Discovered! A different Italy. Most visitors to Italy know Rome, Venice, Florence and Tuscany. There is SO much more.
Far from the everyday Italian tourist traps there is another Italy. A rather special Italy.
Join me and my wife Maria in exploring the places, people and products of Piedmont, le Marche, Liguria and Sardinia.
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Ever wondered if there are some secret and stunningly beautiful corners of Italy? There are! Let me share Italy's best kept secrets...
Which two luxury hotels in Venice Italy are the very finest? If you are looking for a hotel to match the splendour of Venice then look no further than the absolutely breathtaking...
Lake Orta has been an inspiration to poets and writers for centuries and is without doubt the most romantic lake in Italy and one of the most romantic places on earth. Need romance? Visit now!
Maria and I share with you the secrets of our Italy - the wonderful places, people, beaches and cuisine of the regions we love most.
The Best of Le Marche Italy. A beautiful journey through this magical region of Italy.
Mondavio is gorgeous. Not far from Urbino and San Leo the setting, amidst green and gently rolling hills, is gorgeous. Step back in time...
You'll find a lot of gorgeous villages and little towns in Italy; many though are full of tourists. Well here's one that is simply gorgeous and still undiscovered...click to discover Neive.
Our selection of the finest property in Piedmont Italy. From country cottages to alpine chalets and even a stunning winery producing superb wine...
Photos of the most splendid countries on earth, Italy! Photos can never do it justice but these Italian images come close.
These Piedmont photos succeed in capturing the beauty of one of the loveliest of Italian regions. Many photos including Italian vineyards, delightful villages like La Morra and Barolo and much more.
Is Piedmont the nearest place in Italy to paradise? It is! Simply click and discover why...
Great beaches lapped by the waters of the Adriatic and stunning scenery make the Italian Riviera of Monte Conero a great place to visit.
Barolo is a delightful little village that is home to a big wine. Discover more in our insider guide to Barolo and the Langhe wine region.
Yearning to unwind in opulent luxury? Would a magnificently restored 14th century Venetian palace do the trick? Then visit the Hotel Danieli in Venice Italy.
Montiglio Piedmont is drop dead beautiful. Add to that the unbelievable but wonderful fact that you will be the only foreign tourist in town. Clearly you have found a private corner of paradise.
Over the last ten years we have visited some beautiful beach hotels in Sardinia but one stands out for us. Discover which one it is here..
A few years ago I changed my life completely. Let me share my secret with you and a little about my Italy too.
Ever dreamed of living in Positano? Well, sometimes dreams just happen to come true. Here's my story of how a visit turned into forever...
Love the real Italy? Don't mind eating genuine Italian dishes? Aren't put off by the thought of staying in a beautifully restored Italian country house? Click the link then...
Cinque Terre Italy is one of the most famous and most beautiful coasts in the world. For many years Maria and I lived near here and we discovered many of its secrets. Now let us share them....
The Val Chisone Valley and the Germanasca Valley are some of the loveliest mountain areas in Italy. From good food through to the Great Wall of Europe this area has something for everyone.....
Summer is too short to be wasted. You need the best beach in Sardinia to make it worthwhile. We have all of them right here for you.
Breathtaking! That's the only description for Civita di Bagnoregio. Perched on a crumbling cliff high above the plain this medieval village is a true gem.
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Car Rental Italy is the best way to explore the countryside and those gorgeous little towns that make Italy so special
The only recipe for Fried Polenta with Scamorza Cheese you'll ever need or ever want. Don't believe me? Try it and you'll be convinced!
Our guide to restaurants in Italy offers personally selected restaurants, nearly all of which are unknown to tourists and in few, if any, guide books. Most are very reasonably priced too.
At this restaurant in Gubbio you'll feel welcome the moment you walk through the door. Cosimo greets you with a warm smile while his lovely wife Maria cooks as only an Italian mamma can.
Why does everybody forget about Calabria? Foreign tourists rarely venture to the sun-soaked toe of Italy’s boot. Yet this is Calabria’s Coast of the Gods – one of the most beautiful places on earth.
The end of a dream sees Tammy (the single mom from Canada) leaving Santa Domenica Talao
A single mom leaves Canada to move to Calabria. After nearly a year of Calabrian living she has a lot of info to share for those who have similar dreams.
The most gorgeous photos of Italy from Facebook, all in one place for your enjoyment. Which is your favorite?
They call Ponza Island the island of love. I'd agree with that - I've fallen in love with every single thing on this beautiful isle. Discover it for yourself...
9 things that are best about Italy. It was a challenge to narrow down the thousands of fabulous places in my region of Italy to these nine but we have done it... discover them now!