Milan's Duomo

The Milan Duomo at sunset

Milan's spectacular cathedral is an iconic view of the city, the subject of countless postcards, web pages and travel calendars. The Milan Duomo spikes...
Forli museum Pinacoteca Civica

Forlì’s graceful Pinacoteca Civica

Museums built into heritage buildings always capture my imagination. Whether it's contemporary art in a centuries old structure, or modern fittings stocked with ancient...
San Maurizio

Milan’s little gem: Chiesa di San Maurizio

Perhaps the biggest discovery of our recent visit to Milan was an exquisitely decorated Renaissance convent in city's historic southwest quarter. The church provides...
La Maggiorana

Food is art at La Maggiorana in Turin, Italy

In December, I spent a snowy day in the hills above Turin, in the immaculate kitchen of La Maggiorana School of Culinary Arts....
Palazzo Reale

In Turin, Italy, splendid Palazzo Reale

The Merenda Reale, held the last Saturday each month in one of Turin's ornate royal residences, is a re-enactment of a decidedly over-the-top royal...
Super Zampone

Super Zampone: Over the Top in Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna is a gastronome's paradise, its culinary bounty celebrated with great fanfare through the autumn harvest season. Wine, fish, meats and cheeses--all kinds...
Architecture walk

Rationalist architecture along Viale della Libertà in Forlì, Italy

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Anita and I recently participated on a blog trip in the Forlì, Italy region, focusing on the architecture of the ‘Ventennio’, as the twenty...
Castrocaro Terme

The party’s on in Castrocaro Terme, Italy

My husband and I were recently invited on a tour to explore rationalist architecture in the Forlì-Cesena province of Emilia-Romagna. We expected to see...
Tagliavini Collection of Musical Instruments

Beautiful music at Bologna’s San Colombano Museum

Love music? history? architecturally significant buildings? All this and more come with a visit to the superb San Colombano Museum in Bologna. Built around...
gelato

Gelato: Italian, tasty and headed your way

Smooth on the tongue, intense in flavor, gelato has been known to induce a state of rapture. A sure sign of spring in Basel...
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