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5 Towns of Lake Como You’ve Never Heard Of


Published in HuffingtonPost.com When I mention to people I live on Lake Como everybody says “Oh, near George Clooney?”. Way back in 2002, Clooney had bought Villa Oleandra in Laglio, on the western branch of the lake but according to the national Italian news channel TG24 he sold it last year. Nonetheless, people still associate George and Lake Como. I…

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WHAT KIND OF ITALY TRAVELER ARE YOU?


Published in Vietnam Discovery Travel | World Travel Are you passionate about art and cuisine? Or have a flair for design and fashion? Perhaps the legends and history are what you want to experience. Too boring for you – are you looking for sport and adventure? No matter what kind of traveler you are, Italy has a bit of something…

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KEEP SAFE, TRAVEL SMART, A GUIDE FOR WOMEN TRAVELERS


Published in Girletrips.com While looking up at the towers of the Sagra Familia in Barcelona, browsing the shop windows of Milan’s Via Montenepoleone or riding a European style trolley in San Francisco, it is  easy to get distracted and far easier for a pick-pocket to get his/her job done. Tourists and new comers are not the only victims, native city…

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10 GREAT PLACES FOR KISSING IN MILAN


Published in Milanostyle.com Best places to stop and kiss in Milan. I got the idea for this guide after a trip to Hawaii with my husband. In the guide book they had romantic places to kiss. Here are our choices for Milan: 1. Top of the Duomo – you can take an elevator or the spiral stone staircase of 919 steps…

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ORRIDO DI BELLANO – NATURAL WATERFALL AND GORGE BELLANO LAKE COMO


Published in Lakecomostyle.com One of Italy’s most beautiful natural spectacles is just 90 km from Milan. It’s called the Orrido di Bellano. A natural waterfall and gorge carved into the rocky mountainside of the pre-alps in the city of Bellano on Lake Como. It is said to be in the making for over 15 million years. It’s a natural gorge carved by glacial waters of the Pioverna Streams. Located…

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TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN LECCO


Published in Lakecomostyle.com Lecco is about 55 km north of Milan.  The city lies on the eastern branch of Lake Como set at the base of the Alps surrounded by nature.  The nearest airports are Milano Malpensa, Milano Linate and Bergamo Orio al Serio. Read more:  How to get to Lecco , Read more: Hotels in Lecco While you are in Lecco, you…

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