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Medieval Bergamo

Medieval Italy is Alive in Bergamo

On a walking tour of Bergamo, Italy, Alan and I marvel at the stone walls surrounding Città Alta, the upper town of Bergamo, Italy—a medieval city that’s still thriving. In the 17th century, Venetians built the walls to protect the town from Milan. Today, residents and university students live and shop here, dine at local restaurants […]

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Charming Orta San Giulio, Italy

Orta San Giulio: Northern Italy At Its Best

Cobblestone streets, a 1580’s era town hall with a frescoed facade, outdoor cafes on a plaza bordering a mountain lake, a fairy tale looking island in the middle of that lake—atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere. This is exactly what Alan and I hoped to find on our road trip in Northern Italy. When we told Claudio Fontana […]

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Ferrari test drive in Maranello, Italy

Boomer Adventure in Ferrari Land

Have you dreamed of a Ferrari test drive in Italy? On a road trip in Northern Italy, Alan did just that—while I watched. How did that happen? When it comes to our adventure in Italy’s Motor Valley, there’s no better person to describe it than Alan. After all, he’s the one who actually drove the […]

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Baby Boomer Adventure in Cortina, Italy

Just in time for our trip to Northern Italy. In today’s guest post, Andrew Dunkle advises baby boomers on an active adventure to Cortina, Italy. Hello baby boomer travelers! I am here to take you on an adventure to Northern Italy; Cortina D’Ampezzo to be exact. Located in the heart of the Dolomites, this destination […]

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