Archive for the ‘Italy’ Category

Foods Of Northern Italy

Foods Of Northern Italy
by Charlotte Hammond Special to The Lost Girls Most travelers come to Italy with a bucket list of famous painting and famous foods, hoping to scratch off as many as they can in one trip. Italy is a mine of edible gems but I liken eating Italy to a culinary scavenger hunt—it’s essential to look for...
October 9th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag

Backpack In Style – Without Over-Stuffing Your Bag
by Karmen Fox Special to The Lost Girls Backpacking trips are notorious for jam-packing as many sites in a short timeframe and cramming as few clothes into a confined bag as possible. And though the fast-paced travel itineraries excite me, repeating the same outfit tires me, especially with the same...
September 11th, 2012 | Extras, Italy, Packing & Wardrobe, Shopping & Style | Read More

How To Travel Venice On The Cheap

How To Travel Venice On The Cheap
by Charlotte Hammond Special To The Lost Girls Venice is easy to fall in love with but it’s also a difficult city to do on the cheap. Even the Venetians struggle with their city’s price tag. Each year about 1,000 inhabitants flee the city due to lack of employment and high prices. Venice is essentially...
August 14th, 2012 | Budget Travel, Italy | Read More

Oltrepò Pavese Lombardia: Drinking And Eating

Oltrepò Pavese Lombardia: Drinking And Eating
by Silvia Menini Special to The Lost Girls Wineries Important wineries include the historic Frecciarossa (Casteggio area), Monsupello (Broni Stadella area), Casa Ré (Montecalvo Versiggia area, and it is also an agriturismo, where you can find accomodation), Ca`di Frara (in Mornico Losana) and Il Bosco...
July 24th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Oltrepò Pavese, Italy – What To See And Where To Stay

Oltrepò Pavese, Italy – What To See And Where To Stay
by Silvia Menini Special To The Lost Girls   The Oltrepò Pavese is the closest wine region to Milan and it is considered the most traditional wine growing area in Lombardia.This area includes 78 towns (the main one is Pavia, while the main wine hamlet is Santa Maria della Versa) and has the shape...
July 17th, 2012 | Extras, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

10 Ideas For 20-Somethings In Rome

by Kevin Kilbride Special To The Lost Girls With a reputation that stems from its historic architecture and remarkable museum offerings, college students rarely consider Rome, Italy’s rich capital, for their next vacation. However, amidst all the museums and history, visitors will find an abundance...
June 5th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Italy, Lost Boys | Read More

Exploring Lombardia, Italy

by Silvia Menini Lombardia is certainly not the first destination for foreigners who have just a few weeks to get a rough idea of Italy. It is the industrial heart of Northern Italy and is indeed the richest and the most populated region. The capital is Milan, which is the economic and financial center...
May 29th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

24 Hours Of Food In Rome

24 Hours Of Food In Rome
By Laura Hounsom Rome wasn’t built in a day, but can you eat your way around it in one? On a trip to visit one of my best friends who lives in the capital, that is certainly what we did! Forget the tourist traps and visit the haunts and hangouts of local Romans; here are my favourite food stops in...
May 22nd, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Exploring Tuscany’s Wine Towns

By Gina Douglas Special to Lost Girls  One reason I love when my parents visit  is the yummy nights out they treat me to at delicious gourmet restaurants. So when my mom arrives in town for a visit, I am quick to suggest a trip to a popular Italian restaurant in San Diego. My mom is a quarter Italian,...
March 15th, 2012 | Italy, Tours & Attractions | Read More

A Taste of Italy

By Jessica Slizewski Italian cuisine is world famous not only as delicious food but as a window into the culture of Italy. In spending a day making ravioli with my grandmother, I found that the process reflected the strong family culture, the hardworking spirit, and the patience of the Italian spirit....
November 4th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More