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Giotto’s Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto), Florence

Standing tall alongside the famous Duomo Dome and Cathedral is Giotto’s bell tower. A masterpiece by the renaissance artist Giotto di Bondone who began...
Trofie Pasta with Genovese Pesto

Trofie Pasta and Genovese Pesto

This takes me back to my time in Liguria, Italy. In particular the city of Genoa, famous of course for it’s vibrant green pesto....
Duomo, Florence

Duomo Cathedral, Piazza del Duomo

After a momentary pause to catch our breath after climbing the Duomo Dome we stood in line for the Cathedral - and this was...
Mercato Orientale, Genoa

Mercato Orientale, Genoa

The Mercato Orientale or Oriental Market to you and I is Genoa’s premier fresh food market located right in the heart of the city....
Mole Antonelliana, Turin

Mole Antonelliana, Turin

The Mole Antonelliana is one of the stand out figures in Turin’s skyline. A large dome complete with spire sits proud against the backdrop...
NH Collection Piazza Carlina, Turin

NH Collection Piazza Carlina, Turin

NH Collection Piazza Carlina Piazza Carlo Emanuele II, 15 Three nights in Turin, but where to stay? There’s a vast range of hotels ranging from top...
Grom, Turin

Grom, Turin

Grom Turin (Various locations) Italy really is home to the best ice cream on earth. Turin though has a reputation for being quite cold and famed...
Osteria Pepo Florence

Osteria Pepo, Florence

This place is an old favourite. The kind of place that you imagine sits beside a market serving food as fresh as the building...
bologna italy

A Day In Bologna, Italy

Bologna is regarded as ‘La Grassa e La Dotta’ translated as ‘The Fat and The Wise’ due to the cities' contribution to...
Venice, Italy

A Day In Venice, Italy

Look up the most romantic places that the world has to offer and more often than not Venice is right near the...
Pizza Ad Hoc, Turin

Pizza Ad Hoc, Turin

After filling up on pizza during our stay in Florence we took a break from wood fired pies in Genoa, mainly gorging on pasta....
1610 Bagel, Turin

1610 Bagel, Turin

Let me start this review by stating that I wasn’t in the best of moods when we walked through the door at 1610 Bagel....