The Beginners Guide to Venice


Published in ItalyTravelandMore.com – Venice Venice is one of the most romantic cities in the world, not to mention a UNESCO world heritage site and if you are in Italy, you must visit it at least once in your lifetime, even if only for 24 hours. The worry that most people have is the crowds. The tiny alleyways and narrow roads do get…

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The Beginners Guide to Bologna


Published in ItalyTravelandMore.com – A guide for first time travelers to Bologna, Italy , sightseeing, food, shopping and more. When my cousin told me he’d be in Bologna for business, I jumped at the chance to get on a train and visit. I hadn’t been to Bologna for years and could hardly remember anything about it so, going back this…

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The Battle of Tiramisù


Published in HuffingtonPost.com –  Will the real Tiramisù please stand up? An ongoing “origin” battle has been going on between the Italian regions of Veneto, and Friuli, but also Piedmont and Tuscany have tried to claim origin status, as to the heritage of the heavenly, creamy, dessert. It has gotten to such a point that the the Tiramisù World Cup will be…

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Overnight at the Star Hotels Excelsior (Bologna, Italy)


Business and Travel Hotel in Bologna -While visiting Bologna to compile The Beginners Guide to Bologna for ItalyTravelMore.com I stayed at the Starhotels Excelsior which is conveniently located across the street from the station and a 15 minute walk to the historical center. I had a very comfortable stay. They let me check-in early and at check-out I was able to leave my bags in storage…

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Bridal Fashion from the Milan Runway to the Aisle


Published in LuxAfrique.net – The Perfect Dress You have seen the perfect dress in the glossy pages of  bridal magazine Vogue Sposa, only to discover that the only place you will find it, is at an exclusive showroom in Milan.   You know that it is “the one”; it has the perfect neckline, the perfect trail length, the most stunning cut that will…

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33 African Artists Telling A World Exhibit


Published in LuxAfrique.net – AFRICA TELLING A WORLD features thirty-three prominent African artists south of the Sahara who tell their story through diverse mediums. Featured Photo: Georges Adéagbo, The revolution and the revolutions, 2016, 11th Shanghai Biennale AFRICA TELLING A WORLD is an exhibit curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg. Video and performance curated by Ginevra Bria. Showing in Milan 27 June – 11…

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Sicily the Paradise Island of Gods, Grandeur and Glamour


Published in ItalyTravelandMore.com –  Tour Sicily by car or by train, travel  guide How to get the most out of your visit to Sicily! No matter what kind of traveler you are, Sicily has it all. Archaeology, tradition and glamour all found on this Italian paradise island. Sicily the Paradise Island of Gods, Grandeur and Glamour “To have seen Italy without having…

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The Secret Boardwalk of the Italian Riviera


Published in Huffington Post – A town with a secret Framura is a quiet town, happy to be Cinque Terra’s neighbor and not in the least envious of her limelight. The residents are kind and welcoming but they have been keeping a little secret; Cinque Terra, Italy is world renowned for its colorful houses built on the peak of rocky hillsides…

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Perfect Wedding Dress Shopping in Milan


Published in Milanostyle.com – How to find a wedding dress in Milan Wedding boutiques need special appointments, here’s how you can get an appointment at the most exclusive showrooms: The Excelsior Hotel Gallia, and celebrity stylist Melanie Payge,have teamed up to offer you the perfect wedding dress shopping experience. You and a friend will be pampered in a luxury suite and get…

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HAMBU HAMBURGER RESTAURANT (LECCO)


Published in Lakecomostyle.com – Lecco has hamburgers too. Great place for the family, a casual date or a good hearty burger. They pride themselves in being 100% Italian; using  local meats, artisanal beers and even the cola is a national brand. Good, quality meat and friendly service.Vegetarian choices are also available. Decorated with trendy, pseudo-urban-industry furnishings and vintage style sofas and cinema chairs. Prices…

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