Author Archive for: ‘Lisa’

Turin With Gusto!

Turin With Gusto!

The Slow Food organisation celebrated its 30th birthday with a special edition of its main annual event, the Salone del …

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Exploring Le Langhe – Piedmond, Italy

Exploring Le Langhe – Piedmond, Italy

The experience of driving for the very first time through Le Langhe, a hilly, Unesco-protected region between Cuneo and Asti, …

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La Befana – The Italian Myth of A Good Witch

La Befana – The Italian Myth of A Good Witch

Not long ago, while I was in the process of negotiating a flat rental in Rome, my potential landlady emailed …

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The Place Where Time Travelling Is Real – San Gimignano, Tuscany

The Place Where Time Travelling Is Real – San Gimignano, Tuscany

The Tuscan town of San Gimignano has medieval architecture and art, and modern sculpture too. I had always wanted to …

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The Ski Paradise – Alta Badia, Dolomites

The Ski Paradise – Alta Badia, Dolomites

In the bubble car lift, from the bottom station in San Cassiano, a fellow skier introduces himself as Giovanni from …

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Merry Christmas From Venice!

Merry Christmas From Venice!

Visiting Venice at this time of year will offer you an experience quite unlike the one you would have if …

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The Temple Of Asclepius – Tiber Island, Rome

The Temple Of Asclepius – Tiber Island, Rome

This pretty tittle palace is the Temple of Asclepius on the Isola Tiberina (Tiber Island) in Rome. It is not …

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Italy’s Hidden Gems: Emilia-Romagna

Italy’s Hidden Gems: Emilia-Romagna

Artisanal cuisine & supercars Even in a country so rich in gastronomical gifts, the Emilia-Romagna region, bordered by the Po …

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Italy’s Hidden Gems: Lake Como

Italy’s Hidden Gems: Lake Como

Italy’s Legendary Lago Long a haven for Versaces, Pirellis and other Italian royalty, along with high-profile men of the world …

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Italy’s Hidden Gems: Pantelleria

Italy’s Hidden Gems: Pantelleria

The Mediterranean’s best-kept luxury secret Known as “the black pearl of the Mediterranean” for its striking black-lava cliffs, the volcanic …

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