It was already 8pm when we assembled at the massive marble building known as Vittorio Emanuele Monument. It was the meeting point for our tour of some of the most famous remains of ancient Rome, and we were beyond excited.
Any time we travel, paying a visit to local food markets is always on the top of our list. And in a food-focused region like Emilia-Romagna, indulging in the Bologna markets was necessary.
A summer retreat for over 1,000 years, Tivoli, Italy, hosted ancient Romans and the Renaissance elite in its rolling hills just 20 miles from Rome. Here’s a look inside its two most famous sites — Hadrian’s Villa and Villa d’Este.
There’s just something special and cozy about cooking with someone’s grandmother in a real apartment in Rome. Her training ground was cooking with her mother and grandmother and her goal was loving her family with food.
Imagine the most fabulous photo you’ve ever seen of the Italian countryside. Then, add a series of pools to those hillsides where you can gaze out across the land and lose yourself in the serenity. This place is real. It’s Villaggio della Salute Piu.
Rome is one of our favorite cities in the world. Nearly everyone visits the Colosseum, but intrepid travelers need to visit the Appian Way and the Catacombs of San Callisto.
It’s Wednesday. And that means it’s the Siena market day. We love local markets around the world and we were excited to see this one. …
In which we got all access to some of the best wineries in Tuscany! During the Cantine Aperte wine festival in Italy, wineries open their doors to the public and reveal their secrets.
It’s interesting to think that without a rather dramatic flaw in engineering, Pisa wouldn’t be nearly the tourist center that it is. Nevertheless, Pisa is …
San Gimignano, Italy is a beautiful little walled town that was declared by UNESCO to be part of the World’s Architectural Heritage. Its striking architecture is straight out of the 1200s, and is “the epitome of a Tuscan hill town.”