The ideals of the Slow Food movement have seeped into daily life in Piedmont, Italy.
Aventine Hill: Photo Essay of one of our favorite places to see on a visit to Italy My favorite hill of the famous seven in Rome is the Aventine, set between the Tiber, Testaccio quarter and the Circus Maximus. A walk there is a lovely way to spend a sunny morning. Ancient churches, mellow-colored buildings [...]
It’s been over two years since Eleonora first shared her cheeky guide for “Italian Curse Words not Needed: Useful Words and Phrases.“ Travel Belles, we think it’s time for the next step. Italian men are known for their wooing techniques, and American women are frequently warned of the ploys of the flirtatious Italian ragazzi. But why wait [...]
Across the Cafe Table #11 Welcome to Across the Cafe Table, where every 2nd Wednesday of the month we have a discussion topic. This month’s topic is one of our favorite things! Food! Let’s discuss the weird, odd, good, or bad. Learn more here about our monthly cafe chats. Margo: The buck or donkey stops [...]