The Merchant of Venice Rosa Moceniga (2016) {New Perfume} {Fragrance Images & Ads}

 Italian niche brand The Merchant of Venice has introduced a new, richly historical fragrance baptized Rosa Moceniga, named after Lucia Mocenigo, a friend of Joséphine née Rose de Beauharnais, known for her passion as an enlightened collector of roses, which she housed at the Château de Malmaison......more

Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pera Granita Takes you to Italy (2016) {New Perfume}

Guerlain Pera Granita Eau De Toilette  Guerlain have a new Aqua Allegoria out this summer called Pera Granita. As its name indicates, the fragrance takes inspiration from the Italian dessert made of semi-frozen ice flavored with an open-ended range of fruity aromas......more

15 Reasons Why You Should Take a Cooking Class in Italy

Italy is a wonderful country and offers a lot of things to see and to do.But Italy is one of the most famous culinary hotspots and it’s one of the best countries for foodies!Have you ever travelled internationally with food as the main reason? Ever visited a country just for food? Is important food when you decide where to go for a holiday? How important is the food during your journeys for your satisfation?...more

No brand,, really good, just wine!

Dear friends, you're familiar by now with our wines review, and you do know how much we love to share with you, every time we try a new drink. Well tonight we are really pleased to give you an insight on this delightful red wine, that as you can figure from this post title has no brand, but is delicious indeed....more

On Masks in Venice and Masks in Life

Wearing a mask in life is generally not a good idea: pretending to be someone or something you’re not will hurt you. Wearing the happy mask when you’re sad or the tough mask when you’re hurting may not be a very healthy way to be. When we strive for authenticity and honor our true selves, our personal development usually leaps forward....more

Tonight : Lambrusco

"Fizzy as only Lambrusco wine can be. Also found in Giuseppe Verdi’s music masterpieces… Bubbly, top class, and yet spirited, scented, bold, and full of colors as only the fields of Romagna can be.." We have paired this lovely Lambrusco with a selection of cheeses and cold cuts from our local butcher (capocollo, prosciutto crudo,pancetta and mortadella)accompanied with warm home-made bread.

Italian cooking classes with Nonna Marcella in Umbria

The number one reason I love to travel? To experience new foods, cooking techniques, and have a culinary adventure. When I travel, I look forward to eating in the restaurants, shopping at the local street markets, and I always try to schedule at least one cooking class. I've taken dozens of Italian cooking classes....more

What's in your bag?-What to pack in your carry on for an international flight

I have a long and dreadful  flight from JFK to Milan on Thursday.   And I hate airplanes. ...more
Great list! I'm flying home tomorrow. I have packed: my travel docs (obviously), pen + travel ...more