Day Trip: Bologna

Day Trip: Bologna

Bologna is a city with many nicknames, including “La dotta”, “La grassa”, and “La rossa” (the learned, the fat, and the red). It is also sometimes called “L’ombellico del mondo,” or the navel of the world. Whatever...
Martedì Grasso

Martedì Grasso

This year Mardi Gras falls the day before Valentine’s Day. That means observant Italians will be torn between eating chocolate and aphrodisiac foods with their significant other, and rubbing ashes on their forehead  in self-examination, prayer and repentance....
Carnevale in Venice

Carnevale in Venice

Interested in learning more about exclusive private food and wine experiences in and around Venice? Email us! You probably know all about Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but how about Carnevale in Venice? If you are like me, you probably have never even heard of it before...