Casa Lia

Address: Via Luigi Silvagni 29, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Bologna

Milan to bologna warm sunny day 18deg

A travel blog entry by kenb on Nov 03, 2014

Another fine breakfast. Scrambled egg juice to ea good bread and salad Tram to Centrale stn (1.50) then Frecciarossa high speed train to Bologna. 40€ plus 3.50booking fee. Great train - smooth and stable at 280kph. 1 hr trip. Very flat farmland with old brick 2 story farmhouses. Mainly veg and grapes and couple chook/pig sheds. Lost way around station looking for hotel which transpired was only 400m along same ...

Cooking in Bologna

A travel blog entry by natalie-wise on Oct 16, 2014

3 comments, 35 photos

... We headed back to Joanna's place - a 16th century building - the apartment was tiny and very basic. I was so amazed she held cooking classes for up to 4 people in the tiny kitchen. The apartment was 4 rooms only. We started by making the pasta dough - it was the same process as the pizza base. There are special eggs for pasta making - the chickens have been fed corn and grains high in carotene so that they are extra bright yellow. The kneading process required quite a bit ...

Exploring Bologna

A travel blog entry by natalie-wise on Oct 15, 2014

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... spots - but the dull day meant you couldn't actually see through the glass. While visiting the museum of science, i went to check out the great hall and there was a public lecture on. I would have stayed and listen if it had been in English but I was pretty sure it was going to be in Italian - something about the passion for teaching medicine I think, the English translation on google wasn't great. I did locate the Lonely Planet recommended trattoria - supposedly the ...

Bologna

A travel blog entry by nicoll on Oct 15, 2014

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The last time I was in Bologna was in 2009, with Karen when we were celebrating my 50th birthday. At that stage, I wasn't terribly excited about the city, but Karen loved it, especially the university culture and the food - one of the town's nicknames is Le Grasse (the fat one) because of its food culture and legacy. Ragù (bolognaise sauce) was invented here, and apparently the locals get quite offended if you call it spag bol !! Garth had it for dinner last ...

One big, nasty mess with good spaghetti sauce!

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick on May 31, 2014

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... anatomy theater was the draw here:





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