Travel Blogs from Bologna, Italy

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Nice sausage, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Nice sausage

A travel blog entry by sarahimray

... is no better place than La Grassa (the fat one) - Bologna. Bologna is the centre of foodie orgasm in Italy. You have Bologna with it's Mortadella and Bolognese sauce, Parma with its prosciutto and Parmigiano Reggiano, and Modena with its aged Balsamic ...

Bloody hot in Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Bloody hot in Bologna

A travel blog entry by jfm13

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... of them in Bologna, more than any other city in the world. We dropped into Cattedrale di San Pietro, the cathedral of Bologna. The current version dates from about the 17th Century after earlier versions were destroyed by earthquake and fire. It was nice ...

Dear Oscar Mayer, Don't Make Me Eat It At All, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Dear Oscar Mayer, Don't Make Me Eat It At All

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... that there were a few places open on Sunday, particularly in the student quarter.  Everything I read said that Bologna is renowned for its culinary tradition, and that so many restaurants cooked phenomenal renditions of classic Bolignese ...

A big Ferrari means a small cotechino sausage..., Bologna, Italy travel blog

A big Ferrari means a small cotechino sausage...

A travel blog entry by sarahimray

... they demand.  Except for anyone who has eaten cow rectum in japan with me (hat tip: Craig and Alastair). 2. Bologna got the first university in Italy. Which basically made it really rich. That's why it's such a nice city today. The students were ...

Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Bologna

A travel blog entry by sidandemily

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... the methods of finding "special" parking spots that Sid normally employs) and began to wander.  We saw the two towers of Bologna - both lean heavily.  One even more so than Pisa.  These crazy Italians were in such a rush to build towers ...

Basking in Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Basking in Bologna

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas

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... paintings. We sampled some of the free ham they were handing out in the main square then explored more of the streets. Bologna is famous for it's vaulted walkways lining most streets. We stumbled upon more churches, an over-priced antique markets, ...

Day 309 - A la Bolognese in Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Day 309 - A la Bolognese in Bologna

A travel blog entry by craigadventure

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... UNEXPECTED: Another (so dramatically) leaning tower.  Spaghetti a la Bolognese (as meatsauce is generally known in Italy) is not called this in Bologna, rather referred to simply as a Spaghetti con "Ragu". ALSO: It was nice hanging out with a ...

Relaxed day in Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Relaxed day in Bologna

A travel blog entry by jfm13

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... on the platform waiting to get on. Strange train system in Italy. In the afternoon Anita had a rest in the hotel in Bologna while I went hunting for a dry cleaners as the hotel laundry didn't work over the weekend. I found three dry cleaners but two were ...

Battling to Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Battling to Bologna

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas

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... , checked in with a pleasant lady from BA. We were finally going to be on our way to the continent. We arrived in Bologna to discover Erin's sleeping bag spread across the baggage carousel. We caught the local bus into the central train station hoping to ...

Eating our way to good health, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Eating our way to good health

A travel blog entry by ourgrandtour

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... to recover from an English flu is to seek warmer climes.  So we decided that we would go to Italy - surely it's warmer there...  Bologna was chosen based on the Lonely Planet claim that it is the gastronomic capital of Italy, a hotel was booked ...

Alla bolognese!, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Alla bolognese!

A travel blog entry by wagonmaker

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... . Venice was an understandable adventure, we spent about four hours walking all over the whole city, it was incredible. Now we are in Bologna, and we are basically spending our time here relaxing, since there aren't really alot of sites to see. So, we are ...

Tomorrow...... diet, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Tomorrow...... diet

A travel blog entry by wouterb

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I have always loved Italian food....but a couple of days in Bologna has sealed the deal. Italian food is now officially the best food in the world (until i find something better :-) If you are ever in Bologna...you should try the lasagna and the ...

Friend #1, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Friend #1

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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... first day Erik had to study so I just went around Bologna and saw the architecture. There's actually a quite of history in Bologna, especially in terms of university studies. It was interesting to see the early anatomy theatre and the old archives from a ...

Foodie Pilgrimage to Parma, Modena and Bologna, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Foodie Pilgrimage to Parma, Modena and Bologna

A travel blog entry by spo_rt

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... come from his shop in future! Last stop, Bologna. Our mission here is to try the original bolognaise sauce (ragu) and bologna sausage (Mortadella) and a lasagne. I really want to know how ours at home compares to the original stuff. While driving, we ...

Bologna......the fat one, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Bologna......the fat one

A travel blog entry by spo_rt

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... Garisenda. We moved on up the street to the Piazza Maggiore and parked the bikes. The piazza is the heart of Bologna, surrounded by medieval buildings. Apparently the town hall has inside a 16th century staircase that was designed to enable horse drawn ...

Dreaming of Bolognaise, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Dreaming of Bolognaise

A travel blog entry by allysonlewin

passing ...

Florence to Bologna via Vinci, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Florence to Bologna via Vinci

A travel blog entry by dadndean2012

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... edge off the trip and put us in Bologna at 5pm. Checked in to our hotel, showered and headed off to find a meal. Bologna is considered a university town and has in excess of 80,000 students as residents. Thus there was no shortage of cheap and cheerful ...

Ducati Day!!, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Ducati Day!!

A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt

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Tuesday 19.04.2011 - Today we visited the Ducati Factory & Museum - yeah!! To arrange a tour of the Ducati Factory and Museum you are required to book on line, you can't just front up and buy a ticket. So we booked on line. The problem was, and it ...

Herbstferien - Italy, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Herbstferien - Italy

A travel blog entry by beckygooch

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... looking around Bologna instead, which was lots of fun! We went shopping and bought new clothes, and then found the tallest tower in Bologna called Torre Asinello and decided to climb to the top - TERRIFYING doesn't cover it! But it was all worth it when ...

Spag Bol, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Spag Bol

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey

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... at Eataly – very nice, but not a patch on Rome’s Eataly! We enjoyed several days walking around Bologna’s arcaded streets, piazzas and university buildings. The main Piazza Maggiore is very impressive with the stock exchange, several ...

My Bologna has a First Name..., Bologna, Italy travel blog

My Bologna has a First Name...

A travel blog entry by jennil507

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... , it's home to the oldest university, which is still functioning and one of the best in the country. There's a lot of students in Bologna which gives the city a really young and hip feel. It's a very cool place. We also saw the famous towers in Bologna ...

Ring ring....hello we are in Bologna!!, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Ring ring....hello we are in Bologna!!

A travel blog entry by jamhev270708

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Hello again from the heat wave that is Bologna, Yep it is boiling here in the heart of Italy - somewhat too hot round 35 degrees.  But never mind as more adventures has finally seen Heather claim her ring!  (Finally she whispers in my ...

Bologna Baby!, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Bologna Baby!

A travel blog entry by sophieparker91

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So here is entry 2 of my major updating session! On Friday I went to Bologna with Beth, Helen, Lea (a French girl) and Stacey. We went as Lea's sister was flying in to visit and so we thought we'd make a little trip of it.  On Friday we arrived in ...

Bologna, Rimini & Milano, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Bologna, Rimini & Milano

A travel blog entry by everardt

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... for home, and they invite me to a farewell party given for them by a friend, so next morning I catch the train to Bologna. Karen's sister, Laura, is also visiting and Karen takes us for a walk around Bologna, the highlight being the Church of Santa Maria ...

Tortellini and other stuff, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Tortellini and other stuff

A travel blog entry by dreamcatcherkk

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... a stroll to the Piazza Maggiore, the historic centre. Tasted Tortellini al Bolognese for dinner. On the 22nd, visited: 1. Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna 2. Pallazzo Comunale 3. Basilica di San Petronio 4. Fontana del Nettuno Afternoon left for Verona ...

Let me at the Bolognese, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Let me at the Bolognese

A travel blog entry by taniap

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... and the church was huge. We also saw the twin towers of Bologna. Bologna has it's very own leaning tower. We learnt that Bologna used to have canals like Venice, hundred of years ago, and there was a canal with rushing water down in the University ...

Kingdom in the clouds, San Marino, Italy travel blog

Kingdom in the clouds

A travel blog entry by word-a-day

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Keen to explore the centre of San Marino before carrying on our journey south to Rome, we started early, parking Larz as close as we could to the town walls, before carrying on, on foot into the hilltop city (the whole city is built at the top of Mount ...

Stowaway, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Stowaway

A travel blog entry by ksunderhill

Entering the train station this morning was like walking through a ghost town. At first I didn't think anything of it. I wasn't in a very big city and I knew how to get my ticket at the 'Fast Ticket' machine, so the teller not being there didn't ...

The Streets Are Alive..., Bologna, Italy travel blog

The Streets Are Alive...

A travel blog entry by ksunderhill

The streets are alive in Bologna. Nothing stops the ongoing bustle of this moderately sized city, not even the heat. The people are beautiful, the architecture fantastic, and the cafés are plentiful. Today was full on museum mode before everything ...

Melting in Italy, Bologna, Italy travel blog

Melting in Italy

A travel blog entry by ksunderhill

... cold shower, and a slight nap, then plunged back out into the heat to get a better look at the city of Bologna. Small winding streets, wonderful hues of mustard yellow and burnt sienna buildings, gelato stands and cafes covered every corner. I made my ...

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