Category Archives: Italy

Solo Female Travel Tips

Guest post & photos by Ishita Sood  It is not easy being a solo female traveler in India. There are two reasons for this:  1) there are women who want to travel alone, but can’t find the courage to actually … Continue reading

9 May 2017

Rome Blogger Meet Ups

  Guest post by Estrella Gomez Upon arriving to Rome in July of 2016, I immediately sensed something was missing. Being a blogger myself and having come from the U.S., I left behind a blogger community, otherwise known as The … Continue reading

Beating the heat in Rome

Before we decided on a camper trip through France & Spain this past July, we had considered a home exchange in Tel Aviv – a place we have been wanting to visit for some time.  I had a difficult time finding … Continue reading

16 August 2016

Wine and olive oil tours near Rome

When you’re in the midst of the chaos of an urban city center like Rome, it’s difficult to imagine that just a few kilometers out of town you’ll find a rural idyll with green hills, rolling green pastures, olive trees, … Continue reading

16 May 2015

Pasta making for everyone!

I’ll come straight out with it – I hate to cook.  I do it when I have to, but I do it begrudgingly.  In Italy, where it is very easy to head to the local fresh pasta shop, learning how … Continue reading

23 March 2015

Italian wine for Beginners

Sarah May Grunwald comes from the sunny state of California and now resides in a country house in the Castelli Romani just outside Rome.  She is a wine educator, sommelier and tour guide who runs and owns Antiqua Tours with … Continue reading

13 June 2014

6 boring but useful tips for your time in Italy

Okay, perhaps it’s the heat, but I had a hard time coming up with a clever title for this post so instead, I’m just tellin’ it like it is.  These aren’t particularly exciting or the “don’t order a cappuccino in … Continue reading

2 July 2012

Back to the Basics – Wine 101 with Antiqua Tours

Guest post & photos by Sarah May Grunwald I am a wine lover, wine snob and wine educator, but in my line of work, I often find the hardest thing to impart to my students and clients are the wine … Continue reading

25 April 2012

Getting married, Italian style

Guest post by Tiffany Parks Photographs by Luca and Antonella Cappellaro www.fineartwedding.it Update:  This post was originally written in 2012.  As of June 2015, Tiffany and her husband Claudio are expecting their first born due this summer. They say that … Continue reading

14 February 2012