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Italy’s amazing Medieval Festival – Sa Sartiglia

Italy’s amazing Medieval Festival – Sa Sartiglia

The Magic of Sartiglia in Sardinia

Do you want to go back 500 years for a day and participate in a spectacular & unique Carnival event known all over the world, where mysterious horsemen wearing ...

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Looking for Farmers Markets in the US

Looking for Farmers Markets in the US

Where can one find a market that has Italian heritage on the East Coast of the US.?

I found four that met the criteria and if you are looking for the Italian Lifestyle, or maybe some real ...

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Sardinia Day One. A taste of what's to come

Sardinia Day One. A taste of what's to come

Just a sample of what unfolds on our Sardinian Delights  tour. 

our destination is Oristano, a beautiful medieval city in the Middle of the Island, along the road we   stop at a small village, ...

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Looking for More Farmers Markets in the US

Looking for More Farmers Markets in the US

As mentioned in the last story, there are a number of interesting markets in New York, and the Chelsea Markets are really worth a visit.  The markets here are made up of a combo of dining outlets for ...

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A Taste of Tuscany Slow Food travel

A Taste of Tuscany Slow Food travel

A Taste of Tuscany.  Slow Food Travelling

We are heading into the final week of 4 weeks and 4 regions across Italy Exploring the best locavore be it wine, food, dairy products, or ...

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Festival time in Italy – Sa Sartiglia

Festival time in Italy – Sa Sartiglia

 The Magic of Sartiglia in Sardinia.   It’s on in February, Lets Go.

Do you want to go back 500 years for a day and participate in a spectacular & unique ...

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Farmers Markets East Coast U.S.

Farmers Markets East Coast U.S.

In Rhode Island the Aquidneck Growers Market is a must if you want to explore the home grown produce of the region. there are 2 locations over 2 days, Wednesday afternoon in Newport on Memorial Boulevarde Parkway and at the wonderful ...

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Sartiglia in Sardinia

Sartiglia in Sardinia

Do you want to spend 8 days in a magical pristine Island, where it seems that time has stood still, eating delicious traditional food and drinking exclusive wines. So, come to Sardinia for Sartiglia. We are waiting for you.

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Four Regions in Four Weeks ---- A Slow Food Journey across Italy.

Four Regions in Four Weeks ---- A Slow Food Journey across Italy.

 

Why did we do this?  because we love Italy, the Italian lifestyle, the wines, and of course Slow Food.  So, armed with my Slow Food bible, The Osterie & Locande D’...

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Piedmont, the home of Barolo, Slow Food and so much more.

Piedmont, the home of Barolo, Slow Food and so much more.

Why did we do this?  because we love Italy, the Italian lifestyle, the wines, and of course Slow Food.  So, armed with my Slow Food bible, The Osterie & Locande D’Italia, we set ...

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A week in Abruzzo

A week in Abruzzo

We are heading into week 3 of 4 weeks and 4 regions across Italy Exploring the best locavore be it wine, food, dairy products, or Olive oil, so far we have seen the Veneto & Piemont. Now we head ...

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Slow Food Tuscany style

Slow Food Tuscany style

Just finding this place is part of the adventure.

In the hills of Volterra we find a village hidden at the end of a winding road, and it’s there that this superb little ...

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Slow Wine in Puglia Italy

Slow Wine in Puglia Italy

Slow Wine to Slow Food   Another Italian Lifestyle story

We are heading out of Andria to try some of the best Organic wine in the region. Giancarlo Ceci
In the surroundings of Andria, near ...

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Borough Markets London

Borough Markets London

London’s Oldest Farmers Market.

Borough Market is London’s most renowned food market;a source of exceptional British and international produce. One visit wasn’t enough for me and to do ...

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Is this The greatest food bowl on the planet?

Is this The greatest food bowl on the planet?

 Hawkes Bay New Zealand home to 2.9 mil sheep. 442,000 beef cattle, 98,000 dairy Cattle, 53,000 deer.  5000 hectares of vineyards, 72 wineries & 123 independent grape growers producing 43,000 tonnes of grapes for the 2016 vintage. 100 different fruit and veggie species, of which ...

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Farmers Markets   Adelaide's Central Market

Farmers Markets Adelaide's Central Market

definitely my favorite Farmers Market in Australia.

A great showcase of South Australian produce, and smack bang in the middle of Adelaide. Before you venture out into the regions spend a morning here, talking ...

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Bucket List Experiences Italy   Truffle hunting

Bucket List Experiences Italy Truffle hunting

It’s the day I have been looking forward to on a trip of many special days, but there is something about the farming of truffles that really excites the senses.

We are staying in the ...

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Hilltop Medieval Towns in Italy

Hilltop Medieval Towns in Italy

6  Hilltop Towns Worth Discovering in Italy

 Martina Franca. Locorotondo, Ostuni, Putignano, Alberobello and Noci are towns that should be on your radar in Puglia, Italy. There are lanes to get lost in&...

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Discover Cinque Terre

Discover Cinque Terre

The rugged coastline, the buildings perched on cliffs, the little restaurants selling the best seafood, it all makes the Cinque Terre (Five Lands), a very special place to visit. Add to that, the produce that is being grown and ...

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Looking for Italian wine varietals in New Zealand

Looking for Italian wine varietals in New Zealand

Three days of tasting Italian Varietals in the Hawkes Bay wine region in New Zealand.  Why would one go looking for Italian varietals in NZ? There is more to the New Zealand wine scene than Sav Blanc. See ...

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Montepulciano Italy

Montepulciano Italy

 

Setting out from Arezzo, we travel south to the very famous hilltop town , and one I have always wanted to visit , Montepulciano. we have  a tour of the town lined up before a very special ...

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Is this the Best cheese in Italy

Is this the Best cheese in Italy

Burrata.  Simply delicious cheese from Puglia Italy.

What is your favorite cheese from Italy? email details of your ...

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The best of Parmigiano Reggiano, Balsamic Vinegar & Proscuitto

The best of Parmigiano Reggiano, Balsamic Vinegar & Proscuitto

We travel only 20 minutes just down the hill from our village of Castelvetro to the property known as Hombre, one of the most significant Parmigaino producers in all of Italy. We are taken on a guided tour of the ...

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Sardinia Food and Wine Touring

Sardinia Food and Wine Touring

Sardinia, here we come.

The real adventure begins, early flt from Rome across the Tyrrhenian Sea to Sardinia. Often forgotten when planning an Italian adventure the food bowl of Sardinia is a must for those looking for ...

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Markets in Puglia  Italy

Markets in Puglia Italy

Here is a list of when and where every market takes place in Puglia.
Every day
Altamura, piazza Matteotti. Mainly fruits and vegetables
Taviano, fruits, vegetables and flowers
Mondays
Andria, Vieste,Lecce ,Laterza<...

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Travelling in Puglia

Travelling in Puglia

As we roll toward 2018, and our little tours to Puglia start to fill I have been asked by some of my travellers, Why Puglia ? Very simply if you want to experience a part of Italy that is still very ...

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Italian Truffles  the  Facts

Italian Truffles the Facts

The Truth about truffles

1 Truffles are a type of mushroom or fungi that grow under the surface of the soil, usually close to tree roots.
2 There are around 30 different types of truffles in Italy but only ...

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Highlights of a wonderful Wine & Food Tour from Sardinia, to Le Marche, Romagna & Tuscany

Highlights of a wonderful Wine & Food Tour from Sardinia, to Le Marche, Romagna & Tuscany

How to HIGHLIGHT the five most memorable experiences on this amazing journey, its nearly impossible as our journey was packed with highlights.

In Sardinia it was a combination of the visit to Morgonongiori where we visited the ...

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Top ten Italian Restaurants in Bali

Top ten Italian Restaurants in Bali

Italian Restaurants in Bali

Bali is blessed with amazing cuisine from all parts of the world. The love of Italian food by the huge number of international travellers into Bali has seen some incredible restaurant ...

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