Monthly Archives: July 2015

Getting married in Venice – a close up

From film festivals to summer fireworks, Venetian regattas to the Rialto market there is always something to see in Venice. It makes living here quite an adventure, as you never quite know what you’ll find turning the corner into an … Continue reading

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12 expat travellers reveal the best destinations to live

Dreaming of living the expat life? Got your eye on a Tuscan farmhouse or living la dolce vita, the sweet life, in Venice? You’re not alone! Estimates suggest that as many as 8 million non-military Americans are currently living abroad … Continue reading

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Hot tips to stay cool in the Italian summer heatwave

With temperatures topping 41’ Celsius (105’ Farenheit!) in some parts of Italy and across Europe many are starting to wither and wilt under the heatwave. Sadly 10 people have even lost their lives this week, according to Italian media reports, and … Continue reading

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10 Essential Italian Destinations

Let’s face it we all have Italy on our bucket lists, don’t we! In fact, for me Italy is my entire bucket list! I love everything about it – the history, the beauty, the music, the language, the people, the … Continue reading

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Siena Palio – the runners and riders on July 2nd

Each July centuries of history and feuding come to a head in the first of Siena’s 2-minute long Palio horse races – the second is run in August. 10 Anglo-Arabian horses gallop 3 times around the main piazza in a gladiatorial contest watched by … Continue reading

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