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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...
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%...
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...

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...
Pastificio dei Campi

Discovering Napoli

Early morning and we are on our way. On the high speed Frecciarossa train to Naples, the conductor informs us that we have not entered our travel details into our pre-purchased tickets, and are...
Adler Spa, Italy

Taking the Waters, in Tuscany

The more they raved about Tuscany, the more I doubted. I become uneasy when I leave the city. Give me skyscrapers, concrete, glass and steel and I am in my comfort zone. Empty fields...
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...
Chianti

Classic Chianti

Driving in Italy requires a fearless attitude and a great degree of skill. Fortunately, we have connected with a gladiator of the highway, Simone Baldanzi, of Chianti Drivers. Through rainstorms that flooded the roads,...
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...
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...

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