Lake Bracciano, Italy: a local’s guide

Even if this crystal-clear lake near Rome isn’t as popular as other lakes in Italy, you should spend some time exploring what the region of Lake Bracciano has to offer in terms of landscapes, history, food, and recreation. This area …

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Siracusa Sicily: guide to Ortigia and beyond

Here are my tips on what to see and do in Siracusa, Sicily, where I recently spent one week, running away from the urban summer in Rome. Siracusa (that´s “Syracuse” in English, and “Saraúsa” in the local Sicilian dialect) has …

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