Bologna Food – La Grassa La Gusto
Of the three epithets bestowed upon Bologna; La Dotta – The Learned, La Rossa – The Red and La Grassa – The Fat, it was the latter, fatter moniker that caused me concern. Let me share the foodie delights that Bologna brought to the table.
Bologna and a Penchant for Porticoes
One of the things that captivated me about Bologna in Italy was its beautiful porticoes. Over 53 kilometres of pillars and collonades protect the Bolognesi from the elements. Here I take a look at the history and architecture of the city’s porticoes.
Pictures of Pompeii
The city of Pompeii was buried under 6 metres of ash when Mount Vesuvius furiously erupted on 24th August 79AD. We visited to discover what secrets have been uncovered from the ash…
Wherever I go, I always like to have a guidebook, local phrasebook, and old-school weatherproof map in my backpack.
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