Category Archives: Southern Europe

Antequera, (Spain)

“Roman Anticaria”, “Muslim Medina Antaquira”, “The Heart of Andalusia” From the many times we’ve been coming to Southern Spain, there’s always a new city or place to visit, and this weekend was not going to be different. While our flight was … Continue reading

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Palma, (Spain)

“Talaiotic, Roman, Byzantine, Moor, Christian”, “Palma”, “Medina Mayurqa” Over 7 years have passed for what was back then my first time in a Spanish island. I cannot believe so long it had to pass, with so many trips elsewhere however not … Continue reading

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Cuneo and Fossano, (Italy)

“Among the vineyard landscapes of Piedmont” Our second part for this weekend, coming from our base in Turin was for visiting the small and beautiful Piedmont cities of Cuneo and Fossano. Another two places important to the once rich and wealthy House of … Continue reading

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Turin, (Italy)

“Roman Julia Augusta Taurinorum”, “Automobile Capital of Italy”, “The Detroit of Italy” Once again on a trip returning to a city long time not been. It was back in July 2012, and this was in fact the very first guide … Continue reading

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Capri, (Italy)

“The isle of the sirens”, “Ancient Greek: Kapros”, “Roman: Capreae” Another of the great yet small destinations we can tick the checkbox for finally being able to visit. However this is not our first attempt if I am to be honest. … Continue reading

Posted in 01. Europe, 05. May, 2017, Italy, Short Trips, Southern Europe | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Naples, (Italy)

“Greek Parthenope: Pure Voice”, “Latin Neapolis: New City”, “Dormant and quiet” Returning for one more time to what is now, without hesitation, one of our favourites cities in the whole of Italy: Naples. So much to see and not just only … Continue reading

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Mantua and Sabbioneta, (Italy)

“Etruscan god: Mantus”, “Roman: Manto”, “The most important Renaissance city in Italy” Continuing with another great day in this very busy weekend visiting so many places in such a short time, we move towards both Mantua and Sabbioneta. One complimenting the … Continue reading

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Padua, (Italy)

“The city of Palladio”, “Roman Vincentia: Victorious” On our second part of this day, after visiting the city of Vicenza, we complete it with Padua, really next door. It’s only 40 kilometres to the east of the former, just 17 … Continue reading

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