Emilia-Romagna

Finally Ferrara: Postcard From a City That Called Me Back

Have you ever pulled into a train station on your way to somewhere else and then promised yourself that some day you…

2 years ago

Five Favorite Flavors From Ferrara and Modena

To ring in the New Year, my family and I rented a farmhouse for a few days on the outskirts…

2 years ago

The Fortress of San Leo and Its Torture Chamber

As you approach the town of San Leo in Emilia-Romagna, its role as an impenetrable, menacing fortress town comes into…

4 years ago

No Bull: Italy Has A New Museum Devoted to Sh*t

A newly opened museum in Italy wants to explore man's relationship to manure. The Museo Della Merda (i.e., The Museum of…

4 years ago

Centuries of History and 300,000 Wheels of Cheese Destroyed in Deadly Italy Earthquake

The latest reports about the earthquake that hit Emilia-Romagna this weekend state that at least seven people were killed, 50…

7 years ago

Culinary Tour of Ravenna

Cooking school teacher and chef Angela Schiavina shows off the culinary riches of Ravenna in this "My City" video from…

8 years ago

Three Best Travel Secrets

Coming up with three of my best travel secrets for Italy is no easy task. Alas, I've been tagged by…

10 years ago

Italian Fashion Designers and Their Hotels

Fashion designers have known for a long time that it's good to diversify. Not only have Italian fashion houses like…

11 years ago

Spain Conquers Italy

Large parts of Italy were once united under the Spanish flag, with conquests in Naples and Sicily by the houses…

11 years ago

Gastronomic Tour of Emilia Romagna

You can eat well just about anywhere in Italy. But Italians know that Italy's culinary heart lies in Emilia-Romagna. Lasagna, tortellini,…

11 years ago

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