Italy

Hotel 'San Francisco' Milan

April 10, 2020
Hotel San Francisco is a 5-minute walk from the Politecnico di Milano University. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi and a TV. Loreto Metro Station is just 300 m away. We booked this hotel for a one night stay during our trip to Italy, Switzerland back in November 2019. The price we paid was not very high (some $60...

Lindt Factory Shop Induno Oluno

February 28, 2020
This Lindt factory shop is located in the town of Induno Oluno (Varese), Italy on Largo Edoardo Bulgheroni street 1. Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG, more commonly known simply as Lindt, is a Swiss chocolatier and confectionery company founded in 1845 and known...

Villa Porro Pirelli, Induno Oluno, Italy

February 21, 2020
Villa Porro Pirelli is set in Induno Olona, 5 km from Varese and 8 km from the Swiss border. It features air-conditioned rooms and a free outdoor pool, gym and solarium. We booked here a one night stay in the mid-November 2019, and paid about $70 or $80 for our stay here. To get here, we arrived from...

Tremezzina near Como Lake, Italy

January 24, 2020
Tremezzina is located on the western banks of Lake Como, right in front of Bellagio, and is the result of a recent merger of the comunes of Lenno, Mezzegra, Ossuccio, and Tremezzo. We discovered this picturesque Italian town during our about a week-long trip in Italy during the mid-November 2019....

Top 10 Hotels in Bergamo (Italy)

January 10, 2020
If there is a good reason to visit Bergamo in Italy's region of Lombardy, then exploring the old town, city walks and architecture are the top 3 reasons according to Booking.com Another reason you might find yourself in Bergamo is if you are traveling to/from Bergamo airport and are looking for just...

Hotel Lenno (Italy)

January 03, 2020
4-star hotel Lenno is set in an elegant building just off the main road, and right on the shore of Lake Como, in the fantastic Gulf of Venus. There is free Wi-Fi. We booked this hotel in mid-November 2019, during our week-long trip to Italy/Switzerland and paid about $110 per...

Lecco town in Italy

December 27, 2019
Lecco is a small city in northern Italy, some  50 kilometers (31 mi) north of Milan. The city lies at the end of the south-eastern branch of Lake Como. The Bergamo Alps rise to the north and east, cut through by the Valsassina of which Lecco marks the southern end...

Grand Hotel Del Parco - Bergamo Airport

December 20, 2019
The Grand Hotel is a modern, peaceful hotel set in parkland just 6 km from Bergamo. It offers air-conditioned rooms and suites, a fitness centre and free parking. A scheduled shuttle service to/from Bergamo Train Station and Orio Al Serio Airport is available on request. We booked this hotel in...

Orio al Serio (Bergamo) International Airport

November 23, 2019
Orio al Serio International Airport (IATA: BGY, ICAO: LIME), officially also known as Il Caravaggio International Airport, is the third busiest international airport in Italy. The airport is located in the municipal territory of Orio al Serio, 3.7 km (2.3 mi)...

The Grand Documentary of 2016

December 11, 2018
Filmed in 8 countries throughout 2016, glued, sanded, laminated, blamed and put together in Tbilisi, Georgia using Adobe Premiere CC.  The Great Documentary is 13 minutes and 2 seconds long short from our lives back in 2016.  The story starts in Venice, Italy, travels to Georgia, Armenia, then Latvia,...

Top 16 Best Luxury 5-star SPA hotels in Milan city center

December 07, 2018
Milan is the world' s fashion capital, so there is no surprise seeing high-end hotels located in the city center. I've been once in Milan, back then we chose to stay at a hotel close to the Milan-Malpensa airport and chose Holiday Inn Express Milan-Malpensa Airport Hotel (Case Nuove, Italy),  as we...

My Italy Travel Guide

March 18, 2016
This is a roundup post listing places from our latest trip to Italy at the end of 2015 / start 2016. The idea to visit Italy born in our Tbilisi apartment's kitchen when I was preparing another homemade pizza, I was flattening pizza dough with a rolling pin, when the better part of me told - hey, let's go to...

About FireFly Car Rental in Italy

March 18, 2016
Searching for a budget friendly car rental in Italy? Look no more - I can highly suggest FireFly car rental. We used Firefly during our recent week long trip in Italy, prior to that I have used FireFly Spain (see: My Spain and Andorra Travel guide). We booked our economy Volkswagen Polo car ...

Hotel Best Western Modena District, Italy

March 14, 2016
Best Western Modena District hotel was our last hotel in Italy during our week long travels across the country.  This Best Western hotel is a 5-minute drive from the Campogalliano exit of the A22 Motorway, 10 km from Modena. The property offers a gym, and free outdoor parking. At check in I asked can they...

Modena Town Hall

March 14, 2016
Looking for free toursit attraction sites in Italian town of Modena? You might visit Modena Town Hall.  Facing the Piazza Grande (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Town Hall of Modena was put together in the 17th and 18th centuries from several pre-existing edifices built from 1046 as municipal offices...