Category Archives: Food & Wine

Places to eat in Italy: delectable Sicily

Places to eat in Italy: delectable Sicily
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Sicily is a paradise for foodies and one of the best places to eat in Italy. The island’s eventful past has shaped its culture, architecture and, most of all, its traditional cuisine. Ancient Greeks brought olives and established wine making, Romans cleared patches of land for grain cultivation and introduced fava beans and lentils. During […]

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Best things to do in Rome: day tour to Castelli Romani

Best things to do in Rome: day tour to Castelli Romani
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When in Rome do as the Romans do. They leave the city on weekends to relax, breath fresh air and eat well. So, one of the best things to do in Rome, after you have done sightseeing and shopping, is follow the locals and go on a day trip to Castelli Romani. Castelli Romani is […]

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Italy attractions: Asolo in Veneto

Italy attractions: Asolo in Veneto
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Asolo is a small town in Veneto, Northern Italy, one of those beautiful off-the-beaten track Italy attractions that you fall in love with at first sight. Sometimes Asolo is described as the City of a Hundred Horizons for the breathtaking vistas around it. Its ancient walls, palaces and the 12th century fortress are testimonies of […]

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Places to visit in Italy: the Prosecco wine road

Places to visit in Italy: the Prosecco wine road
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Only an hour drive north of Venice lies the enchanting land of vineyards where the prized Italian sparkling wine Prosecco is made. Beautiful landscapes, charming historic towns, excellent food and wine make it one of the prettiest and top places to visit in Italy. The Prosecco wine road meanders from Conegliano to Valdobbiadene, through steep […]

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Best restaurants in Italy: Michelin star restaurants

Best restaurants in Italy: Michelin star restaurants
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Italy is a paradise for foodies with some of the best street food, rustic trattorie, innovative restaurants and fine dining establishments in Europe. If you want to experience the Italian cuisine interpreted by the country’s most talented chefs in the most sophisticated surroundings, there are many Michelin starred restaurants around the Bel Paese, which, according […]

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Umbria cooking classes: one of Italy attractions

Umbria cooking classes: one of Italy attractions
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Nobody can argue that food is one of the greatest Italy attractions. Each region has its distinctive flavors and we have spoken about Roman cuisine, specialties of Piedmont and Tuscany, chocolate of Modica here on the blog. One thing is to gorge on Italian food while visiting the country, but how about taking home some secrets […]

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Barolo, one of Italy attractions

Barolo, one of Italy attractions
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The tiny village of Barolo in the region of Piedmont is one of Italy attractions that has it all: breathtaking landscapes, castles, palaces, delicious food and world-famous wine. Surrounded by hills covered in vineyards, Barolo has given its name to the wine and the area where it is produced. Wine-making traditions here go back to the 13th […]

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Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont
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With the Piedmont region being one of finest destinations for foodies and wine connoisseurs, the picturesque town of Alba features high up on the list of Italy attractions. Gourmand travelers from all over the globe love Alba for its precious white truffles, pedigreed red wines and excellent restaurants. In medieval times Alba was as the […]

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Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont
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This year the vineyard landscape of the Monferrato area together with Langhe-Roero was recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Monferrato is a series of hills below the River Po in the southeast corner of Piedmont. Still off the radar of many tourists this area is one of Italy attractions and is certainly worth discovering if you […]

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What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting

What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting
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The lush green hills of Tuscany produce not only outstanding olive oil and excellent wine appreciated by connoisseurs worldwide. Precious truffles are one of the region’s treasures. If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Tuscany truffle hunting could be a great Italian experience. Dubbed as “diamonds of the kitchen” Italian truffles can […]

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