This is in the same building as our hotel, but a little bit confusing because this ART CENTER has a different ticket purchasing area, which is also their gift shop. Then you have to go to another . . .
TURIN BITES: Cioccolatitaliani Gelato & Pancakes
CIOCCOLATITALIANI in the Centro Commerciale Lingotto is very attractive. It stands out from the other restaurants on the floor with it's instagrammable interiors & decor. So of course we wanted to . . .
TURIN TRAVEL DIARIES: NH Lingotto Hotel Room & Buffet
We finally arrived. There was several outdoor parking spaces to choose from outside the hotel. TD took a while to check us in, but we enjoyed lounging in the lobby. The hotel is in the . . .
TURIN TO DO: MAUTO
Or Museo Auto. In Italian it's Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile di Torino. No wonder they need a short name like MAUTO. THE VERY FIRST CAR IS A BENZ BENZ VICTORIA | 1893 Germany "Hidden away for . . .
PISA TRAVEL DIARIES: Walking Around
One of the things that I'm really in awe of in Europe is how old things are - in a good way! They are able to maintain or reconstruct the beautiful structures of the past so that they can still be . . .
PISA TRAVEL DIARIES: Eat Like a Local in this Trattoria
When we travel we prefer to find places where locals eat. This is easier for us in Italy because my husband TD (The Diplomat) speaks Spanish and can understand and be understood by the Italians. So . . .
PISA TRAVEL DIARIES: Artsy, Well-stocked Loft AirBnB
Our 2nd AirBnB experience was in Pisa and it was a wonderful one. The AirBnB was loft-style with the bedroom in the 2nd floor. I loved the all white with brilliant pops of color and art. It was very . . .
FLORENCE FINDS: Quirky Vintage Boutique Nadine
If you love quirky vintage design and style, you will love Boutique Nadine in Florence. I found Boutique Nadine on the Unusual Florence catalogue and went to visit their 2 stores. I prefer their Via . . .
FLORENCE FINDS: The Olive Oil Shop
A specialty store on all things olive. Here you will find products using different parts of the olive tree from food and beauty to kitchen products. I absolutely loved this store and could have stayed . . .
FLORENCE FINDS: La Confetteria Firenze Luxury Gifts
While walking through Firenze we stumbled on the loveliest shops. I was really excited about La Confetteria because it combined 3 of my favorite things: Luxurious interior . . .