"CLASSIC ITALY" OR HOW I RELAXED IN ITALY
A trip to Italy was a real miracle for me, a dream come true. I fell in love with this country at first sight - the way you can fall…

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Folgaria - comfortable for beginners and interesting for professionals
In the southeast of Trentino is Folgaria - the land of quiet villages and interesting trails, the best place for those who decide to relax with their whole family. The…

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Sardinia: rest and prices
What makes up the price of holidays in Sardinia When planning the budget for your upcoming vacation in Sardinia, you need to remember the following stages of expenses. First of…

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industriousness

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Val Gardena – the largest Italian resort

Val Gardena is a valley in the Dolomites, part of the world’s largest ski region Dolomiti Superski. The ski pass of the same name unites 12 large ski areas and gives access to 1,200 km of slopes – but, of course, not all of them are connected directly by lifts. Specifically, from Val Gardena you can ski in three more valleys – Val di Fassa, Alta Badia and Arabba / Marmolada. The famous 40-km route Sella Ronda is used for this, ringing the Sella mountain range. Each valley also has its own ski area. Together, the four of them have 250 lifts and 570 km of slopes.

There are three resorts in Val Gardena – Ortisei, Selva and Santa Cristina. Ortisei of them is the largest, but also the least tourist – it is the administrative center of the valley, and most of the locals live there. Santa Continue reading

Tea and coffee. About normal and abnormal

The very first time in Italy, until I learned to speak Italian fluently, I was tormented by the question: “Do you have normal or hot tea?” I could speak tè caldo – hot tea, and I pronounced it as clearly as possible when ordering. And they continued to ask me with pressure: is it hot or is it NORMAL?

There is no normal tea in Italy, unfortunately. I have not seen a teapot in any house, nor in a single supermarket have I seen loose tea in packs. Tea is sometimes brewed in bags, and water is boiled in a saucepan, and a tea bag is thrown right there so that no one has the opportunity to regulate the strength of the tea. Well, and, of course, to wait until he cools down while talking, and drink barely warm pale Continue reading

Tometta from La Thuile

A small chocolate factory with the same name Chocolat (Fraz. Entreves, 2 – La Thuile) is easy to find without a navigator – you still feel the sweet aroma at the entrances to the village of La Thuile, long before a green vintage sign appears in sight. The members of the Collomb family, the founders of the workshop, have been leading a sweet life for thirty years. The father began the chocolate story, and then his son continued, smiling Stefano, more like the hero of Three Musketeers than a pastry chef. Dad, by the way, at his 73 years old continues to work at the factory and is not going to retire. “Who will voluntarily give up art?” He says passionately. And here we have nothing to object, especially to the Italian, in matters of art to a much more knowledgeable person. Continue reading

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Ischia Honey Island
Ischia is famous not only as the largest island of the Gulf of Naples with the healing properties of hot springs and chic spa-relaxation, but also as a favorite place…

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Verona
Verona is a city in northern Italy, the administrative center of the province of Verona. The second largest city in the Veneto region and one of the richest in Northern…

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MURANO. VENETIAN GLASS
Those ladies who wear jewelry made by Murano craftsmen have a special grace in their figure: the feminine nature always feels when men like it. Murano glass jewelry brings “vivid…

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VENICE CARNIVAL
The Venice Carnival - the ancestor of all other carnivals - to this day remains the most famous and popular carnival in Europe and, along with the carnival in Rio…

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