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Things to do in Trieste Italy

Trieste is the capital of Italy’s Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in the North-east of Italy, overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Taking advantage of its perfect location on the sea, Trieste used to be a very prominent port city. Remnants of the past can be seen in piazzas (squares) along the water’s edge. Present day locals are more …

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Things to do in Bologna, Italy

There are so many things to do in Bologna, Italy. Attractions in Bologna (other than the divine cuisine!) include dozens of museums, landmarks, parks and gardens. In addition, UNESCO crowned Bologna the “City of Music” in 2006. The European Union declared it the European Capital of Culture in 2000. Bologna is located in northern Italy …

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Villa Lante Bagnaia, Viterbo Italy

Villa Lante is a stunning estate in Bagnaia, Italy. Bagnaia is a little gem of a village just 78 kilometers (48 miles) north of Rome. There are several reasons to consider a visit to this small village in the Viterbo Italy province, including the important fact that very few people do. After fighting the crowds …

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The Park of Monsters – Il Parco dei Mostri di Bomarzo, Viterbo, Italy

The Park of the Monsters, or The Sacro Bosco, is the oldest park that we’ve ever ventured into. But with a name like the Park of Monsters, you’d expect nothing less. The Park of Monsters is a dark, forested and moss covered expanse of land. The stroll inside is actually quiet and serene, until you happen …

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Pontone – A Walk Back In Time

My favorite day in Sorrento was a complete surprise.  I read plenty of guide books, watched all of the travel channel shows and thumbed through magazines before heading to the Almafi coast, but nothing really prepared me for Pontone. Or, more accurately, the hike to Pontone. My husband and I started out taking the ferry from …

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