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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


Pasticceria Primer #1: Cannolino

This little cannoli from Jolly Stresa on Lake Maggiore is the perfect combo of flaky and crunchy on the outside, with a plain custard on the inside. 33 more words


Coming Attractions

What happens when a couple of retired lawyers from a small town in the Southern U. S. of A.  pull up stakes and move to Italy for a year? 79 more words

Stresa. It's not fair they get this all to themselves.

What did God do? Did He say, “That place over there which looks  like paradise, give it to the Italians on Lake Maggiore and they can call it Stresa. 142 more words

Alex And Janine