Religion, politics, and...cappuccino? You may think one of these is not like the other, but nothing will tear apart an Italian dinner table faster than an uncultured American ordering a
In 2001, Italy had a dream. Tired of hearing the same old Rome, Florence, Venice stories from excited, wide eyed travelers, the Italian Tourism Board and National Association of Italian
As summer weather quickly approaches (finally!), it is only normal to begin daydreaming about the crystalline coasts of Puglia. Full of beautiful beachside towns on both the Adriatic and Ionian
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.
The virtually unknown Tuscan town of Lajatico has many unique perks: an odd name, prolific art from an eccentric designer, an immensely famous theater, and it's the birthplace of one of Italy's most beloved celebrities, Andrea Bocelli.
Bacio, the Italian word for kiss (or baci which is kisses) famously lends its name to one of the most delicious and unique chocolates out there, made exclusively at the Perugina factory in Perugia, Umbria.
Jet Lag. We all get it, we all dislike it, and we all have our personal recipes of remedies and preventative measures to kill it until it dies. Now that I have triumphantly returned to the States, I present to you my top three ways to defeat it. Let it be noted that I am not a trained healthcare professional and these are simply awesome guidelines from me to you.