Tag: travel

Mar 31
Traveling in Tuscany: Mind the Curves

Tuscany is truly a magical place to rent a car and just drive around, and for some to…

Mar 29
It’s NOT Always All About Florence – The Culture of Tuscany

"...lightly, softly, go yourself, to Tuscany..." - Guido Cavalcanti It took me over…

Mar 12
The Simple, Rustic Pleasures of Tuscan Food

The scenery of Tuscany is glorious, but for me, the very most enchanting part of…

Feb 28
Umbria: Travel Resources

One of the best reasons to visit Umbria is that it’s a bit out of the way of the usual…

Feb 14
The Culinary Delights of Umbria – Savory, Seasonal, Superb

Being the only landlocked region of Italy gives Umbria a unique foodshed compared to…

Jan 31
Italian Travel Basics

Getting to and around Italy can easily be the most frustrating part of a wonderful…

Jan 24
Italian Culture Basics

When we think about Italian culture, several things might immediately pop into our…

Jan 10
Italian Wine Basics

Over the next 20 months, I will be trying to break down the wines by region which is…

Jan 03
Welcome to the new Vineyard Adventures

Buongiorno e buon anno! Hello and happy new year! More than a year ago, I was…

Nov 07
The ABC’s of Campania Food & Wine: X, Y and Z

X, Y and Z are for…?: The incomplete ABC’s of Campania list may never be…

Apr 22
Food & Wine Word of the Week: Cerasuolo

Cerasuolo can be a sticky term in Italian wine as it has a few different uses.  In…

Apr 20
Frijenno Manganno – Antipasto e’ Fuia Fuia

  We asked many of our native Italian friends for the meaning of fuia fuia in…