Tag: Tuscany

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 […]

Hotels

Five Instagram Worthy European B&Bs

A good bed and breakfast is one of my favorite accommodations. B&Bs are affordable, you will most likely get to meet the owner (and pick their brain about the destination) and breakfast is included. What’s not to love? This doesn’t mean I like all B&Bs. I can’t stand the kitchsy […]

City, Food

The 16 Best Things I Ate This Year

It’s true my husband Justin and I travel largely for the food. We make it our absolute mission to reserve tables at the restaurants we’ve read about and to seek out incredible, authentic meals in all the destinations we visit. As a result, we ate quite well in 2015. I […]

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 […]