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Ice Cream with Attitude at Girona's Rocambolesc

Ice Cream with Attitude at Girona’s Rocambolesc

Can genius strike twice? A question I pondered as I stood before an inviting but nondescript building on quaint Carrer Read More »

Italy’s Craft Beer Renaissance

Italy’s Craft Beer Renaissance

  Where once a fertile peninsula fortuitously nourished vast expanses of hearty, indigenous vines, a love to outlast the ages would Read More »

Fall Inspired Flavors from Siena & Montalcino

Fall Inspired Flavors from Siena & Montalcino

  As we turn yet another page of the summer calendar and desperately try to hold on to the fleeting moments Read More »

Postcard from Logroño

Postcard from Logroño

  Logroño proudly beats as the cultural heart and capital of the La Rioja region in Northern Spain. The River Ebro Read More »

Postcard from Varenna

Postcard from Varenna

  Narrow, serpentine passageways of cobblestone wind through a tableau of pastel dwellings, as stone arches and villa columns frame an Read More »

A Perfect Summer Seafood Pasta Recipe From La Costiera

A Perfect Summer Seafood Pasta Recipe From La Costiera

  What could be more delicious this summer than enjoying sea breezes warmed by the sun and perfumed by Italy’s Mediterranean? Read More »

Postcard from Atrani

Postcard from Atrani

  A fisherman’s enclave tucked along the undulating curves of the Amalfi coastline, Atrani is a romantic moment suspended in time. Read More »

Valentine’s Day Wine: From Spain With Love

Valentine’s Day Wine: From Spain With Love

In search of that perfect wine for Valentine’s Day 2013? Well we think nothing could be finer or more apropos Read More »

Ultimate Valentine Chocolate Gifts From Turin, Italy

Ultimate Valentine Chocolate Gifts From Turin, Italy

While a limitless swirl of hot pink and crimson heart-shaped candy boxes may strike you as the perfect treat this Read More »

Valentine Poems, Italian Style

Valentine Poems, Italian Style

You’ve bought the gift, made the reservations and unsuccessfully spent hours searching for the perfect Valentine’s sentiment via the drugstore Read More »