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Rifugio Fuciade – Italian Dolomites

Rifugio Fuciade – Italian Dolomites

It is not often that we recommend a winter sports hotel that is over half an hours snowy walk from the nearest road. The Rifugio Fuciade however is something rather special and is well worth the extra effort to access. Located at an altitude of nearly two thousand metres amongst […]

by × April 20, 2016 × 0 comments

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A Classic Italian Recipe – Risotto al Prosecco di Cartizze

A Classic Italian Recipe – Risotto al Prosecco di Cartizze

Risotto is one of the most Italian of dishes. It’s origins lie deep in the past, probably introduced to the Mediterranean by Arabs in the middle ages. However it was in the fertile plains of Northern Italy, ideal for growing the short-grained Carnaroli and Arborio rice, essential for a good […]

by × April 11, 2016 × 0 comments

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Colline del Cartizze in Summer

Strada di Prosecco – The Prosecco Route, Italy

At the summit of a small hill in the Veneto pre-alps it is rather surprising to come across a solitary vending machine under a wooden shelter. This however is no ordinary dispenser, nor indeed an ordinary hill for that matter. The goods dispensed are full size bottles of Prosecco and the […]

by × April 2, 2016 × 1 comment

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Hotel Villa Abbazia – Follina, Italy

Hotel Villa Abbazia – Follina, Italy

The rolling Alpine foothills of Veneto have long provided refuge for Venetian nobility seeking relief from the searing summer heat. For over a thousand years, members of one of the wealthiest and most influential empires in the world constructed private villas in the hills, and brought a love for culture […]

by × April 1, 2016 × 2 comments