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Lazing on Lake Garda: Part 2 – Malcesine & Mt Baldo

It’s hard not to fall in love with Lake Garda and all it has to offer.  And it’s easy to explore some of the key places by simply hopping on a ferry ride around the lake. In the more remote northern part of the lake the scenery becomes more mountainous, and from an Australian’s point of view European mountains beat ...

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Lazing on Lake Garda: Part 1 – Limone

A trip to Italy is not complete – well without a lot of things – but today’s focus is on the lakes.  A sojourn on one of the famous lakes, especially in summer can make you feel right at home in Italy.  It was probably here I decided that if I wasn’t Australian.. I would definitely liked to have been ...

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Chillin’ On Mykynos

The Greek Islands are an amazing place if you just want to chill out. As we were doing a whirlwind tour around this part of Europe we had very little time to stop and really enjoy the atmosphere with only a couple of days available to us, however it was obvious from the start that these small islands with their ...

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Exploring Pompeii

I’ve always had a romantic fascination with Pompeii, duly brought on by Hollywood’s depiction of doomed and tragic lovers trying to escape the inevitable end. So of course a highlight of any trip to Italy would have to be a visit to the ruins… some of the best preserved in the world. We did a tour as part of a ...

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A Perfect Day in Cinque Terre

During our stay in Tuscany we decided to do a few day trips. And Scott was keen on testing his driving skills against the locals. Me – not so much but that’s a whole other story. So packing our swimmers, the camera, some snacks and a good pair of walking shoes, we headed north to Cinque Terre.  Let me point out ...

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