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Eating in Emilia Romagna and hiking in Cinque Terre

The region of Emilia Romagna is one of Italy’s best known food areas. It is home to the heavyweights of the cuisine such as bolognese, Parma ham, balsamic vinegar and Parmesan. 209 more words


Parma, Emilia-Romagna

A little while ago I was asked about which cities I have been to in Italy, and it was clear they didn’t mean the usual big cities (Roma, Milano, Venezia, Napoli… etc.). 685 more words


Alfero Waterfall

Everyone preserves memories, sometimes these are images, sometimes odours.
Someone ties the memories up to people, to feelings.. someone remembers the happy days of its own childhood, to deceive the time.. 208 more words


Stop #1: Bologna 

Unfortunately, last night was filled with tossing and turning and I maybe got 2 hours of sleep… thanks jet-lag. I ate my croissant for breakfast, we checked out of the hotel, and lugged our luggage to Termini Roma to catch our late train to Bologna. 305 more words


Ghost Church

I really don’t know how you will ever get to this place. I don’t even know how we got there ourselves. We just started in Borgo Riola Vecchia and on our way to the mountain top, there  it was: the church we always wanted to find. 158 more words

Where peace still exists : Boccadirio

In the hamlet Baragazza you find the Sanctuary of Madonna di Bocca di Rio. This place of Marian devotion since late ‘400 with a Renaissance cloister from ‘600, is definitely one of the most beautiful and popular places of worship in the Bologna Apennines. 379 more words


Viva Emilia - Part 2: From Piacenza to Rivalta

From Pavia it is a hour drive to get to the first town in Emilia Romagna, Piacenza. We first ate breakfast enjoying the morning sun and then went on our way. 1,047 more words