The Best Breakfast in Firenze

“Our selection: two fruit tarts, one with kiwi and strawberry and the other with mandarin slices. A glazed brioche, syrupy and sticky, topped with cream and raspberries”.

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Cucina Veronese

In fair Verona, where we lay our scene… the food is hearty and the wine is good. I spent a year living in this idyllic city, in the Veneto region of Italy (North-East), and truth be told, I ate my way through Verona during my time there.

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Window shopping in Milan

Before I left Italy in September, I made the quick trip from Alessandria to Milan for a day of (mainly) window shopping. I’d never visited before and as soon as I walked down to the underground I felt right at home.

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The (wet) road to Lago Blu

Last Sunday we decided to head for Lago Blu, an alpine lake in Breuil-Cervinia, Valle d’Aosta. I’ve never had much opportunity to experience hiking before this Summer, and I’m really basking in all of these mountain walks I’m going on.

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Mergozzo + Maggiore

Exactly 10 months to the day after I moved out of my apartment and departed for the final time from Verona, I flew back to Italy. The first full day I spent back here, I was reminded of why I keep coming back, and will always come back, to this country.

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An August day in Positano

We rounded off our Italian experience last August with a trip to Positano. These few days saw us lounging on a (borrowed) yacht while taking in the picture-perfect views  of the Amalfi coast.

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24 hours in Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is one of my favourite Italian coastlines. The picturesque, old-style fishing villages situated on the Italian Riviera are definitely a must-see on any trip to Italy.

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First time boarders!

Ski season is here again so we want to share our snowboarding experience with you on the new blog. This time last year we were both living in Verona, tanning ourselves by Lake Garda in February(!), with very little responsibility. We became snowboarders.

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International dining in Verona

It is a universally accepted fact that the Italians know how to do a few things with inimitable beauty; clothes, fast cars, wine and food. So for whatever reason you find yourself in Verona, you can rest assured that you will find somewhere amazing to eat.

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