  Tour Sicily by car or by train, travel  guide How to get the most out of your visit to Sicily! No matter what kind of traveler you are, Sicily has it all. Archaeology, tradition and glamour all found on this Italian paradise island. Sicily the Paradise Island of Gods, Grandeur and Glamour “To have seen Italy without having…

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The Secret Boardwalk of the Italian Riviera

Published in Huffington Post – A town with a secret Framura is a quiet town, happy to be Cinque Terra’s neighbor and not in the least envious of her limelight. The residents are kind and welcoming but they have been keeping a little secret; Cinque Terra, Italy is world renowned for its colorful houses built on the peak of rocky hillsides…

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Perfect Wedding Dress Shopping in Milan

Published in – How to find a wedding dress in Milan Wedding boutiques need special appointments, here’s how you can get an appointment at the most exclusive showrooms: The Excelsior Hotel Gallia, and celebrity stylist Melanie Payge,have teamed up to offer you the perfect wedding dress shopping experience. You and a friend will be pampered in a luxury suite and get…

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Published in – Lecco has hamburgers too. Great place for the family, a casual date or a good hearty burger. They pride themselves in being 100% Italian; using  local meats, artisanal beers and even the cola is a national brand. Good, quality meat and friendly service.Vegetarian choices are also available. Decorated with trendy, pseudo-urban-industry furnishings and vintage style sofas and cinema chairs. Prices…

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Framura, Liguria Weekend Getaway

Published in – 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…

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Crotto Quartino – Piuro, Italy

Published in – 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)     Discovering Pizzoccheri Chiavennaschi in Valchievenna-Valtellina, Lombardy If you have read any…

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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 See more videos on my…

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Manzoni Would Have Applauded Streep

Published in 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 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 mailing list and Get a Free Lake Como Travel Guide

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