A journey through Italy: must-try food and wine

For thousands of years, Italy has perfected its methods of curing meat, making pasta and fermenting grapes to bring us some of the most artistic gastronomical delights in the world. From hand-prepared orecchiette pasta in Puglia to the sumptuous wines of Lake Garda, read on to see what fine delicacies you can uncover across this

The best dishes to try in Italy

Via ferrata in Arco, Lake Garda

Never waste a day of your holiday. Especially if you are staying in as beautiful a place as Lake Garda. You simply must make the most of your time in this amazing region, trying new activities and exploring new places. With this in mind, I took a trip from my home in Garda to the

Promenade walks in Malcesine, Lake Garda

Walking through the centre of Malcesine you’ll experience the hustle and bustle of the cobbled streets, where locals and tourists mingle alongside each other. If you want to find more tranquillity, and explore Malcesine’s surroundings, you should gently stroll the lovely lake promenade that stretches north and south of the old town – an enjoyable

Scuba diving in Lake Garda

As may know, scuba diving is a form of underwater swimming where you use oxygen tanks to breathe underwater. (And pretend to be a fish for the day… or maybe that’s just me!) Regardless, it’s a fun pastime and can be done all over the world – exploring deep, dark and beautiful caves; prospecting forgotten

Castles and Palaces in Malcesine

Malcesine, a town located on the North-eastern coast of Lake Garda, is rich in history and culture. There’s certainly plenty to captivate whether you’re here for a day-trip or staying for a couple of weeks. With so many narrow, cobbled streets, you can spend hours wandering around the medieval town and getting lost in your

Lake Garda – A ‘place of observation’

The 2.6-million-year-old Lake Garda is referred to as a ‘place of observation’. With promenade strolls, mountain top views, scenic drives, and relaxing boat cruises: each angle offers a different perspective of Italy’s largest lake. It’s impossible to engage with a dull landscape whilst in the presence of Lake Garda. At 51.7km in length, the scenery

Lake Garda

Bardolino Wine Festival 2016

87th Festa dell’ Uva e Vino – Bardolino Wine Festival 2016 September 29th to October 3rd, 2016 sees the 87th Bardolino Wine Festival take place on Lake Garda, along the lake front promenade of Bardolino. The festival celebrates the new harvest of the grapes that contribute to the delicious Bardolino wines, which can be drunk

Why You Should Visit Garda

Why should I visit Garda? Last year, so many people asked me this question.  So this is why I think you should visit Garda! Ultimately, it sits smack bang in the very centre of Lake Garda itself and as such is a fantastic location to both stay and to get out and explore. From Garda