Italian Take Out Dinner… Rosticceria Style.

Italian Take Out Dinner… Rosticceria Style.

The last thing that comes to mind, when thinking about Italian cuisine is “Take Out.” The term sounds a bit like culinary blasphemy when deciding on what and where to eat in Italy. But, I guarantee, you will be in for a tasty surprise… the kind that tastes like Nonna...
Eat a Feast of Fall Flavors… Tuscany

Eat a Feast of Fall Flavors… Tuscany

Eat a feast of fall flavors this season in Italian gardens – round-hipped and deeply flavored zucca, mushrooms of a staggering variety sprouting according to weather, uve di fragile, sweet small grapes that hang like pendants hanging on pergola’s overhead, root...
Fly to Porcini and Passito… Dolomites

Fly to Porcini and Passito… Dolomites

Getting close to the land is part and parcel of any introduction to the distinctive country ways of these mountains. At Homebase Abroad’s Villa San Lorenzo, this experience is magnified by the hospitality of your hosts– Stefano and Georgia. With them, you...
Dig in the dirt… Umbria

Dig in the dirt… Umbria

In our world, truffles are worth getting up early especially when you are walking with a local Italian and trained dogs in the damp early morning of Fall. Weather permitting, of course. This experience is set in the hills above Spoleto on a family-run organic farm. In...
Pizza and our own Elyse Etling!

Pizza and our own Elyse Etling!

When you call the Homebase Abroad office, you will have the pleasure of speaking with Elyse, one of our colleagues here the U.S. In addition to being a dedicated Italiophile and enthusiastic traveler (St. Barts anyone?), Elyse was a client herself before joining our...
How to Avoid a Bad Meal in Italy

How to Avoid a Bad Meal in Italy

What? A bad meal in Italy? Well, maybe impossible relative to a school cafeteria, but there is good, better, best when it comes to restaurants in Italy. When I am hungry and in a new place in Italy. I use these guidelines to find a new restaurant that most often...

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