Saturday, July 7, 2012

History Of The Leaning Tower of Pisa

April 24, 2012 by Travel Guide  
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The infamous tilt of the Torre Pendente di Pisa, or the Leaning Tower of Pisa, may be the result of a serious architectural miscalculation but this wonky building has become one of the most enduring landmarks in the world, alongside the likes of the Eiffel Tower and the Houses of Parliament. The ancient Tower is [...]

Some Lesser Known Lake and Mountain Resorts in Italy

April 7, 2012 by Travel Guide  
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The three best-known lakes in Italy – Como, Garda and Maggiore – are popular attractions for art and culture lovers, but also for people who enjoy the outdoors. The first of these, Lake Como, is one of the deepest lakes in Europe, stretching 1,320 feet beneath sea level, and it has been a popular retreat [...]

Shopping in Italy – from leather to designer wear

April 7, 2012 by Travel Guide  
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Italy is the home of designer fashion – just think Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Armani and Prada – and with flights to Rome and other Italian cities at reasonable prices there are plenty of reasons to book a European holiday this year.
If name-brand clothes are a bit out of your league (and let’s be [...]