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Franciacorta, Amazing Italian Bubbles, And It’s NOT Prosecco

Last year, when I was out in Italy, I started seeing lots of Franciacorta knocking around the local bars. Made up in Lombardy (the region of Milan), it’s a sparkling wine made in the same method as Champagne and Cava. 296 more words


Carona - getting ready to hike...!

This is not the area I originally was planning on, but it’s near the airport and obviously stunning!



Trail Valtellina by alessandro1

Sentiero Valtellina – Sondrio – Italy

As Seen on 500px – May 18, 2015 at 04:03PM


Which campaign next (1)?

There is not much I can do to prepare the Valmy campaign until the game arrives. So I’ve put some effort into deciding which campaign next. 258 more words


Five Facts: Lago Maggiore

1.  What’s My Name?

Although popularly referred to as Lago Maggiore, or ‘Greater Lake’, the lake’s actual name is Lago Verbano. Interestingly enough, even its nickname is a bit off the mark as it is actually Italy’s second largest lake, with Lake Garda being the largest. 243 more words


Lake Iseo – A Lovely “Spot” in Lombardy for Afternoon Relaxation

I have always thought that lakes are definitely magical places to be for refreshing the mind. Especially that now the sunny days are staying for the next few months, … 377 more words


Milan - Not Such a Manic Monday

Fifth in a series on Lombardy, Italy

The Journey to Milan

Monday morning April 11 we checked out of our hotel and walked to Como S. 1,378 more words