In the beautiful hilltop city of Ostuni, Italy, we indulged in stunning views at almost every turn.
Palazzo Te: Inside the Pleasure Palace of Mantua
An Italian Dream at Villa La Collina
Exploring Veneto: 5 Great Side Trips from Asolo
From our romantic apartment in Asolo, we not only enjoyed the culture and lifestyle of the captivating town just beyond our doorstop, we had easy access to other wonders of the Veneto region of Italy on side trips during our four-day stay. With our expert guides and gracious hosts Mr. TWS and I explored highlights that included regional wine, art, and architecture. Here are five places that we recommend for your Veneto itinerary.
I Left My Heart in Asolo
An Authentic Taste of Mantua
Traditional food and wine of Mantua Enjoying regional food and wine is always a key element in our travels. While staying at Palazzo Castiglioni in Mantua, we indulged in a variety of local specialties. We also learned about Mantuan pride in the agricultural richness of the area (in large part due to…
Highlights of Mantua, Italian Capital of Culture
Surveying the Mantua skyline from the tower rooftop at Palazzo Castiglioni, I thought of the stories of power, wealth, love, and war that unfolded here from the city’s Etruscan origins and Roman occupation, through the Renaissance.
Biking in the Park: Our Tour of Parco Giardino Sigurta
Parco Giardino Sigurtà (Sigurtà Garden Park) Open from March 8 to November 11 (2018) Since Mr. TWS and I are bike-riding enthusiasts, a bike tour of an award-winning park and gardens in Italy sounded like an awesome idea. So I really looked forward to this part of our stay in Mantua, Italy. I hope…