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Lago Maggiore | Pallanza | Stresa | Milan


It turned cold that night and the next day it was raining. Coming home from the Ospedale Maggiore it rained very hard and I was wet when I came in. 219 more words


Borromean Islands, Stresa, Italy [Take 1]

Each week I fall a little more in love with the region we’ll live in for the next three years. We’re close to Milan, but as nature lovers we’re most excited about the lakes and mountains. 399 more words

Family Travel

So we went to Lago Maggiore

To escape the heat of Rome … and got only one and a half pleasant days, before Stresa also climbed into the 30s.

Stresa is the principal Lago Maggiore resort town along the Italian coastline of Italy’s 2nd largest lake. 556 more words

Borromeo Islands

Hotel Brisino Stresa

Looking for a weekend getaway to Stresa?

The Hotel Brisino offers rooms with a view. Located 3 km from Stresa, it’s hillside setting provides visitors with panoramic views of the Borromeo Gulf and Lake Maggiore.  28 more words



clouds, water, Mountains

A caffè macchiato

an Italian breeze. 16 more words


My reasons for travelling to Italy - Series - Gardens

Gardens in Italy – Many people think Italy has the best gardens in the world.

The gardens of Italy are amongst some of the world’s great treasures. 307 more words


Pasticceria Primer #3: Veneziana

Referred to as a breakfast brioche in an Italian recipe book, this light, dry bun has an almond glaze and granules of sugar on top. It is a perfect partner to a strong cup of coffee, although not a typical breakfast dish for me. 21 more words