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10 Tips to Make This Your Best CREA (So Far)

Here are 10 Tips guaranteed to make your CREA Experience this year the best (so far). Got some of your own? Comment below. Continue reading »

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CREA Tip: Focaccia col Formaggio

Focaccia col formaggio is one of the signature dishes from the area. To say it’s a cheese pizza is like saying Cecilia Bartoli can carry a tune: it doesn’t begin to express how very lovely this thing is. Continue reading »

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CREA Tip: Chiosco Duro

If you can put off your morning espresso until 9 or 9:30, the coffee at Chiosco Duro, right across the road from Villa Balbi, is excellent (truth be told, better than VB). The CREA cognoscenti can be seen lounging and chatting there with the locals throughout the day. Continue reading »

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CREA Tip: Unplug Your Brain

It may seem counterintuitive, but even if your objective here is to feed your brain with new ideas, techniques, perspectives, and even friends, you need to unplug it for a while every day. At CREA our brains can be like little children in a candy store: More! More! More! The results of complete indulgence are not good. Continue reading »

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CREA Tip: The Long, Beautiful Walk

If you go to a program in Convento, Hotel Due Mari, or Cambiaso, you are so lucky! These locations are about 15 minutes away from Villa Balbi. In other words, you get to prepare for your session with a walk along the Viale Remembranze, through the church square and along Baia del Silenzio. What better preparation? Plus you get to integrate your session experience with the reverse walk back to lunch, bed, the bar, or wherever you’re headed. Continue reading »

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Crea Tip: Room Power

At CREA, our room keys must be inserted into a slot beside the door in order to activate the electrical power. When we take the key out to leave, the power goes off (after a brief grace period), ensuring that vacant rooms aren’t wastefully illuminated. The problem is, we may need to charge our computers/tablets/phones while we are out… Continue reading »

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