How To Eat Italian Breakfast Like A Local

Cappuccino and croissant in Italy

Italy is renowned for its food – pizza, pasta, cheese, gelato, and Italian wines are all staples of the Italian diet. But what isn’t discussed as much is Italian breakfast (colazione in Italian). What do Italians eat for breakfast? And what can you expect to eat in the morning on your trip to Italy? Like … Read more

15 Classic Italian Desserts To Try

classic italian tiarmisu

Last Updated on September 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons I think we can all agree that Italian food is definitely one of the best cuisines in the world – pizza, pasta, indulgent lasagna. There really is only one thing that tops it, and that’s Italian dessert. There’s a definite theme to the kinds of sweet dishes … Read more

How to Drink A Passion Fruit Martini + An Easy Recipe

Last Updated on September 25, 2023 by jofitzsimons The Passion Fruit Martini is known by another name. It rhymes with ‘cornstar’. But this isn’t that kind of website, so we’ll be referring to it as a Passion Fruit Martini instead. Still, you probably know what we’re talking about because it requires a little giggle when … Read more

Italian Aperitivo – Everything You Need To Know

Last Updated on September 25, 2023 by jofitzsimons I remember the first time I visited Treviso, a city close to Italy’s Prosecco Region. I was in the area exploring some new vineyards and restaurants to add to our Prosecco tours. After a long winter, it was once again warm enough to enjoy the terrace, and, … Read more

Gelato vs Ice Cream vs Sorbet – What’s the Difference?

Last Updated on September 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons Whether you’re wandering the streets of Italy or at the beach on a hot day, there’s nothing better than a blended, frozen dessert. Ice cream, gelato and sorbet are three of the most popular summery treats all across the world. But if you’ve ever found yourself wondering … Read more

15 Fun Drinking Games for Couples

Last Updated on September 25, 2023 by jofitzsimons If you thought drinking games were a recent invention, you might be surprised to know know that there’s sound evidence that people have been playing drinking games since the fifth century BC. And the underlying purpose of these games has never changed – to ensure that every … Read more

How to Ease Your Hangover in 7 Simple Steps

Last Updated on September 25, 2023 by jofitzsimons You opened a bottle of Prosecco last night with the intention of drinking just a glass over dinner. Next thing you know, the sophisticated at home wine tasting has morphed into cocktails, drinking games and ended up with you dancing on the table in a bar with … Read more

15 Best Hangover Foods (and Foods to Avoid)

Last Updated on September 25, 2023 by jofitzsimons Hangovers are definitely the least fun thing about drinking. You wake up after a few too many Prosecco cocktails or glasses of wine with a pounding head, dry mouth, shaky hands, and a churning stomach. And the worse part is, you now have to attempt to make … Read more

How to Make A Mimosa & 5 Fruity Alternatives

Last Updated on September 25, 2023 by jofitzsimons The mimosa is one of the most versatile cocktails out there. Whether it’s boozy brunch or a wedding reception, Christmas morning or a sunny day in the garden, there’s never a bad time to enjoy a refreshing mimosa. The two-ingredient cocktail is also super simple to make. … Read more

Classic Peach Bellini Recipe (with 5 Fun Twists)

Last Updated on September 26, 2023 by jofitzsimons From fun boozy brunches to glitzy evening drinks, the classic Bellini is a versatile cocktail that can be enjoyed at any time of day. It’s light, fruity, and elegantly refreshing, without being too sweet or overbearing. And the best part? The classic peach Bellini is super simple … Read more