Venice becomes Venice as soon as you leave the most crowded allys or as soon as you turn a corner and end up in a “campo” where there are no commercial shops, but an old tavern, one of those with the wrinkled paper tablecloth and straw chairs.
Have you ever wondered why Risotto is one of the most iconic Italian recipes? First of all Risotto is mostly a concept rather than a recipe. It’s a cooking technique and that is why you can make it in a million different ways, some of which are “standards”, you might say, while some others are fully open to your creativity.
Florence is not only the cradle of the Italian language, but also the place where arts and architecture are so overwhelming that Stendhal coined the phrase “Syndrome of Florence” (aka Stendhal Syndrome) to identify that kind of sickness that affects very sensitive people before an art masterpiece.
I have noticed that several travel bloggers are updating their bucket lists and share them with us. There is one place that pretty often appears as a favourite destination for many of them: Galapagos. Since I’ve recently been there I decided to share some suggestions and recommendation which will probably make your travel planning a bit easier.
I will complete today an unusual path in the city of Naples, home of Pizza, the Pastiera cake, Coffee making and Sfogliatelle as well as of superstition, devotion, sacred and profane.
If you want to discover a different Turin, you should definitely take a “nose-up” stroll in the area crossed by the longest pedestrian street in town: Via Garibaldi.