Italy’s well-kept secret: Adventures in Franciacorta wine district (Car-free)

Here are highlights of my trip to the Franciacorta  wine region this spring.  This is certainly a lesser known wine region  of Italy.  After taking in the gorgeous  scenery and delectable wine I could understand why the Italians would want to keep this area a secret.  The Franciacorta wine process is identical to the champagne […]

Spectacular Coffee at Caffe Terzi, Bologna, Italy

Recently I visited Northern Italy for the first time and what a wonderful adventure it was.  I explored Torino, Treviso and surrounding area including Venice, Bologna and finally Rome. Italian food and drink was one of the main attractions for me and I ended up hitting the bar scene hard.   No, not that bar […]