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Bardonecchia

We’re off the Italian alpine resort of Bardonecchia shortly! I’m looking forward to this weekend in the mountains, and after seeing the You Tube video presentation of this area, I’m even more keen on being there!

Ah, home sweet home

Blog from Italy’s new home has been discovered. Only the intrepid explorers are not sausage hunters or those interested in reading about things Italian. Nope,

A bug

Nope, nothing to do with PC's or even those flying things – this is one of those, or should that be 'some of those' darling

Where is this Castle in Italy?

Guess Where in Italy? Part 15

The last Guess Where in Italy? post certainly got quite a few people guessing, with the distorted photograph causing quite a few problems! Well, seeing as I like to keep people guessing, here is Part 15 of this fun quiz to help people get to know Italy.

Italy, even if it does n0t make great play of the fact, has plenty of castles dotted around the country. Some fall into the fairytale category, while others would not look too out of place in the film such as Lord of the Rings or some medieval romp or other.

How well do you know Italy’s castles? Let’s see with this week’s photo manipulated brain teaser!

Properties

A House and all that Jazz For Sale in Umbria, Italy

How would you like to have your very own a country retreat in a quiet medieval village in the heart of Italy? A place which enjoys glorious views of the surrounding countryside, and which is not far from Italy’s eternal city -Rome. If so, there is a house for sale which might be of interest.

Places to stay in Italy

Hunting Expat Bed and Breakfasts

There are now twelve posts about expat run bed and breakfasts on Blog from Italy. I’m hoping to add more in 2009, but finding these bed and breakfasts on line is not all that easy and the Italian Tourist Board does not seem to be helping matters either.

Villa Tre Angeli: Bed and Breakfast on Italy with Tours

The Villa Tre Angeli bed and breakfast, aside from being stunning in its own right, is very well situated for those who might like the experience the delights of the Apennines, and who would probably love the charming and beautiful ‘Cinque Terre’, a series of five seaside villages which sit upon the southern Ligurian coastline.

Hunting Expat Bed and Breakfasts

There are now twelve posts about expat run bed and breakfasts on Blog from Italy. I’m hoping to add more in 2009, but finding these bed and breakfasts on line is not all that easy and the Italian Tourist Board does not seem to be helping matters either.

Home from Home Bed and Breakfast in Sunny Sicily

Home From Home Bed and Breakfast Sicily

“Home from home” bills itself as ‘a small comfortable bed & breakfast with cosy rooms where you will be able to rest in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere in the splendid Palermo countryside’.