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Why do we love Emilia Romagna so much?

Emilia Romagna is home to some of the best food, and food products, in the world. It is home to Parmigiano ReggianoProsciutto di Parmatraditional balsamic vinegar, and more. It is the home to Slow Food and Fast Cars. It is home to amazing wines, including world famous Lambrusco, and some Italy’s secret wines, including Negretto and Albana.

It almost kills me when people tell me they are traveling to Italy and limiting their trip to Rome or Venice. There is so much more to see of the country than the primary tourist spots. I do understand the draw to those cities. I understand wanting to see the Coliseum, or the Bridge of Signs.

But, after Rome and Venice, where should you travel to in order to experience the REAL Italy? Where should you travel to in order to eat the best food in Italy?

Making Gelato in Italy

gelato in Italy

One of the things I loved about Italy during our early trips – GELATO.  All around me.  Loads of it.  In bright colors.  All for next to nothing.  Families enjoying gelato in Italy on a Sunday afternoon.  Couples strolling arm in arm with a cone of gelato, sharing each other’s flavors. Then, I realized everything […]

Why We Spent Two Weeks Touring Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna Italy

We are not newbies to Italy travel.  In fact, before this trip, we had been to over 15 cities and towns in Italy, from Rome to Milan to Venice, and loads of small towns in between.  It is a place that has captured our hearts and our imaginations for years. But, we had never spent […]