Cin! Cin!  Montalcino!! … Tuscany

Cin! Cin! Montalcino!! … Tuscany

Take Brunello, undisputedly one of the most important wines of the world, and add an infectious passion for winemaking. These were the two ingredients inspiring Roberto to take over a wine estate in Montalcino and turn a good wine into a great one. He brought...
Weaving a Great Night’s Sleep… Amalfi Coast

Weaving a Great Night’s Sleep… Amalfi Coast

Over the course of a morning with Cristina, the current artistic head of Positano’s last remaining fashion producers; you will come to experience the passions and artistry that has driven this three-generation enterprise for more than 50 years. You will be treated to...
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...
Pompeii: Authentic, Interesting and WET!

Pompeii: Authentic, Interesting and WET!

A Homebase Abroad family staying at the Villa San Giacomo in Positano recently requested a private tour of Pompeii. Unfortunately, the weather this summer has been particularly wild in Italy with strong thunder, brilliant lighting and torrents of rain. This generally...
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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