From one day to the next it has suddenly become summer in Italy! It's 29°C (84°F) in Milan today and it looks like good weather is here to stay. However, if you are planning on coming in May or June be prepared for one of Mother Nature's spontaneous hail storms. They literally come out of nowhere!
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Dampaì Bags Eco-friendly & Sustainable Accessories Made in Italy
What do you get when you mix an architect, art director, a second-generation leather craftsman and a handful of inmates from the Porto Azzurro prison on Elba island? DAMPAÌ. Handmade with top-quality recycled materials and craftsmanship, DAMPAÌ is setting a new standard for eco-friendly and sustainable fashion.
Hidden Secrets of Courmayeur in Summer
Discover the secrets of Courmayeur in summer. Popular in the winter months for skiing, it is also the ideal destination for sports enthusiasts, in summer. Courmayeur offers many activities: mountaineering, and rafting but also hiking in the mountains to discover amazing panoramas, not to mention golf and climbing.
Putin’s Enormous Table is Italian
Everybody has seen the pictures of Putin with dignitaries seated at the opposite end of an enormous table but did you know, it was made in Italy! The table was designed and manufactured not far from Lake Como in the town of Cantu by design and architectural studio OAK, a family-run company now run by the second and third generations of the Pologna family. Renato Pologna said, “It’s great to see my work in the background of something important. I hope it brings good luck to resolve the war.”
4 Exclusive Villas on Lake Como by Hotel Villa d’Este
Italy’s award-winning resort on Lake Como, Hotel Villa d’Este has four exclusive, private villas located on their legendary 25-acre park and gardens and near the world-renowned floating pool on the lake. The four splendid villas can be rented by guests who would like to enjoy all the services of a hotel but still have the privacy and exclusivity of a private villa.
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