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Ravello

Reveling in Ravello

We begin to understand Italy’s five minute rule. By the time we reach Ravello, we’ve been in Italy fourteen days, and something has become abundantly clear. Everything is five minutes and nothing is five...
Olive grove

How to Select Olive Oil

The world of olive oil is just as complicated as the world of wine. “Italy has some of the most beautiful products that anyone can imagine”, Elena Lepori tells me. “But we don’t get...

Best Gelaterias in Rome

Everyone knows that if you're headed to Rome, you are likely going to be eating your weight in gelato. With all the different shops where you can sample gelato, consuming this frozen treat is...

Following the steps of Napoleon Bonaparte in Parma

The cuisine of Parma has become perfected over the centuries, as we dine at Angiol d’Or, an Art Deco restaurant tucked away in the shadow of the Duoma. Maria Luisa, daughter of the King of...
Pasta

Italianissimo! Pasta

The romance of pasta in Gragnano, according to Pastificio dei Campi’s Giuseppe di Martini, began centuries ago when the Roman legions stored their grain here. Today, this little village of 27,000 people supplies 15.5%...
Treviso

Simply Divine Treviso

On a typical morning, I wake to the sounds of the ebb and flow of early morning commerce filtering through the open window of Locanda Ponte Dante. Five guestrooms have been created in this...
Cinecitta, Ancient Rome

Roman Holiday

For those who are obsessed with the drama, history and beauty of Italian cinema, there is no better place to discover it than from Hotel Mediterraneo and Hotel Massimo D’Azeglio, two Bettoja hotels in...
Lake Garda

Fish and Chef in Lake Garda

Fish and Chef is a splendid annual food and wine extravaganza that takes place in the lovely area that surrounds Lake Garda. To Malcesine, Garda, Cavaion Veronese, Bardolino andcPeschiera del Garda come Italy’s finest...
Rome

All Roads Lead to Rome

The railroad station is a microcosm of the world’s travelers. Looking at the monitor, with its evolving schedules and locales, it is clear that all roads lead to Rome. Convenience is central to our...
Four Seasons Hotel, Florence

The Fabulousness of Firenze

“There are two kinds of light: the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.” —James Thurber Surely Thurber had Florence in mind. Florence glows in illuminary light that is evident in the paintings of...

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