Get Off the Beaten Track in Le Marche

Don’t do the usual tourist thing in Italy. Find your Italian spirit in Le Marche with Moreno! Moreno Moretti was named one of Dream of Italy’s “Best Local Tour Guides” and through his company Le Marche Holiday, he offers personalized small group culinary tours (of a day or more) including local festivals, dinner in a medieval castle and truffle hunting with a local …

Umbria Culinary Tour: Check Out Photos of Umbria Harvest Week

Ready for the trip of a lifetime? We’re exploring authentic Umbria this fall with cooking lessons, ceramics painting in Deruta, truffle hunting, wine tasting at the vineyards of Montefalco, a visit to an olive mill for the first press, private tours of Assisi and Perugia. All (gourmet) meals with wine included. Even gratuities included. Join us for this exclusive small …

Special Savings from Ciao Laura Culinary Vacations

Ciao Laura Culinary Vacations offers weekly cooking vacations, hands-on cooking lessons, wine tours, and foodie excursions in Italy. Guided walking tours to historical sites available in Venice, Florence, Rome & Bologna. Special Dream of Italy Reader Discount on our Best Selling Tuscany Culinary Programs – 10% off FARM-TO-FORK™ Cooking Lessons in Chianti or $100 off Gourmet Cooking in Bella Tuscany …

Plan Your 2010 Italy Culinary Vacation with Ciao Laura

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Get Cooking with Ciao Laura in 2009

Let the FLAVORS of Italy DANCE in your mouth on a CIAO LAURA culinary-based vacation in Italy! Ciaolaura.com offers hands-on cooking lessons, foodie excursions, winery visits, personal chef services and customized itineraries throughout Italy. Savor the experience in 2009! Visit our Web site at http://www.ciaolaura.com (This is an ad.)

Getting Ready for Turin

Tomorrow night, I’m flying to Italy for a nearly two-week trip. I’m starting off in Torino – one of my favorite Italian cities. I spent nearly three weeks there for the 2006 Winter Olympics and I think this is my fourth visit in total. Turin is just the perfect mix of beautiful architecture (love the covered walkways), interesting museums, fantastic …