Rose Reilly: the only Scottish footballer to win the World Cup ... as Italy captain
She went from keepie-uppies to a full-time professional career in women's football, from the dark blue of a Scotland strip to the azzurro of Italy, scoring for them as they won the World Cup. Rose, now 62, has had her .... I was put up in a hotel near ...
Buyer beware: the catch to Italian ghost village 'bargains'
Two years ago houses in the town of Lecce nei Marsi, in the National Park of Abruzzo, were on offer for €1 a pop, inviting investors to buy them by the fistful. There are some current bargains in Abruzzo, often ... Having done a deal with the local ...
Europe's Great Small Cities | 10 less-touristy destinations with loads of authentic charm
Traveling is one of life's greatest pleasures, but deciding where to go can be challenging. Leading cities of the world like London and Paris certainly are worth discovering, but smaller cities should beckon, too. Here are some European favorites from ...
Made in Italy mega ospedale in Uganda
Il Sole 24 Ore
... l'ospedale per 268 posti riservati alle degenze e più di 100 posti riservati alle attività di day hospital, comprendono strutture di supporto come residenze per medici e infermieri, una scuola di formazione, un centro congressuale, hotel e aree ...
Svizzera, l'hotel a "zero stelle" non ha muri: solo un letto sotto le stelle
Un hotel a zero stelle che permette di ammirarne, però, a migliaia. E' questa l'idea dei gemelli Frank e Patrik Riklin che, con l'hotel Null Stren Hotel, situato a 1700 metri sul livello del mare, hanno voluto creare un'opera di land art che ...
The best honeymoon road trips
Exsus can find you a Mustang convertible – or whatever takes your fancy – and a stylish boutique hotel to check into. The Flagship California holiday has the ... No honeymoon list would be complete without Italy, the land of amore. The Amalfi Coast ...
Don Totu Dimora Storica
In the heart of the Salento region of Puglia, Don Totu sits in the sleepy village of San Cassiano, 25 miles (41 km) from Lecce – known as the 'Florence of the south' for its Baroque architecture – and about 10 minutes' drive to the coast. ... The newly ...
Next year, the young, ambitious owner-manager, Luigi De Santis, is bringing an offshoot of the euro-hipster Twiga beach clubs to the Otranto coast, with a shuttle to and from the hotel. The spa beneath the hotel offers massages and chromotherapy pools ...
Is this the most underrated corner of the Mediterranean?
Southern Italian specialists Long Travel (01694 722193; long-travel.co.uk) has a selection of well-chosen hotels and farm stays, and also offers tailor-made, package and special interest tours to Puglia. ... Or combine music and culture on a 10-night ...
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Explore Lecce, home of Italy's wildest architecture
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And, this summer, it's become as trendy as it is beautiful, thanks in part to the arrival of two boutique hotels, a handful of high-end restaurants and a pile of fashionable bars. Not to mention some pretty good shopping. So why is Lecce now so cool?
Alternative names for Lecce, Apulia, Italy: