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Italian Food

Traveling through Italy is synonymous with fabulous food. Italian cuisine leaves one’s eyes tempted and taste buds tantalized. The question for you is, ‘How well do you know Italian food’?   #1Egg Plant Millefeuilles (lower left) #2 Tuscan Ribollita #3 Ricotta and Chocolate Tart #4 Pecorino Cheese Ravioli with Truffles #5 Pistachio and Asparagus Quiche […]

Rome : Housecleaning the Colosseum

One of Europe’s most recognizable landmarks, the Roman Colosseum, is getting a bath. Not for 2000 years has the mammoth building been cleaned. The Colosseum, blackened from centuries of pollution and grime, has fallen under siege by an Italian cleaning crew and is being scoured inch by inch. Rome’s postcard amphitheatre likely needs a good wash considering 50,000 roaring […]

Orvieto, Civita and the Missing Husband

Perched 1000 feet above sea level on a throne of soft, volcanic stone sits Umbria’s ultimate hill town Orvieto. Today’s final ride of this Italian cycling adventure would end on this pinnacle and happily without the need for defibrillator. 1.Rome 2.Pompeii 3.Positano 4.Cortona 5.Montepulciano 6.Bagno Vignoni 7.San Casciano 8.Sorano  9.Orvieto 10.Camogli 11.Nice On the final […]