My One Hotel Villa Ducale
Travel Blogs from Parma
Getting used to the driving. good roads, put UK to shame mostly. Not sure the GPS was helpful or not but we didn't get lost. Found the hotel. Absolutely nothing like the pictures and the room they gave us was noisy on the motorway. But they changed it for us no problem. Clever marketing on their website! Fancy dinner restaurant but slightly …
... think that's where Ben said Oscar will be living for 6 months Ellen??) and decided to take the more local route after we stopped for lunch. After a bite and 40 km on local roads, we opened up our wallets and decided to get back on the toll roads. Saved us 90 minutes and probably a gear box and pair of brake pads. 130km/hr was fun, but the traffic in Italy is a lot different to France. Worlds apart. And busier. We didn't have ...
... days. I must have stayed up there for 30 minutes or so, just looking around the whole city. I also loved the mountains in the background that kind of created a bowl around Florence.
After that, I headed down to the city's sport complex. It was a long walk but I got to get away from the tourist centre and see the rest of Florence, which was also very nice. Unfortunately, the complex was closed, but from the street I could see the rugby pitch, some of the ...
... maybe get a handbag at Desigual. Apparently duty free cheaper here in Singapore. Natasha got 2 alcohol and pack cigarettes for 88 nzd. Maybe do this next time..? Perhaps can look on Singapore duty free website for variety and if not have what we want can get when arrive back in NZ. :) Had a smoothie and before boarded had a mocka, that actually made me feel sick. Boarded at 815 am to fly out 845 for a 12 hour flight home. When I checked in online I changed my ...
... quite different presentations. Relaxed a but after buying the jumper I really wanted at Desigual for 54 Euro. Really want one of their handbags to cause sooo different and pretty, but will wait till go Europe in July and buy it for myself for birthday :) Went to a lovely place for final dinner with the beautiful desert wine had at the Balsamic factory. Was meant to be 3 courses, but the waitresses gave us first course when meant for the Australians downstairs, so we had 4 courses. So ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking