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The famous Ponte Vecchio Firenze in Tuscany Italy

48 Hours in Florence, Italy – Must See Sights + Top Tips

Florence, nestled in the heart of Italy’s picturesque Tuscany region, needs no real introduction. It is a city that beckons travellers with its unique blend of art, boasting some of the world’s most iconic masterpieces by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, history, and natural beauty. Renowned…

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Siena in Tuscany, Italy, famed for the Palio Horse Race which takes place twice a year.

10 Books set in Siena, Italy

Explore the allure of Siena for yourself before traversing its winding pathways firsthand. Delve into a realm of ancient piazzas, meandering streets, and the sprawling vineyards of Tuscany. Immerse yourself in the medieval essence of this renowned city. Discover the treasures of one of Tuscany’s most famed destinations without leaving…

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Siena in Tuscany, Italy, famed for the Palio Horse Race which takes place twice a year.

48 Hours in Siena, Italy – Must See Sights + Top Tips

The captivating city of Siena, nestled in the heart of Tuscany, Italy, is a medieval masterpiece and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It beckons you with its exquisite architecture and vibrant culture. During a visit here, you can traverse the historic centre’s charming streets, marvel at the iconic Piazza del…

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Hemingway in Italy by Richard Owen part of the armchair traveller series by Haus Publishing

Review: Hemingway in Italy by Richard Owen

“It was northern Italy which gave him his first taste of freedom, of passion, of companionship under fire, perhaps too of the liberty from the Protestant constrictions of the American heartland in which he had grown up.” (Page 7) When people think of the great writer, how do they picture…

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There are several different cycling routes varying in levels of difficulty, making it accessible to all via @tbookjunkie

Cycling in Italy: Which Route Suits You?

Why would any cyclist not want to take a tour of Italy? With a range of picturesque routes from magnificent mountainsides to the crystal-clear coastline, there is something to suit everyone. Not only will you get a glimpse of the stunning scenery, but you can also enjoy fantastic food and…

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Glamping at The Nordisk Village near Venice, Italy

How many people can say that when they visit Venice they wake up in the morning to a cacophony of birds tweeting away, a family of rabbits waiting to greet them as they venture outside and a glimpse of a rare and endangered red squirrel?  Well, that is exactly what…

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Borghetto, Italy, Lake Garda, River Mincio. Travelling, Travel, Travelling Book Junkie

Why Borghetto In Italy Is The Prettiest Village You Will Ever Visit

.“There is a beautiful village in every country.” (Lailah Gifty Akita) Lake Garda in Italy is full of beautiful little towns and villages. Some are filled with quaint little cobbled streets and narrow buildings, with aged features that cause people to stop and stare. Others have mountainous views, fabulous hillside…

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Houses clinging to the hillside in a European town

Best Biking Destinations in Europe

A biking holiday is a great way to explore new areas, feel the satisfaction of being active, and make the most of your trip. Europe is the perfect place for a cycling holiday, with breathtaking landscapes, diverse terrain, and many highlights to discover. However, Europe is also a big place,…

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Top destinations for your 2024 bucket list

Having a bucket list is a great way to document the things you want to see in your lifetime. In fact, a lot of people who make bucket lists like to write down a number of locations that they would love to visit before they die. As more people than…

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A bridge over the River Seine in Paris at night.

5 Literary Places in Paris for Language Learning Inspiration

We all know that Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world, where love fills the hearts of the people and lets true feelings unfold in all their beauty. Not many people know that Paris has several legendary literary locations that are quite inspiring for language learning….

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