A photo gallery of Ferrari racing drivers A photo gallery of Ferrari racing drivers from Alberto Ascari in 1950 right through to Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in 2015 (I think there are 82 in all). You can find a complete listing of Formula One drivers who have raced for the Italian team Scuderia Ferrari […]
The Maranello Museo Ferrari is a Car-Lover’s Heaven: I love the sight of Ferrari cars but I don’t usually get overly-excited about them. Their price tags put them totally out of range of any toys that I may want so I don’t think about them at all. However, a visit to the Museo Ferrari in […]
Teatro Farnese was based on the design of Palladio’s Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza: An article I read recently about Vincenza and its impressive Palladio palaces and monuments reminded me of our visit to the Teatro Farnese in Parma. The Farnese Theatre is one of the breathtaking sites in Parma today. It was designed by Giovan […]
Vicenza, called “Pearl of the Renaissance“, is home to the oldest roofed theatre in the world, Palladio’s majestic buildings, and a charming old town area.
The New OTELLO System Aims to Ease Procedures for VAT Refund at Rome Fiumicino: Getting the VAT refund at Rome Fiumicino Airport has not always been an easy or stress-free experience for many travellers. With long queues at Customs and at the VAT refund desks, along with confusion about the procedures, trying to get your […]
Dan Morey braves hunger and the wrath of Florence’s waiters to find somewhere, and something, his mother will eat: Bistecca alla Fiorentina, anyone?
In Borgomale, Italy, a small village near Alba, Silvio Pistone makes Langhe sheep’s milk cheese the old-fashioned way – and these days, not many do.
Dan Morey is impressed by the Baths of Caracalla in Rome and two American college girls; a French vagabond, not so much…
CANTINA DEL BRUNELLO IS THE PLACE FOR BRUNELLO AND OTHER FINE TUSCAN WINES: It’s been two years since we first discovered Federico’s Cantina del Brunello when we were visiting the nearby Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico in Siena. Visiting Federico’s enoteca was a welcomed change after seeing the morbid mummified head and thumb of Saint Catherine […]
FRESH TRUFFLES AND PORCINI ARE SOME OF THE FOOD WE LOVE AT TAVERNA DI SAN GIUSEPPE: When searching for a place to eat in Siena, it’s tempting to just pick one of the many restaurants on Piazza del Campo for the pleasant atmosphere around Siena’s famous “square”. But as we are looking for a restaurant […]