Romantic Masseria Alchimia in Fasano, Puglia

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The romantic boutique apartment accommodation “Masseria Alchimia” is located in Fasano approximately 50 km South of Bari (the capital of Puglia in the heel of the Italian boot). In the 17th century, the Masseria had been a small hermitage. Owner and landlady Caroline Groszer bought it in 2006 and transformed it to a charming, small resort with 10 apartments, surrounded by natural landscape of old olive trees.

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Author: Katja Birrer

Corteinfiore – Best Restaurant and Boutique Hotel in Trani, Puglia

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Corteinfiore – an excellent seafood restaurant and stylish bed & breakfast – is set in the old Palazzo Laghezza, located only a few steps from the tourist harbor in Trani. The Palazzo from the 16th century is built on the ancient city walls in a quiet and peaceful area. Here’s why we would rather call it a Boutique Hotel instead of a B&B…

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Author: Katja Birrer

Spend a Day on Rome’s Piazza Navona!

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I know, Rome has much more on offer than just this lengthy piazza that used to see chariot races in the old days. But still, once you’ve seen a couple of Rome’s most important landmarks you may as well sit down, watch the world go by and enjoy Italian style urban scenery on just this very square.

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Author: Walter Schaerer

5 Great yet Affordable Hotels in Venice, Italy

Venice is well-established as one of the world’s must-see cities, with its fascinating history, charming lack of roads and luxurious gondolas.

Unfortunately, well-established must-see cities are not known for their modesty, and when it comes to budget travel, Venice presents a bit of a challenge due to its often fantastical prices during high season.
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Author: Walter Schaerer