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Love at first bite- Italian cuisine

Love at first bite- Italian cuisine

Evolution of the Italian cuisine It is difficult to decide where to start when talking about the Italian cuisine. That is something that has lasted for centuries, so it cannot be represented in just a couple of sentences. It has undergone significant changes with the discovery of the New World and the arrival of potato, […]

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Visit Lago di Garda

Visit Lago di Garda

Desenzano and Lago di Garda When I am in Verona, I never fail to relax in the greatest Italian lake, Garda (Lago di Garda). Not only is it the biggest lake there, but at the same time it’s the prettiest one. There, you feel just as if you were on the seaside. It is only […]

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A trip to Verona, the city of love stories

A trip to Verona, the city of love stories

Emotional me I am pretty emotionally attached to Verona, because sixteen years ago, I spent a couple of memorable days there for my honeymoon. Well, where else would the new bride and groom go, if not to Verona, the city of a famous love story? Since then, I’ve been returning to it at least once […]

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best winter recipes

And now, a spectacle… yum yum…

What kinds of flavors are those? Typical for Val Gardena is a unique combination of Ladin, Italian and Austrian flavors based on some home (farm) cuisine of their ancestors. The lack of ingredients and poor farming life inspired the housewives to create tasteful dishes. The best winter recipes Must Eat Five dishes you must try, […]

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What is climbing in Italy like during winter?

What is climbing in Italy like during winter?

First impressions from climbing in Italy Unfortunately, I skipped cross-country skiing this year, although the trails were magnificent and a large number of people were there (only in Alpe di Suise, there were 80km trail for ambitious skiers). Instead, I went on hiking, as climbing the mountain and acquiring a new experience. What to say […]

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skijanje Val Gardena

Why to go skiing in Val Gardena?

Why to go skiing in Val Gardena? Skiing regions might be roughly divided into two parts: Sella Ronda (separate ski pass), also known as the skiing paradise, 6 hours of skiing, a circular route around the Sella massive (in both directions).  Sella Ronda must be planned well so that on your way back you aren’t late for […]

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Two villages but only one ski area in Val Gardena

Two villages but only one ski area in Val Gardena

How to get to Val Gardena? Val Gardena Val Gardena Valley (the northwest Dolomites, south Tyrol) consists of three villages: Ortisei (at 1236 m), St. Christina (1428m) and Selva (1563) ORTISEI Ortisei is the biggest village and, personally, I like it best. Architecture bears some resemblance to Disneyland, with its colorful buildings. You can get […]

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Sistiana in the North Adriatic coast

The winter’s farewell in the North Adriatic coast

Where to spend the night? Sistiana is a village in the North Adriatic coast, nearby the Slovenian border. It belongs to the Trscan bay. I don’t know whether the road would ever take me to this coastal part of Italy, had I not have to spend the night, so that I could easily reach my […]

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