My stay at I Pascoli di Amaltea proved to be a great way to explore Alta Langa, a gorgeous territory dominated by hazel groves, luxuriant woodland and open pastures in the region of Piedmont. Read more

Located just a short drive from Sanremo, in the region of Liguria, Bussana Vecchia is a tiny village with a unique history and a hippy vibe – a place unlike anything you’ve seen before! Read more

Milan is getting ready to host one of the coolest events of the year, the Design Week, the biggest international design fair that will take place between 17 and 22 April. Read more

I’m pretty sure that the first thing that comes to your mind when dreaming of wine tasting in Italy is  Chianti in Tuscany. However, Italy is home to other equally charming wine regions producing excellent grapes in fantastic sceneries. One of these is the Langhe, in the northern region of Piemonte, which is home to some of the finest wines in the world. Read more

There are two independent territories in Italy, the Vatican City and the Republic of San Marino. And then there is the self-proclaimed state of Seborga… Read more

Carnival in Italy is usually associated with the sophisticated costumes of Venice and the colorful carts of Viareggio, but there’s a place near Turin where locals prefer to fight hard with oranges at this time of the year… Read more

Famous for its violin-making tradition, elegant piazzas and delicious torrone (as well as for being the birthplace of fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni), Cremona makes for a great day trip from nearby Milan without the hoards of tourists you would normally find elsewhere in Italy.  Read more

Take some friends, a beautiful villa in one of the prettiest villages of the Italian Riviera and an olive grove in the backyard waiting to be harvested: the perfect way to welcome autumn! Read more

A recent weekend in Val Brembana was the occasion to visit one of the Italian villages high on my wishlist of places to visit: Cornello dei Tasso. Read more

Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is one of the prettiest towns in Lombardy, yet most travelers arriving at Orio al Serio Airport (one of Northern Italy’s main hubs) simply get a bus to Milan ignoring the place entirely… what a mistake! Read more