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I just happen to be one very lucky person who gets to stay lots at the Hauser's - it really is a wonderful place to stay, so they have a hard time keeping me away!

Michelangelo’s plans come to life

It is rather exciting to see hear that the Basilica di San Lorenzo in Florence may finally be given the facade which Michelangelo designed for it back in 1515.  According to the records work stopped when Signor Buonaroti’s plans were … Continue reading

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Summer in Festas

There is no doubt which is an Italian’s favourite season.  Summer is celebrated from the moment it starts getting warmer and the end of Summer is mourned with a final Festa in September.  The thing about an Italian village Festa … Continue reading

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UK Prime Minister has to get his own coffee

Had David Cameron and his wife stayed here in Bagni di Lucca he wouldn’t have to bother getting up to get his own coffee, but the news this morning where the waitress at their local Tuscan cafe told him to … Continue reading

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Taking to the hills

If I step out of Hotel Corona and hang a right I am only minutes away from a lovely swing bridge that takes me across the Lima river and slap in front of the old Casino and then on past … Continue reading

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Lunch over the Lima

There is something rather wonderful about sitting on a pretty Italian terrace, overlooking a bubbling river whilst eating delicious Tuscan specialities. To be honest, having lunch in a hotel restaurant isn’t always my first choice. I prefer to use my … Continue reading

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Puccini at the Regina

Back in the 17th century our hotel was a place of inspiration for Giacomo Puccini, in fact it is in our very own hotel that this great composer wrote Turandot.  This sort of historical fact and the way that few … Continue reading

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Welcome to After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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