Having lived in London for many years – trudging in and out of rented shoeboxes, from Bloomsbury to Brixton to Kilburn – there are rules one becomes accustomed to, topped up by the overarching knowledge that all estate agents are unanimously and unashamedly detested. In Italy, I’ve met nothing but charming landlords. (My landlady shimmers around wearing top to toe…

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Exploring Stunning Belluno

Belluno, “where on earth is that?” According to Condé Nast Traveler, it is one of Italy’s ‘most scenic small towns.’ It’s a stunning town perched picturesquely at the foothills of the Dolomites in Northern Italy.  Belluno is known as the porta delle Dolomiti, ‘door to the Dolomites,’ and a vast open window over the rich, Venetian plains.…

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