Alberobello trulli

In Alberobello, Cucina Povera gets an upgrade

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“I look for happiness through taste!” chef Domenico Laera exclaimed, as he put the finishing touches on the pasta dish he had prepared for...
Roman food

Place and taste in Trastevere and beyond

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Trastevere. tras-TE'-ve-re. ‘Across the Fiume Tevere’—or as we know it, the Tiber River. Stay in this shabby-chic, former working-class neighborhood and soak up the...
Rome Countryside

A long weekend in the Rome countryside

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Rome is such a draw, such an over-achiever, that many travelers never see some of Italy’s finest historical treasures in the nearby rolling hills...
Lazio

Hospitality, Lazio style

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“You must try fario!” our host exclaimed. “Brown trout love our Amiene River,” he continued, “and they thrive only in such pure waters as...
Casetel di Tora, Italy

Castel di Tora, Italy

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Castel di Tora, just over an hour from Rome on the autostrada, is a world away.  Perched on a hill above Lake Turano, the...
Montecassino

Montecassino

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Montecassino Abbey is an impressive work of art with extraordinary mosaics, carvings and frescoes, as well as a thriving Benedictine monastery.  Founded by Saint...
Abbey of San Pietro

Abbazia di San Pietro in Valle, Ferentillo, Italy

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Our recent walk on the Cammino di San Benedetto began at a picturesque church in Ferentillo, Umbria. The Romanesque church at Abbazia di San...
Cammino di San Benedetto

Along Italy’s Cammino di San Benedetto

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31 October 2016. The earthquakes of October destroyed the Basilica of Saint Benedict in Norcia and have restricted access to the northernmost stretches of...
Vineyard in Lunigiana, Tuscany

Lunigiana: Tuscany’s hidden corner

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Lunigiana, in Tuscany's far northwest corner, is greener, wilder and at least as welcoming as the parts of Tuscany we all know. Vineyards set...
Walks of Italy Milan

Discovering Old Milan with Walks of Italy

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The jaw-dropping splendor of the Duomo's façade is perhaps the most iconic view of Milan, but it's not the only memorable one. When my husband...
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