30
Mar

Verona: an utterly enchanting place for a short break

The Oxford Dictionary defines “enchanting” as “delightfully charming or attractive”.  Well, Verona is all of these. A small, pretty, medieval city, with cobbled streets that lead you to its handful of must-see attractions, it’s hard not to come away without finding something to love. The main centre is not that big. I therefore found that the best...
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08
Oct

Varenna, Lake Como: Now I know why George Clooney bought a place nearby

Varenna is one of the picture postcard villages that straddles Lake Como’s shores.  To say it is breathtaking is an understatement; as we reached the ferry port after a short walk from the train station and caught our first glimpse of the lake with its small boats bobbing up and down and the mountains towering...
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