Tag: Italy

FICO Eataly World: An Italian theme park unlike any other

FICO Eataly World: An Italian theme park unlike any other

FICO Eataly World, opening in Bologna later this month, will be an Italian theme park unlike any other.

November 3, 2017 | By | 19 Replies More
San Gusme: Serendipitously finding the most charming small town in Italy

San Gusme: Serendipitously finding the most charming small town in Italy

Discovering the most charming small town in Italy was a result of a serendipitous wrong-turn off a small road in the Chianti region of Tuscany.

April 30, 2017 | By | 35 Replies More
Win a weekend for two in Verona, Italy from Rana pasta (contest ends 10/16/17)

Win a weekend for two in Verona, Italy from Rana pasta (contest ends 10/16/17)

Win the chance to spend a weekend for two in Verona, Italy.

February 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Creating food memories in Bologna

Creating food memories in Bologna

Any traveler who is passionate about good food, will want to visit Bologna.

January 22, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
2016: Recounting our travels

2016: Recounting our travels

Looking back at our travels in 2016 and hoping for ‘more time to travel’ in 2017!

January 8, 2017 | By | 27 Replies More
Oh, what a night! Celebrating the bounty of Emilia Romagna

Oh, what a night! Celebrating the bounty of Emilia Romagna

The best road trip we ever took was on the Via Emilia, stopping at each of the wonderful cities along the old Roman road that traverses the nine provinces of Emilia Romagna.

November 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Eataly NYC Downtown: A quick trip to Italy

Eataly NYC Downtown: A quick trip to Italy

Eataly NYC Downtown isn’t a store; it’s a destination.

November 20, 2016 | By | 4 Replies More
Tasting Zonin Prosecco on a virtual trip to Veneto

Tasting Zonin Prosecco on a virtual trip to Veneto

A Zonin Prosecco tasting at home gave us the chance to sip and savor a bit of Italy.

November 2, 2016 | By | 5 Replies More
Win an all-inclusive trip for two to Genoa, Italy (contest ended)

Win an all-inclusive trip for two to Genoa, Italy (contest ended)

KLM Airlines and the Hotel Bristol Palace in Genoa, Italy are partnering in a Ligurian travel giveaway for one lucky winner.

September 14, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Windows around the world open doors to lifestyle and culture

Windows around the world open doors to lifestyle and culture

Whether you’re peeking in or peering out, windows around the world can proffer hints about people, places and cultures. Boomer bloggers share some favorites…

August 17, 2016 | By | 18 Replies More
Golfer’s Vasculitis: Oops, I did it again!

Golfer’s Vasculitis: Oops, I did it again!

Five things you should know about “Golfer’s Vasculitis.. (aka Disney Rash)”

July 22, 2016 | By | 20 Replies More
Book Review: Siracusa by Delia Ephron

Book Review: Siracusa by Delia Ephron

Delia Ephron’s latest novel, Siracusa(Blue Rider Press, 2016), is set in this historic city that occupies the southeast corner of Sicily.

July 18, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
Washcloths in Italy: Do Italians use them?

Washcloths in Italy: Do Italians use them?

Don’t count on finding washcloths in Italy. No one I asked is quite sure why.

July 7, 2016 | By | 22 Replies More
La Tabaccaia: Rustic Tuscan charm coupled with contemporary comforts

La Tabaccaia: Rustic Tuscan charm coupled with contemporary comforts

If you are traveling to Tuscany, we highly recommend a stay at Hotel La Tabaccaia.

June 10, 2016 | By | 13 Replies More
What is it like to fly Delta Comfort+?

What is it like to fly Delta Comfort+?

When booking flights between NY and Pisa, you may want to consider Delta Comfort+

June 7, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
The magic of the Grand Hotel Majestic “gia Baglioni”

The magic of the Grand Hotel Majestic “gia Baglioni”

The Grand Hotel Majestic “già Baglioni” is the oldest and most prestigious luxury hotel in Bologna, and it’s as perfect as it gets.

June 2, 2016 | By | 19 Replies More
Skip the line at the Uffizi

Skip the line at the Uffizi

Viator offers tourists an easy way to skip the line at the Uffizi Gallery and maximize their time in Florence.

May 30, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
FROM THE ARCHIVES – Bellagio: Lucky find in the lake region

FROM THE ARCHIVES – Bellagio: Lucky find in the lake region

Tell your friends you’ll be spending your vacation in Bellagio, and they’re likely to assume you’re talking about the glitzy hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

April 6, 2016 | By | 8 Replies More
Book Review: Spritz, Italy’s Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail

Book Review: Spritz, Italy’s Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail

I sipped my first spritz at a bar near Piazza Santo Stefano in Bologna, the first of many more to come.

March 22, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More
Tasting Umbria: The delectable foods of a less-traveled region

Tasting Umbria: The delectable foods of a less-traveled region

Most tourists are lured to Umbria by the region’s well-preserved medieval hill towns but for those who travel in search of their next great meal, Umbria proffers a hidden gem: its unpretentious, often unheralded, cuisine.

January 29, 2016 | By | 20 Replies More
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