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Forum: Italy
May 23rd 2022, 6:16 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Anyone living near a branch of Lidl. They recently had an american week, and the ice cream is still available. It is as nice as Ben and Jerry's!
Forum: Italy
May 10th 2022, 5:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Accetturese

Re: ( Near ) Equivalent of John Lewis or Richer Sounds ??

We bought a tv satellite decoder from unieuro. " Sure, no problem. Bring it back for a full refund if you want" Hmmmm. It did not work so we got a local tv guy in to help. He sorted us out with a...
Forum: Italy
Apr 9th 2022, 8:33 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Beer on offer again this coming Friday and Saturday, 7.08 per case of 18 - which works out to less than 40 cents per tin.
Forum: Italy
Mar 7th 2022, 1:02 pm
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Good timing from Lidl. We have just run out of the cheddar we bought at the end of October.
Has anybody seen that tangy pickle before? We will buy a couple of jars, but if it is a good substitute...
Forum: Italy
Feb 11th 2022, 4:44 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Lidl has thier decent lager on sale from today, for the weekend. It will sell out today, so if you want it you had better hurry, 6.60 for a case of 18 X 500ml.
You should also be able to find pork...
Forum: Italy
Feb 2nd 2022, 2:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Sending gifts from the UK to Italy - customs, etc

Completely random as regards customs.
I ordered two pairs of reading glasses from China, costing less than 5 euros, and had to pay 2 euros in customs charges.
Parcel of foodstuffs from UK costing...
Forum: Italy
Jan 20th 2022, 8:37 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

We have made our own baked beans in the past, with mixed results.
There are a couple of Asian supermarkets within driving distance. Useful mainly for eastern ingredients, they also stock quite a few...
Forum: Italy
Jan 20th 2022, 8:28 am
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Accetturese

Cars searched at Calais?

Are french border control actually searching any cars for meat and dairy - cheese and ham sandwiches etc - or is it business as usual there?
Forum: Italy
Jan 14th 2022, 11:43 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,237
Posted By Accetturese

Re: TV in italy

Our digital decoder box has an option which allows us to watch a programme in the original language, if that is broadcast alongside the dubbed version. We were able to get quite a lot of english...
Forum: Italy
Jan 14th 2022, 10:22 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,237
Posted By Accetturese

Re: TV in italy

There is a website called Transponder.tv that has a wide selection of uk channels available to watch live. It used to be free to use if you did not need to record shows, not sure about that anymore....
Forum: Italy
Jan 14th 2022, 10:10 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

I ordered various impossible to find things from British Essentials, on 26th Nov. The parcel arrived this morning, so about 6 or 7 weeks wait.
Expensive, but if you have to have these things, you...
Forum: Italy
Dec 31st 2021, 10:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Rental Agents and Tax advice for Puglia

I love the way that the big lump of Italy that joins Puglia and Calabria gets no mention.....
Forum: Italy
Dec 31st 2021, 10:05 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

I can count the number of times I have come across other people in the mountains and forests that surround me on the fingers of one thumb.
Above 50 feet or so, the sound is barely heard. The rules...
Forum: Italy
Dec 29th 2021, 12:14 pm
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Drones should not be flown in populated areas, go ahead and shoot.
I have ordered one which I will use in the national park that surrounds me
Forum: Italy
Dec 29th 2021, 6:34 am
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

Mediaworld are selling the DJI Mavic mini fly more combo drone for only E299 at the moment. This is a great price for this entry level camera drone!
The fly more combo provides you with a hard case,...
Forum: Italy
Dec 6th 2021, 12:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By Accetturese

Re: WiFi access

We had fastweb when we first moved here, but spent more time looking at the red 'no service' light than anything else.
Dumped that and went with Vodafone mobile - vodafone is fully deserving of the...
Forum: Italy
Nov 26th 2021, 7:06 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,851
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Import tax on items purchased from UK.

Recently had some reading glasses delivered from China. Cost €5 and had to pay €2 import tax?! Also bought a 2nd hand book from UK on Ebay, cost was £13 + £3p&p, this arrived with no added fees.
Forum: Italy
Nov 10th 2021, 5:16 pm
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,665
Posted By Accetturese

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

I make my own cider. Google 'turbo cider' easy, cheap, nice flavour!
Forum: Italy
Nov 10th 2021, 3:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Password protection

Oh, the vpn is provided by Hotspot Shield, if you want to check. Knowing my luck it will stop working tomorrow, but the password safe is still worth it.
Forum: Italy
Nov 10th 2021, 3:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Password protection

Yes, about €23 - €25 per annum, which is why I thought to mention it. Really good value for that level of protection, plus a working (at time of posting) VPN.
Forum: Italy
Nov 10th 2021, 9:32 am
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Accetturese

Password protection

I used to use basically the same password for just about every website, stupid.
I looked online for a password generator and secure storage site and Dashlane got very high scores, so I gave it a...
Forum: Italy
Oct 30th 2021, 5:58 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

Yes, you have to go down through the small print, to where they start on about cruising in their 'Covid Safety Bubble'
For such an important detail you might expect them to say something on page...
Forum: Italy
Oct 27th 2021, 9:25 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

We were with MSC on the Grandiosa.
Forum: Italy
Oct 26th 2021, 1:49 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

Hi all,
Back from our cruise - we did not like it and will be unlikely to go on another. We really did not like the constant pressure to spend on everything! People loading two or more trays with...
Forum: Italy
Sep 15th 2021, 1:26 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,645
Posted By Accetturese

Re: Oxo cubes and branston pickle

READ THE SMALL PRINT!!
The joke is very much on me. I have just discovered that independent excursions from the cruise ship are banned. The only way to leave the ship at any of the ports of call is...
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