Tagged: "italy"

Eating locally in Rome- Coppa Enoteca Corsi.

Enoteca Corsi

Enoteca Corsi- Best Restaurants in Rome Enoteca Corsi is one of Rome’s hole-in-the-wall eateries that locals patronize on a daily basis. A ‘wine cellar’, Enoteca is open for lunch everyday, specializing in home-style Italian cuisine and of course, wines. Here, it’s all about a casual
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La Cantinetta di Rignana

La Cantinetta di Rignana- Best Restaurants in Tuscany A rustic Italian trattorie, La Cantinetta di Rignana is set in the verdant countryside of the Chianti vineyards. Handmade pastas and roasted meats are the specialty here with fresh ingredients from the restaurant’s own farm. Service is
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The best boutique hotel in Rome has long been the St. George Roma which sets a cozy, sophisticated ambiance with great food and charming service.

St. George Roma

Editor’s Note- 2015*** Since my several stays at St. George Rome some years ago, the boutique hotel has been taken under by the Indigo Hotel chain. I haven’t visited the property since then so am unsure if it still upholds the same standards.  St. George
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Cul De Sac- Best Restaurants in Rome, a neighborhood enoteca with classic Roman food.

Cul de Sac

Cul De Sac- Best Restaurants in Rome As one of the oldest and most popular enotecas in Rome, Cul de Sac is always crowded with mostly locals and tourists in the know. Specialties include typical Italian favorites, Mediterranean Cuisine and of course, every Italian wine
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My pick for the best hotel in Milano is hands down the Four Seasons Milano whose unbeatable location, plush furnishings and amazing cuisine are world class.

Four Seasons Milano

Four Seasons Milano- Best Hotel in Milano Four Seasons Milano is absolutely everything you would expect enchanting and magical Italy to be. Housed in what was once a 15th century convent, the Four Seasons Milano offers lucky guests the Italian experience of a lifetime, with
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A family run ristorante, Da Delfina is definitely a contender for the best restaurant in Tuscany title.

Da Delfina

Da Delfina- Best Restaurant in Tuscany In the Tuscan countryside, a hidden gem that Florentines place on the “endangered list of authentic Italian restaurants,” Da Delfina is the epitome of what we travel to Italy for. Delfina (the restaurant is named after her) herself can
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The best hotel in Tuscany is more a large villa with gorgeous views of rolling greens and waters. Villa la Massa takes you to another era.

Villa La Massa

Villa La Massa- Best Hotel in Tuscany On the banks of the river Arno in the heart of romantic Tuscany, just a few short kilometers from the center of Florence quietly sits Villa la Massa. Villa la Massa proudly holds a five hundred year history,
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A historic building in the heart of the city, Four Seasons Florence is the best hotel in Florence that will give you a glimpse of true Italian luxury.

Four Seasons Florence

Four Seasons Florence- Best Hotel in Florence It is difficult to decide which of the properties in the Four Seasons family reigns supreme but surely Firenze must rank very high on the list. Guest suites are housed in one of two historic buildings, either the
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If you're looking for amazing desserts, baked goods and ice cream in Rome, Giolitti has the best gelato in Rome and has long been the go to parlor.

Giolitti Rome

Giolitti- Best Gelato in Rome In a classic setting, Giolitti has been one of Italy’s most beloved creameries, gelato cafes and bakeries since 1890. Giolitti has earned its loyal following of both locals and tourists alike with its outstanding selection of Italian gelatos and decadent
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Hotel Cipriani and Palazzo- Best Hotel in Venice, Italy

Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo

Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo- Best Hotel in Venice Located on Giudecca Island, just a short gondola ride away from San Marco, Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo is, as its name suggests, a Venetian palace where old-world charm and modern amenities allow guests to experience an Italian
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