Italy on foot: Via Francigena

For centuries, routes through Italy have been traversed as a matter of absolute dedication by millions of pilgrims. In particular, ancient routes in the peninsula have attracted travellers from every corner of Europe. The destination, usually a sacred site, was crucial to each and every one of these, but often the journey itself was of

To the Tricolore! A locals’ guide to Italy

Italy is famous for many things. Rolling hills, fabulous fashion, amazing cuisine and culture unrivalled elsewhere in Europe have helped to see millions of tourists the world over flock to the country, but what do the locals think of life in Italy? From the northern reaches of Piedmont near the Alps to the southernmost tip

The Wine Regions Of Piedmont

As October draws to a close, the landscape of Northern Italy is bathed in the deep rusts of autumn. Imagine those stunning hues folded over the regions infamous rolling vineyards… Add a castle, a rustic village full of wineries, restaurants and a local glass of one of the world’s most celebrated wines to the picture