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Cassino War Cemetery – Remembrance And Serenity

This was our second attempt at trying to visit Cassino War Cemetery where the Commonwealth servicemen who lost their lives during the fierce battle of Monte Cassino are laid to rest. In 2012, when we were last in Italy, we’d tried to find it then. Our friend’s family home is in the area, close to the …

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Sperlonga Beaches – Blue Flags & Italian Snacks

We loved our time on Sperlonga beach on the coast of Italy’s Lazio region. Why do we love our website title, Turkey’s For Life? Because it’s us; it has numerous meanings – just one of which suggests that Turkey is most definitely our home. And, when somewhere is your home, that means you can wander …

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Remembrance Sunday: Looking Back To The Polish War Cemetery At Monte Cassino

How do you research before you travel somewhere new? Back in May, we went to Italy to stay with some friends. The family home is in the Cassino area of Italy, an area we had never heard of until these friends bought us a book, ‘Monte Cassino’ by Matthew Parker. Cassino was the scene in …

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San Pietro – Italy’s Ghost Village From World War Two

If you know Southwest Turkey well, looking at the following series of photos, you would be forgiven for thinking you were looking at shots of the ruins of Kayaköy near Fethiye. During our recent trip to Italy, our friend took us out for the day, and when we asked him where we were going, his …

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