lakes district






The Italian lakes in the northern part of the country provide some of the most beautiful scenery Italy has to offer. They’re also notoriously expensive to visit, especially in the high season. Lake Como is perhaps the most popular lake in the area, and the city of Como one of […]

Cheap Hostels in Como


Who doesn’t fancy a stay on an Italian lake? The name Lake Como conjures up all kinds of glamorous images, but if you’re traveling on a budget you might think the hotels in Como are all out of your price range. Yes, many of the hotels – especially the ones […]

Cheap Hotels in Como


The 2009 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards has come out, and – as in years past – Italy is featured pretty prominently in several relevant categories. I’ve gone through the various categories and pulled out the Italy-related results here – because, really, do we care about anything other than […]

Italy Featured Prominently on Conde Nast Traveler 2009 Readers’ Choice ...