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Bologna’s Ristoranti: Fodor’s Best…

Here are four of Bologna‘s better ristoranti…according to Fodor’s: > Da Cesari A: Via dei Carbonesi, 8 (South of Piazza Maggiore) W: www.da-cesari.it Hours: Closed Sun., Aug., and 1 wk in Jan. Reservations essential. Fodor’s Review: “Just off Piazza Maggiore,

Valley of the Car Kings (Modena)

From The Wall Street Journal: “At his farm in the rural outskirts of Modena, Italy, Umberto Panini produces about 4,300 wheels each year of the finest Parmigiano-Reggiano you will ever the busted air conditioning in my rented diesel, I am

Biking thru Ferrara

Ferrara is a city in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital city of the Province. It is situated 50 kilometres (31 miles) north-northeast of Bologna, on the Po di Volano, a branch channel of the main stream of the Po River, located

Ferrari Museum & Factory Tour

Q. Where is this in Italy?

Lamborghini: Ten Things You Did Not Know

“Considered by many to be the world’s greatest manufacturer of exotic and high-end sports cars, Lamborghini has had a storied history that will surprise many. At first, the company specialized in producing quality tractors for the agricultural sectors. However the

Overlooked Umbria

If you’ve ever wondered if you may have been to Tuscany too many times, read up on Umbria. One of Italy’s smallest regions, about half the size of Connecticut, Umbria is landlocked in central Italy, with Tuscany to its west,

Overlooked Gems in Northern Italy

Northern Gems…Overlooked But Worth A Look These four “gem” towns all have vaguely familiar sounding names but would be difficult for all but the most seasoned Italy travelers to find on a map.  Not often frequented by tourists, they are

Food lover stops in Bologna…

John Grisham made much of Bolgna’s good eats in his recent book “The Broker” but this city has long been known for it s rich cuisine, earning the reputation as Italy’s food capital. Not an easy place to get to,