Italy’s Most Interesting Wine Regions

Over the years there has been an increasing amount of debate about the relative merits of wine made in the old world versus the new world.  Part of the debate centers on the style of wines being made, which is largely influenced by the warmer temperatures experienced in vineyards across […] Read more »

Prepare to Fall in Love with Lucca

Leave Rome, Florence, and Milan to the first-timers. If you are serious about having a truly authentic and memorable trip, consider leaving the well-worn tourist path. Enter Lucca, a majestic medieval walled city with charm to spare. Located on the river Serchio in the heart of Tuscany, Lucca is home […] Read more »

Rome on Film: 5 of the Greatest Films Set in the Eternal City

One of the most magical cities in the world, it's not surprising that Rome has been chosen so many times over the years as the backdrop to some of cinema's greatest scenes. Boasting a myriad of history and culture that adds that extra little sparkle that lights up the screen […] Read more »