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How To Enjoy Spectacular Weekend Snow In Italy On The Cheap

Cervinia ski pass

Whoop whoop. As you are reading this, over a leisurely Saturday morning brekkie, Jason and I are heading to the airport for some surprise birthday weekend snow. Yes, I’ve treated him (and me, I guess!) to a long weekend in Italy, and hopefully a few days of skiing. Preferably with blue skies, and not a whiteout like this. Today, I’m …

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What To Do In Milan When You Have Only 24 Hours

Milan 24 hour itinerary

If you are on a flying visit to Milan, and are wondering what sights you absolutely must see, then this guide gives you the lowdown of what to do in Milan if you only have 24 hours in the city. Milan impressions Let me start by saying that I am not a fan of Milan. It is a big, concrete …

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How To Help Make The Blind Bloggers Amazing Travel Dream Come True

child playing in the water surrounding the steel balls in the Sheffield Peace Gardens

Given that you have found my website, I am guessing that you like to travel. Maybe you love breathtaking mountain vistas, architectural delights, mouthwatering cuisines or simply soaking up city vibes. Think about everything we take for granted when we travel as a sighted person, and how scary it might be to travel if we actually could not see. Yes, imagine …

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Three Reasons To Avoid Milan Cathedral Like The Plague

Milan cathedral and balloons

Milan tourist attractions Look on any travel website for things to do in Milan and inevitably Milan Cathedral (or il Duomo MIlan, in Italian) will appear. This architectural gem is a vision of beauty, with 135 spires, over 3,000 elaborate statues and glittering marble. Your brain struggles to comprehend the sheer size, scale and dedication to a project which took …

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How To Plan The Ultimate DIY Ski Holiday To Stunning Cervinia

Cervinia mountains

If you are not a fan of package holidays, then a DIY ski trip is the answer. But, getting to the mountains can be a challenge that will put off even the hardiest of travellers. This guide provides everything you need to know to plan your own DIY trip to Breuil Cervinia in Italy. It is a stunning resort in …

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