It was back to school for me this September and not just any old school – I went to the coolest school ever – the Carpigiani Gelato University, Bologna to learn the art of making artisan gelato.
Positano is a little fishing village teetering on the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast between Sorrento and Praiano. The houses are built on terraces, precariously stacked upon one another, cascading down the steep cliffs towards the small beach below. A backdrop of verdant covered hills against a cobalt blue sky completes this picture postcard of a town.
After eating my way through Bologna, the food capital of Italy, I took the one-hour train journey down to Rimini. There we met up with our fellow BlogVille housemates Erin …
Tucked up in the hills above Positano is a wonderful, family-run, restaurant with one of the best views in the whole of Italy. The food’s pretty fabulous too…
A drive along the beautiful Costiera Amalfitana (Amalfi Coast) in Italy and how to drive it even if you don’t have a car.
Sorrento is a pretty Italian town with enough to see to keep visitors happy for a day or two. Its also perfectly located for visiting some of Italy’s top sights.
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.
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.