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Modena in two days

Modena is an ancient town in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy (map), smack in between its more famous sisters Bologna and Parma (both…

Panoramic views of Bologna

Bologna is one of my favourite cities in Italy. Its maze of picturesque streets, with their historic arcades, pastel-coloured houses, imposing churches and quaint…

A passion for Lambrusco

Travel is an endless source of inspiration (and wisdom) and I find nothing more inspiring than meeting people during my travels who are so…

The murals of Dozza

Dozza (map) is a hill-top medieval village about a 30-minute drive south of Bologna. Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy…

Sundays in Bologna

I love Sundays in Bologna‘s historic centre. With the streets empty of traffic, pedestrians and cyclists reign supreme on the ancient cobblestones. Locals come…

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