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Highlights of 2011

The last day of 2011! Where has the year gone? As I look back on the year, I think of the wonderful times I’ve had travelling to new and exciting places and discovering a whole new world of blogging and photography. What started out as a way to keep family and friends informed has become bigger […]

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Trust a Local

I usually arrive in a city armed with a long list of recommended restaurants but Turin had proved a bit tricky! Time had run out for proper research and conflicting reviews had not helped. However a timely chat with a local resident left us with an insider’s guide to Turin’s restaurants. One restaurant that sounded […]

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Turin’s Café Culture

Turin has an amazing cafe culture, unlike any other city of Italy. As we walked around the city, these beautiful, historical cafes tempted us to stop and and imagine we were from a different era, one where intellectuals, philosophers, poets and artists would meet and spend time discussing the important issues of the day. It […]

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5 Places to Visit in Turin

Turin….home to chocolate, the Salone del Gusto food fair, Grom icecream, Eataly and Fiat. We have visited Piedmont many times but somehow we had never managed to spend any time in Turin. This time, however, it fitted perfectly into our itinerary. We would take the train from Milan to Turin, stay 3 nights then pick […]

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