Posts Tagged ‘food’

Vogalonga - Photo by Victoria De Maio

La Vogalonga Regatta – A Special Venice Event

In May 2015, my visit to Venice just happened to coincide with an annual local event, La Vogalonga Regatta. This serendipitous coincidence turned out to be a highlight of my time in La [...]

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A Special Winery Experience in Tuscany

Of course, when in Tuscany one must set aside time to journey out to the Tuscan countryside and explore some of their world-famous wineries.  There is nothing better than immersing oneself in one [...]

cafe entrance Turin Photo by Lisa Watson

The Five Most Beautiful Cafés in Turin

Coffee drinking in Italy is seen as a right rather than just a pleasant way to start the day, so much so that the price of a coffee in Italy is regulated by the government.  If you stand at the [...]

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Readers Share #UnforgettableDay Ideas for London

Baglioni Hotels recently held a Facebook contest asking readers and followers to share their Unforgettable Day ideas on social media.  The results included over two hundred inspiring and creative [...]

Sportinia Photo by Lisa Watson

Skiing In Sauze d’Oulx, Susa Valley

It’s Winter and the snow is here! One of the best places to go skiing in the Piedmont area of Italy is called the Via Lattea (Milky Way) ski field. It covers very large area and offers around 400 [...]

Venice Carnevale Photo by Yeimi

Carnevale, Venice’s Opulent Masquerade Ball

Seductive and mysterious, Carnevale in Venice is guaranteed to weave a magical spell around those who arrive for the two-week celebration. As you wander among the extravagantly costumed and [...]

apyoto by Victoria De Maio

A Noble Palazzo in the Heart of Florence

There is just so much to see and experience in Florence and, as is often the case, it’s easy to miss architectural gems. Spectacular edifices that were once elegant palazzi are [...]

Procida feature photo pPhoto by Karen Henderson

Procida Island – Italy’s Undiscovered Gem

Just 30 minutes by hydrofoil from the Bay of Naples, tucked close to Ischia, the famous playground of southern Italy, lies the almost forgotten island of Procida.  Less than 4 sq. kilometers in [...]

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