March 21, 2012

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Naples in April: America’s Cup

April in Naples is a time of  fine spring weather, and lively streets not yet swamped by a sea of touristy humanity. Take advantage of these beautiful times to savour Neapolitan pizza, weather, and world-class sailing action.   America’s Cup begins April 7 http://youtu.be/HX7tFA6oBEIThe world’s most famous competitive sailing event comes to the southern tip of […]

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February 6, 2012

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Naples: Pizza & Pompei

Naples, Napoli in Italian, is the third most-populated city in Italy. Its close proximity to many interesting sites, such as Pompeii and the Bay of Naples, makes it a good base for exploring the area. Naples is full of wonderful historical and artistic treasures and narrow, winding streets with small shops, making it worth at least a few days visit (and if you want to get out of town, Capri, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast all lie within striking distance).

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December 18, 2011

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Winter getaways: 3 places to hit the slopes

We find three of the finest winter sports escapes, from budget to luxury.

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October 5, 2011

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9flats top tips: October festivals in Budapest and Italy

Here we go! This is the first of 9 posts to give you inspiration for your holidays in the next 9 months. Europe is such an interesting melting pot, filled with examples of such unique and diverse cultures, that it would be a real pity not to travel around and experience as many of them […]

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August 15, 2011

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Michelangelo, Medici and Merlot: Holiday in Tuscany

Culture and relaxation go exceptionally well together in the Central Italian region of Tuscany, take a daytrip for instance to visit a city with such rich art offerings as Florence, then spend the evening relaxing in a holiday home in the rural region. Maria Luisa worked for years as a teacher before hanging up her […]

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June 9, 2011

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Meet David and rent his beautiful family house in Italy!

Let me introduce myself, I’m David. My sisters and I have access to a beautiful family owned property near Imperia in a village called Moltedo in Italy. If you want to get to know Liguria not as a tourist but as a local you should not hesitate for a second. It’s a small place, not […]

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