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Bologna, Part II: a Contribution by a Travelogue Reader

In our previous post on Bologna we were not able to discuss the many important traits that make Bologna a truly great city to visit. Fortunately, one of our reader was kind enough to share his knowledge with us. Below you will find our translation. I’m a travel agent born and raised in Bologna. I now live near Parma, another wonderful city in the Emilia region, where I run a travel agency that deals with incoming tourism in our beautiful provinces of Emilia Romagna. Besides what it’s been written here in the travelogue about Bologna, my birthplace, I need to add that this town is not only the...
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6th Opera Dinner Edition at Duquesa de Cardona Boutique Hotel on 19th March

From last winter, Duquesa de Cardona, a historic  boutique hotel in the city centre in front of the harbour of Barcelona, organizes special monthly gastronomic dinners with the best of the companies: the Opera lyric life. The original structure of this restaurant helps to create a unique atmosphere and a special acoustic that are particularly suitable for this kind of event. In between courses, artists Mireia Dolç , Ulises Orduñez and Xavier Dolç , surprise the assistants by walking through the tables, descending the stairs and even looking for the collaboration of them just singing well-known...
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What To Do In and Around Inverness…

Courtesy of Rocpool Reserve Hotel in Inverness, here are some useful tips on what to do in Iverness: Culloden Battlefield Whilst visiting Inverness you should definitely visit the site of the last great battle between England and Scotland. Bonnie Prince Charlie leaded his Highland Army into a battle that was doomed to be lost. The newly build Visitor Centre takes you onto a journey back in time and you can walk the fields where this devastating piece of Scottish history occurred. Cawdor Castle Situated 12 miles from Inverness, this is another lovely Castle to explore. Still fully functional, you...
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What To Do in Puerto Plata

Courtesy of Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Hotel in Puerto Plata, here are some useful tips on what to do in Puerto Plata: Amber Museum There is no other museum in the world that only focuses on amber than the Amber Museum in Puerto Plata. Situated downtown, a visit to the museum is said to be fast and easy, as you will not need more than 20 minutes to view the museum. Puerto Plata is also known as the Amber Coast or the Amber Riviera. Here you can find amber stones with bugs and leaves inside, which leaves you a real Jurassic Park movie experience. p Fortaleza de San Felipe It is located at the...
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The Zetter Hotel London Announces Bistrot Bruno Loubet

Business partners Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyan, co-owners of The Zetter hotel in London’s Clerkenwell, have announced that Bruno Loubet will join the company as chef/patron of Bistrot Bruno Loubet. Scheduled to open on Monday 22nd February 2010, Bistrot Bruno Loubet is an 85-seat restaurant, with a small lounge area, that will be open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menus will feature Loubet’s characteristic cooking technique of modern bistrot food, and will include the trademark style of his previous significant London establishments – including Bistrot Bruno and L’Odéon....
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