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September 2019

Moneglia, little-known jewel of the Cinque Terre

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In my post on the Cinque Terre, which you can (re)find here, I talked about a treasure that I discovered on this trip – it’s called Moneglia. Moneglia: how can I describe it? Charm, tranquillity and the art of good living. I set myself the challenge (an easy one) of giving you 10 good reasons for staying there, or at least for visiting: The village’s natural beauty is breathtaking. It’s…

The Cinque Terre region of Italy – discover the 5 villages and more!

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Narrow little streets with the scents of the Mediterranean are a great place to create memories. The Cinque Terre have a fairy-tale geography; they’re a revitalising little world of colourful photogenic houses, and always and forever there is la Dolce Vita. On my trip to the Cinque Terre or “Five Lands”, I explored five villages that are fascinating, or even more than that. They’re geographically close to each other but…

The Black Sea region and its unforgettable panoramas

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The Turkish coast of the Black Sea, Karadeniz, with its incredible natural environment, its historic sites, its magnificent lakes, its mountains, its wooden houses and its high plateaux, is an infinitely peaceful place, with a refreshing climate and a coastline of rare beauty. It is relatively little known by tourists, but it is splendid! If paradise had a name, once again after this trip I’m convinced it would be “Turkey”….