The Bred Blog

Postcard from Valencia

On the banks of the great river Turia, medieval Gothic towers stand majestically at the entrance to an ancient city center, while a group of futuristic structures gaze quietly from afar. In the city of Valencia, a rich history and vivid modern personality have collided to produce a vibrant cultural scene that calls travelers to […]

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Postcard from Mougins

Where powder blue skies caress sun-swathed stretches of olive and pine, the medieval village of Mougins stands as a bastion of culture and art at the heart of the Côte d’Azur. Located between the picturesque Riviera towns of Cannes and Grasse, Mougins was once an ancient settlement inhabited by Ligurian tribes, before becoming part of […]

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Postcard from Varenna

Narrow, serpentine passageways of cobblestone wind through a tableau of pastel dwellings, as stone arches and villa columns frame an idyllic backdrop of lake and sky. A dreamy lakeside confection, Varenna is delightfully garnished with quiet waterfronts where the lake laps gently against the shore and the wake of swans gracefully drifting by makes silent […]

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Postcard from Atrani

A fisherman’s enclave tucked along the undulating curves of the Amalfi coastline, Atrani is a romantic moment suspended in time. One of the few villages of the Amalfi Coast that remains delightfully local, the town exudes an unassuming charm that contrasts  her more visible neighbors of Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi. With less than 1,000 inhabitants, […]

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