Category archive - Europe

The Colours of Burano Island: Venice, Italy

The Colours of Burano Island: Venice, Italy

 

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First Time Travel: Tips to Get You Started

First Time Travel: Tips to Get You Started

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The Monasteries of Meteora: Thessaly, Greece

The Monasteries of Meteora: Thessaly, Greece

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A Road Trip Survival Guide

A Road Trip Survival Guide

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Exploring Florence on Seriously Tight Budget

Exploring Florence on Seriously Tight Budget

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Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

Photo Essay: Snæfellsnes Peninsula and The Golden Circle, Iceland

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Photo Essay: Winter Wonderland in Scotland

Photo Essay: Winter Wonderland in Scotland

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Photo Essay: Villages of Paros Island, Greece

Photo Essay: Villages of Paros Island, Greece

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Exploring Paris on Seriously Tight Budget

Exploring Paris on Seriously Tight Budget

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Photo Essay: Hiking the Cinque Terre, Italy

Photo Essay: Hiking the Cinque Terre, Italy

 

Watching an Italian drink a coffee is mystifying. Blink and you will miss it. The Italians have a lovely saying that embraces a philosophy close to my own heart: ‘Il dolce far niente’ – the sweetness of doing nothing. They are famous for the idea of slowing things down. This applies to all things except for drinking coffee.

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