Dormire in una casa sull’albero: la Francia 2.0!

Vi è mai capitato di dormire in un luogo particolare? A noi è accaduto durante il viaggio in Alsazia e Lorena…più precisamente il nostro alloggio è stata una casa sull’albero! Abbiamo trovato questo stupendo posto su Cabanes de France, un sito che raccoglie tutti gli alloggi insoliti di Francia…e ce ne sono di straordinari! La casa sull’albero…

Foodies in Bordeaux: what to see and eat!

On an April Sunday morning, we arrived in this gorgeous port city. Bordeaux is inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. After Paris, that’s the city with the highest number of preserved historical buildings in France. It’s the 5th largest city in the country, so we’ll give you just a few of the many attractions the city has to…

A lovely day at Bracciano lake

If you’re in Rome and are looking for a daily excursion, Bracciano Lake is a cute, tiny lake to spend the day off, it is only 32 km from Rome city centre (1h-30-minute drive) . it’s 20 miles wide, so you can easily visit the lovely villages along its perimeter. We started our visit from…

(Sopra)vivere l’Expo: dove, cosa e come di una scettica ricreduta

Non direi che mi hanno dovuto convincere a visitare la famigerata esposizione internazionale di Milano. Mi ci hanno proprio dovuto trascinare. Perciò, non leggerete il resoconto convinto ed infiocchettato di chi partiva già con la convinzione che le sarebbe piaciuto ’nzacco visitare Expo 2015. Già partire alla fine di luglio alla volta di Milano, meta…

[RECIPE] Fresh, tasty, easy: Panzanella on a hot summer day!

Let’s be honest: we love cooking, but when it’s 42 degrees Celsius outside (and believe us, it often happens in Italy!)…would you dare to turn the cooker on ? Here’s a delicious and simple recipe, directly from Tuscan tradition, which is perfect for your summer days: PANZANELLA! Ingredients: stale bread slices red tomatoes cucumber Onion (or a shallot)…

[RECIPE] Mussels au gratin: super easy, super delicious!

Ingredients mussels breadcrumbs Extra virgin olive oil white wine parsley garlic salt   Put mussels in a pan with olive oil, parsley, salt; cover with a lid and cook until they open up. In a bowl, mix breadcrumbs, minced garlic, minced parsley, EV olive oil, white wine and salt until you get a smooth mixture….

[PHOTO OF THE DAY]: getting to Rocca Calascio Castle

Blue sky…mountains that are almost naked…and then, behind a curve…an awe-inspiring view: Rocca Calascio! Thinking of old times and how people could reach this place or stay here, 1.460 metres above sea level, in the middle of the mountains! …no rush, no noise, except the wind and the birds…astonishing! Visit unspoiled Abruzzo! Click here

10 things that prove you grew up in an Italian family

1. YOUR CONCEPT OF MEAL IS DIFFERENT FROM ALL OTHERS You easily find yourself saying: “Is it 3 pm already???” Lunch is not just feeding yourself in an Italian family: it’s a way to stay together, to enjoy both a good conversation and a delicious dish. 2. YOU CANNOT KEEP YOUR HANDS DOWN WHEN TALKING…

Recipe: how to make exceptional crispy baked potatoes!

We rarely deep-fry anything at home, we prefer baking! That’s the same for fresh potatoes: knowing the right procedures and choosing the best seasoning, there’s nothing as crispy and delicious as oven-cooked potatoes! Plus…it’s really really easy! Ingredients (for 4 servings): 800 gr fresh potatoes extra virgin live oil rosemary garlic salt Boil water in a pot with…