Think before you stink!: That’s basically the message behind this compellling travel tip from San Franscisco Chronicle travel editor Spud Hilton. If you’re going to be traveling in close quarters – in a plane or a train or bus with others you don’t know – please limit your use of fragrance and cologne. For those who are chemically sensitive or …
Whether you're enjoying the house wine (no label, served in ceramic jug) at a local trattoria or formally tasting the vintages at a vineyard, Italy offers a wealth of wine experiences. So where can learn a bit about vino? We've found short, fun classes in Rome that you will love.
Glass that was once strictly made on the island of Murano is being imported from China and passed off as Murano glass. If you come to Venice and want to find real Murano glass, here's how to do it.
I am in Modena, of course, renowned for traditionally made balsamic vinegar. At the epicenter of Emilia-Romagna, Modena lies between Bologna and Parma on the Via Emilia, the road that has cut a north-south swath through Italy since Roman times.
Dream of Italy picks the brain of Italian culinary specialist and author of several Italian cookbooks, Faith Willinger, to find out about her favorite Italian ingredients and her weekly Market to Table cooking classes held in Florence.
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Florence Italy is a shopping dream. The best stores are those that are tucked away on little side streets and known mostly to the locals. We reveal where to buy leather, Florentine beauty products, art work, gold jewelry, Tuscan foods and more!