From its earliest beginnings, the towns surrounding Lake Como have served as a pleasurable refuge for the rich. It is not unheard of to hear about rare sightings of A-list actors and billionaire heiresses on holiday casually lingering among other travelers and locals. It has become a name frequented in magazines with snapshots of the ultra-wealthy...

Italy is famous for a wide range of things - great artists, the Roman empire, and this year as the winners of Eurovision and the Euros. However, the country is perhaps famed for boasting one of the most stunning villages in Europe, and it's not hard to see why. Lenno in Lake Como is arguably the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, or a quic...

“Art walks side by side with nature,” at Villa Carlotta, a 17th-century villa surrounded by a large botanical garden, located on the shores of northern Italy’s Lake Como. Facing the Bellagio peninsula in Tremezzo, Villa Carlotta was built for the Milanese marquis Giorgio Clerici in 1690 and extends over 17 acres. In 1801, the last descendant of tha...

Tis Travels is spending three months in Italy, exploring it from the north to the south. The first stop was Bellagio, on Lake Como. To say that one of the very best parts of my stay in Bellagio was the day spent with Chef Luigi Gandola at his restaurant, Salice Blu, is no small declaration. He is a fascinating chef, full of surprises. During the pa...

Want to live la dolce vita on your honeymoon? Head to one of the most romantic destinations in the world: Italy. From relaxing seaside resorts to glamorous metropolitan cities, the European country that gave us pizza, pasta and so much more offers something for every kind of traveler.  “In Italy, you can have a really varied itinerary, and travelin...

Como, set in the north-east of the Lombardia region and renowned for its famous lake, has been for centuries a prestigious holiday destination frequented by famous people and extremely popular on the international scene. Como is also known as “silk town” and historic residences overlooking the lake are often the setting of high-end fashion shows. ...

By October 29th 2021, UNESCO’s Director-General in Paris will designate the new creative cities. 30 June is the deadline for submitting nominations for UNESCO Creative Cities to Paris. The Italian National Commission for UNESCO chose Modena and Como, as 2021 Italian candidates for the Creative Cities Network, respectively in the Media Arts and Craf...

Como is a city and commune in northern Italy and is home to several renowned Italian hotspots. While it might not be everyone’s first choice, it has plenty to offer that you simply can’t find elsewhere. But what does living in Como, Italy, look like for an expat? Well that’s the question we’ll answer in this guide. We’ll cover important topics like...

Lake Como…a destination that is glamorous,romantic, and gorgeous. This lake is a slice of Italian paradise, and for many people, a visit to Bellagio is the highlight. Also called the Pearl of Lake Como, Bellagio is the perfect mix of photogenic streets, small shops, wonderfulrestaurants, and gorgeous views across Lake Como. If you are planning a vi...

Tour through Star Wars filming locations, the most loved science fiction saga of all time. Trip to the Dolomites, Lake Como, Caserta Royal Palace, and the Mount Etna. Star wars is a famous saga by George Lucas, the US film director, screenwriter, and producer, which was released in 1977. Belonging to the subgenre of science fiction called space ope...