Cinque Terre – Cliffside Wining & Dining
We visited Cinque Terre many years ago and wanted to see if it had changed as much as we have. We say goodbye to Como and the lakes and head for La Spezia and one of the most beautiful stretches of the Italian coast, where steep mountain cliffs drop directly into the azure Ligurian Sea. To read more click here.
What IS a “Super Tuscan” anyway? That is the question that sent us on a quest for a low-key, low-cost, wine-soaked week in Tuscany. To read more click here.
Maine’s Tuscan Cousins – Spannocchia
Spannocchia, at last. In the hills of rural Tuscany southwest of Siena, this sprawling tenuta or organic estate has already worked its magic on one of my traveling companions … To read more click here.
Good From the Ghetto – What’s So Jewish About Rome?
Somewhere in the mid-1980s while wandering Rome’s old Jewish quarter on the Tiber River, we noticed a small door with a red chenille curtain. A hole in the wall, literally, it had no sign and there was no name on the door. Curious, we peeked in and saw a little restaurant crowded with students and locals … To read more click here.
Sizzling Sicily Cures Maine Winter Blues