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The Medieval hamlet of Cornello dei Tasso

A recent weekend in Val Brembana was the occasion to visit one of the Italian villages high on my wishlist of places to visit: Cornello dei Tasso. Read more

Why Bergamo should be on your travel list

Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is one of the prettiest towns in Lombardy, yet most travelers arriving at Orio al Serio Airport (one of Northern Italy’s main hubs) simply get a bus to Milan ignoring the place entirely… what a mistake! Read more

A perfect day trip to Pavia

 

My memories of Pavia are mainly linked to the crazy university parties I used to go to a few years ago (well, maybe a little bit more than just a few..). Back then, I had no idea that this cute little town along the via Francigena was a key court in the Italian Renaissance and is a real treasure trove of historic sites… Read more