Make no mistake about it, Italians love their bacon as much as Americans!  You will often see them head out to their local butcher and stock up, especially if they’re making some of their favorite dishes such as bucatini all‘amatriciana or spaghetti alla carbonara. There is one key ingredient to such loved Italian dishes – pork fat! But…

Eurochocolate Festival 2017 This year Perugia will hold their 24th annual chocolate festival! It is an international event where thousands of visitors flock to the heart of Perugia and Perugina’s historical Choco Museum to be part of the festival. This year the festival is ‘All other music’ which aims to blend music with the festival.…

Yup, that’s right. Starbucks is officially coming to Italy! As of late 2018, Italy will become Starbucks latest conquest with a Starbucks Roastery located near Milan’s financial district. Now, here’s the deal. If you’re reading this and can’t quite figure out how to feel about this news (is it good, is it bad? Who knows!),…

Every food lover knows Italy is a must visit if you want to have your culinary dreams come true. Honestly, who can resist all the pasta and pizza that are the staples of Italian cuisine? I sure can’t! But this little chat we’re having isn’t about the food you can eat in Italy today. I…

Renting a car in Rome is possible and also sounds like a fun idea, especially if traveling with children. However, it is important to first consider all aspects of renting and driving in a city like Rome, and also your specific desires for your trip, before committing to it. Where to rent a car in…

Are you looking for a Spa break to de-stress your mind and relax your feet while you’re visiting Rome? Here are the best spas in Rome for a quick massage in between your tours or for a longer spa weekend outside of Rome. Luxury hotel spa retreats in Rome #1 Exedra Fusion Spa at Boscolo…

Alright ladies and gentlemen, who here has ever ordered a coffee that takes at least 10 seconds to just say the name of it? Don’t be shy, I raise my hand proudly to say I have ordered that “iced, half-caff, venti, 4-pump, sugar-free, cinnamon, dolce soy skinny latte”. However, I’ll be the first to say:…

Running buffs travel near and far to run in some of the most famous marathons around the world so if you are a runner and on vacation in Europe, you may want to schedule your next trip around a European marathon and kill two birds with one stone! A Brief History of the Marathon Marathons…

Let’s be honest, while filling our stomachs with the delectably rich and creamy sauce covered pasta we know of as Fettuccine Alfredo, we have all believed at one point that we were eating real authentic Italian pasta. Now let’s be really honest; some of us have even stated out loud that we would love to…

We all know that European cities are littered with many types of private and public transportation. All you have to do is walk around the streets and you are sure to find some form of transportation that will take you to wherever you need to go. But what about when the streets are made up…

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