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10 GOOD REASONS TO JOIN A FOOD TOUR DURING YOUR ITALIAN VACATION

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

 Here are 10 good reasons to try a food tour on your next Italy holiday and taste the real Italian food.

1. Local experience

A food tour gives you a local experience, you explore the best city's eatieries and have the opportunity to interact with locals.

2. Eat like a local

When travelling abroad sometimes it can be difficult to find the best local eats and avoid tourist traps. A food tour guarantees you will be tasting the best and most authentic dishes the city has to offer.

3. Small group tours

Food tours are always intimate with no more of 10-15 people in a tour. This gives you the possibility to have more attention from your local foodie guide.

4. Organization

A food tour is well organized and avoid queues and waisting time. All visits are planned and you get priority access to local food stores and eataries.

5. Carefully selected food stores

During a food tour you are introduced to the best and most authentic local eateries in the city, carefully selected by your local foodie guide to ensure you the best local experience.

6. Local foodie guide

Your host is a local foodie guide, who will entertain you with stories, legends and jokes only the local knows and that you can't find on a guide book. Your local insider will describe you the city life and the dishes you are tasting, thieir ingredients, preparation, tradition.

7. Local culture

This is not a boring guided tour. You will be learning about the culture, the neighborhoods, the local tradtitions, recipes, ingredients, special monuments and landmarks and more.

8. Delicious tastings

Go hungry! Enough food is served, so that, lunch or dinner afterwards is not needed. You will be tasting a the best local dishes and food produce. A progressive big meal based on real Italian food!

9. Engage all senses

All senses are engaged on a food tour: see the beauty of a city, its colors, higlights; smell the aromas of the food markets, taste delicious dishes, feel the flavours of the various foods and the vibes of the city, and hear the sounds of the city.

10. Cost saving

A food tour is an all-inclusive one. Everything is included: your foodie guide, food & wine tastings, orientation tour of the city, and reservations. You can enjoy your culinary journey and don’t need to worry about routes, finding a place, ordering food, paying bills, reservations, etc… Everything is taken care!

TASTE BOLOGNA IN AUTUMN: WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T MISS!

TASTE BOLOGNA IN AUTUMN: WHAT YOU SHOULDN'T MISS!
Monday, October 21, 2019

Autumn in Bologna is one of my favourite seasons, maybe because I was born in October.

There are unique elements, colours and smells, which characterize this season: the warm brown of the fields, the red of the tree leaves and pomegranate, the orange of the persimmons, the particular sunset pink light, the morning white haze, and the sense of wait.

This is the time of the roasted chestnuts, the new wine, sweet polenta, Porcini mushrooms, truffle and pumpkin tortelli!

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HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE BEST ITALIAN OLIVE OIL

HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE BEST ITALIAN OLIVE OIL
Monday, September 30, 2019

Olive oil is one of the finest Italian products. Nevertheless, one can find low quality olive oils in Italy and abroad.

How can you recognize the best Italian olive oil from imitations and budget ones?

This is the season of olives harvest and pressing. Follow me and I'll take you to discover the secrets of this precious Italian food!

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TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BOLOGNA AT CHRISTMAS TIME

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BOLOGNA AT CHRISTMAS TIME
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Bologna offers plenty of things to do at Christmas time. Here are our suggestions to live the soul of the city like a local.

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RIMINI: WORLD CAPITAL CITY OF GELATO

RIMINI: WORLD CAPITAL CITY OF GELATO
Sunday, January 14, 2018

From January 20 to 24 2018 Rimini will be the undisputed world capital city of gelato. The 39th edition of Sigep International Fair of Gelato & Pastry will host also the 8th edition of the Gelato World Cup, the 2nd edition of the Pastry Queen competition, and the Italian Barista Championship.

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