Tag: Italy

Food, Wine

Guide to Tuscany

Tuscany was one of the last places I visited with my grandmother, who passed away in the summer of 2017. We had a wonderful time there. We ate meals under the stars, shopped in the small towns and, of course, drank the bright and juicy red wines of the region. […]

Food

Where to Eat in Italy

People often ask me where to eat in Italy. This isn’t as easy of a question to answer as you might think. While Italy is one of the world’s great culinary destinations, I’ve had a lot of disappointing and frankly forgettable meals there. Italian Michelin star restaurants, in particular, have […]

City

Guide to Rome

I’ve visited Rome at many different stages in my life, when I was 18 and fresh out of high school, as a backpacker during college and on my honeymoon. I can still remember by first visit vividly. After studying Greco-Roman history during my senior year, I was absolutely enthralled by┬áthe […]

Hotels

Hotel Dispatch: Poggio Piglia

It took 7 years to turn this old tuscan farm house into a hotel, but the attention to detail paid off. The boutique hotel is the perfect place to pick as a base while you explore southern Tuscany. Poggio Piglia maintains the beauty of the original structure while the interior […]