As much as we appreciate 5* continuous ridiculous luxury (and you know we do), sometimes a taste of authentic local life can be more memorable and rewarding than any gold plated Louis XIV indulgence.
One of our very favorite pastas hails from the heel of the boot of Italy. Roughly translating into "little ears", Orecchiette are tiny cups of pasta joy, allowing an abundance of flavors to envelop your palate, and acting as perfect little sauce saucers with every bite.
Sulfur is the name of this game. The intoxicating, sweet, delicious, and simultaneously embarrassing oh no wait it’s just the sulfur smell kind of game.
Most people believe the Immaculate Conception honors the arrival of Jesus in the womb, but today, we celebrate the creation of the Virgin Mary!
There are many types of Italian sparkling wine, but they all can set the perfect mood for any celebration!
Milano teems with life, currently preparing for the World's Fair (aka Expo) to be held right outside of city center in 2015. The feast begins in May and we will be ready. Will you?
Any time is a good time to Spritz! Is it 6 o'clock yet??
Sausages, salumi, prosciutto, and truffles, oh my! Dare to believe in magical land of Norcia.
Once upon a time, the mighty Hercules set off to defeat Geryon when he happened upon a hot spring with waters that so soothed his aching muscles, he no longer wanted to return home. Hercules soon purged the evil Geryon and built a temple in honor of the springs that had given him such lasting relief, which we now call the Abano Grand Hotel.
Once upon a time in Renaissance Italy, the wealthy and noble Pignolati family bought a piece of uninhabited farmland, on which they built an impressive village. Today, we call this village Verona. Now, through a path of monumental cypress and nestled among vineyards and olive groves, the magic truly remains intact at the Villa Cordevigo.