Tag Archives: Lake Garda

Read-in Tranquillity: Moniga Del Garda

with Nod, by Adrian Barnes (review coming soon on unwrittenshades) Though one of the smaller lake-side towns, Moniga Del Garda offers a few simple yet beautiful pleasures. One of them is the “castello”, situated on a small hill, just a … Continue reading

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A New Idea: Watch this Space

For any of you lovely people who for some reason actively enjoy my writing, you may be aware that my other wordpress page – unwrittenshades – largely consists of book reviews. Yes, I am a bookworm. No surprises there really, … Continue reading

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Padenghe Castle 

  Looking over the small lake-side town, this mediaeval castle is one of the highlights of Padenghe-sul-Garda and the surrounding area. Constructed at the end of the ninth century on a Roman fort, the original outer stone walls still remain, … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Places on Lake Garda

This was a difficult list to compile, since after almost a year here I have fallen in love with the majority of Lake Garda. Pretty much any town you visit will offer beautiful landscapes and culture, but I certainly recommend … Continue reading

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6 Italian Words and Phrases for Easy Tourism

Thankfully I am now at a stage with the Italian language where I’m not constantly translating words and phrases via Google translate. Though certainly not fluent, or even at an advanced level, I feel confident enough to get by and … Continue reading

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A New Venture: Settling In

I have now spent one week living in the bella land of Italia, so it seems about time that I stay true to my self-promise of blogging my experiences. And for only one week, I have a wealth of experiences … Continue reading

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