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The Perfect Companion to the Gardens of the Italian Lakes

The Perfect Companion to the Gardens of the Italian Lakes When I’m not in Italy, I love to immerse myself in books with information and inspiration on places to visit. One of the most enjoyable and authoritative books on horticulture in the foothills of the Alps I’ve come across lately, is a newly published, thoroughly […]

Alba is All About Food

Alba is All About Food

Alba is All About Food You don’t have to spend many hours in this town to realize that Alba is all about food. Truffles, chocolate and wine have brought wealth to the region, and the people here are fiercely proud of their produce. Booking.com

Hunting for the white truffle from Alba

Hunting for the white truffle from Alba

Hunting for the white truffle from Alba The white truffle from Alba is precious. People gladly pay 80-130 euro for 100 gram and professional truffle hunters will go to extremes to protect their territory. Booking.com

Outdoor activities in the land of Barolo

Outdoor activities in the land of Barolo

Outdoor activities in the land of Barolo There are dozens of outdoor activities in the land of Barolo. Individual ways to experience the vineyard landscape of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato that has recently been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Booking.com