- City life: Bolzano[i]Capital city of the province of South Tyrol, ranking the top spot for the best quality of life in Italy and home to Otzi the Ice Man; Bolzano creates a lot of intrigue to say the least. Only an hour Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 24, 2013
- Things Fall ApartI guess it can't be all smooth travels but I wouldn't have thought we would hit some bumps here. On one of our walks, my iPad and bottle of water chose to mate with disastrous results. My iPad Posted by Dayts in Goin' Round | Aug 23, 2013
- Having a 'Ferragosto' of a time![i]As I entered the kitchen on my usual morning breakfast duty I was welcomed with the words “Today is the Ferragosto!” Now I’d heard that this Italian holiday was due soon but I didn’t know what it was all about, Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 18, 2013
- Sas di Stria - World War One in the Dolomites[i]Collett’s Mountain Holidays have been working alongside Isabelle Johnson, a local war historian, for many years. Every Wednesday guests are encouraged to join a fascinating walk through the tunnels, trenches and fortifications of Sass di Stria built by Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 18, 2013
- VENICE - 15th AugustIsland tour day.
Our last day we decided to do an Island tour :-
1st Stop the amazing island of Murano, famous the world over for their glass, and a very pretty island as well -
(Yes, we have Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 16, 2013
- VENICE - Day 3 & 4 - 13th & 14th AugustThis morning (Tuesday) I surprised myself by getting up early, intending to join a Photography Course which is based on a walking tour of Venice in the early morning. Not sure what happened but there was nobody at Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 15, 2013
- Lago SorapisAs the drive took us to the Falzarego Pass and away from Badia, the blue skies sadly disappeared in the distance as a huge rain cloud hovered above Cortina. Guests sat questioning why they had chosen shorts for the Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 15, 2013
- Padua & Venice, ItalyEarly Saturday morning we were up (in plenty of time!) and walked with one of our new friends to the train/bus station to get our 08:15 mini-bus to Mestre train station (in between Venice and Padua). We Posted by Nick-n-Charlie in Our Honeymoon World Tour | Jul 29, 2013
- VENICE - Day 2 - 12 AugustWalking through the Piazza this morning we were confronted by a representative of the Murano Glass Factory, offering free entry and transport. Amazing, we were just going to buy tickets at 20 Euros each, for a boat trip to Murano. Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 13, 2013
- Corvara: The best resort in the Dolomites?Corvara, situated in the heart of the Alta Badia, is bursting with life during the summer months and for very good reason; not only is it surrounded by breathtaking mountain peaks, Corvara also provides accessibility to easier, moderate and high Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 12, 2013
- Corvara, by nightBy night, and particularly every Thursday evening in the summer, the road closes and local acts come out to entertain.
It’s between 5pm and 10pm that barriers are laid out to prevent any cars driving through. Almost instantly people take Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 12, 2013
- PARIS to VENICE 10th & 11th AugustBefore leaving Paris you must have a Macaroon. Luckily we left it until the last day, they are delicious and very addictive.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/576870/4B5155B82219AC6817941DB7255D749E.jpg thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/5768 Posted by MKaye in Motorcycling around Europe 2013 | Aug 11, 2013
- Where We Ate: VeronaGelateria Patagonia
We visited the location on Via Mazzini, a pedestrian-only shopping area in Verona. In addition to the typical flavors, they also had some fun ones like Bacio di Romeo and Bacio di Giulieta (Romeo and Juliet's kisses, respectively). Al Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Aug 10, 2013
- Italian alpsOh Italy, how I love thee.
For the fourth of July weekend we decided to go on a little 3 day 2 night backpacking adventure in the Italian Alps capped on either end with a couple of nights in a hotel Posted by trackers in ¡Global Nada! | Aug 7, 2013
- Why is Via Ferrata Brigata Tridentina loved by all?Walk organisers ventured out at the crack of dawn to get a feel for the Via Ferrata that receives such bright eyes and beaming smiles from our guests.
Upon arrival to the car park just below Passo Gardena, we were Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 6, 2013
- Water colour: Bringing the Dolomites to lifeMary King, Resort Artist for Collett's Mountain Holidays summer 2013, is here to share her skills and tempt you into joining her for the day painting the picturesque landscape using water colour.
On this particular afternoon, Mary had chosen a Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 5, 2013
- Lagazuoi Tunnels Upon arrival to the car park, the 30 minute zig-zag route alongside Lagazuoi, which leads to the entrance of the tunnels, could be seen. We made our way up the gravel track as views opened up over the Marmolada Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Aug 1, 2013
- Where We Ate: TrentoAll of these places are walkable from the Grand Hotel Trento in about 10 minutes or less.
The name Duo makes sense because there are 2 floors and 2 different concepts. When you walk in, you are in the tapas Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Jul 31, 2013
- L'Inferno (or Summer in Tuscany)We are back in Cetona, our home away from home. While the summer is unbearable hot, it is the time of festas and sagras. Every night there is an event happening in our medieval village or somewhere nearby. Often, it Posted by Dayts in Goin' Round | Jul 29, 2013
- When in RomeNext stop on this world wide adventure... Roma. The city of pizza and pasta, of Roman ruins, of scorching heat and magnificent thunderstorms or so we witnessed, and as we discovered, soaring prices! After having paid 9 euros a night Posted by kfaith90 in Round the World in 2013 | Jul 29, 2013
- The draw is up!The World Masters games have finally posted the basketball draws online at http://www.torino2013wmg.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Basketball_daily_competition_schedule_v01_13.07.24.pdf. Here's our schedule:
August 2 - Sydney Retros vs Kamane LT at 12.30 Posted by growlcat in Growlcat's WMG trip | Jul 28, 2013
- The daily charm of Haus ValentinI realised recently that I seem to have overlooked the daily routine here at Haus Valentin.
Whilst many days are spent enjoying the mountain views, conversation with guests and a sneaky apple strudle, they are equally spent indoors ensuring the Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Jul 25, 2013
- Florença - um dia de culturaDepois de alguns dias na Itália você conclui que tudo se resume a 3 coisas: Igreja, museu e ruína.
Isso é o que a Itália tem de turístico. até agora tínhamos visto Igrejas e Ruínas... faltavam os museus... e para isso Posted by acconte in Blog de Viagens - Adri Conte | Jul 24, 2013
- Messner Mountain MuseumReinhold Messner, born in the South Tyrol, is a mountaineer most renowned for being the first to solo summit Mount Everest without any supplemental oxygen and for being the first climber to ascend all fourteen peaks reaching 8,000m above sea Posted by Digglet in Italian Dolomites | Jul 24, 2013
- Too hot to trot!!Where is the shade? We zig zagged back and forth across the street to walk in the shade. First stop was a market in Campio d' Foiri for some delicious oranges from Sicily, on our way to look at a Posted by beachbuddies in Two Little Suitcases | Jul 21, 2013