Happy Ferragosto 2018!

Happy Ferragosto 2018!

Looking for a last-minute Ferragosto getaway destination? Browse our Weekend Guides series for travel inpiration. Ferrogosto is an Italian holiday that annually celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary on August 15th. The name ‘Ferragosto’ however has ancient...
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...
A Taste of Natale

A Taste of Natale

The holiday season is upon us, and Italian cities are all twinkly and lit up. The weather has gotten suddenly colder, contributing to the festive mood. But the best way Italians honor the season is gathering around the table and feasting on holiday foods. Tasty...