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Sep 30, 2019

Peripatetic polyglot and omnivore of art, Elif Sallorenzo effortlessly  channels her boundless energy and passion for design into Artisanal Cornucopia, a horn of plenty for design and style. The Rome-based boutique has launched emerging designers and features unexpected collaborations. Take a deep breath and dive into a...

Sep 23, 2019

Who says all hotels are created equal? They are absolutely not, especially when Marie-Louise Scio, Creative Director of the Pellicano Hotels Group,  is involved. Spoon-fed on two of Italy's most iconic hotels - Il Pellicano and La Posts Vecchia- Marie-Lousie actualizes fairytales in epic locations, including the newest:...

Sep 16, 2019

Food writer Rachel Roddy knows food, and better yet, she knows how to tell a story. Her award-winning cookbooks "My Kitchen in Rome" and "Two Kitchens" read like real life fairy tales from the stove top, and her weekly column in the The Guardian "A Kitchen in Rome" conjures up delicious recipes and nostalgic...

Sep 9, 2019

From cloister to cosmopolitan, the historic Santa Maria Novella pharmacy may be Europe's oldest and it's definitely the most interesting, ever since the friars invented a personal scent for Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France. Join Erica as she walks through Santa Maria Novella's laboratory and sits down with Chief...

Sep 2, 2019

From the hills of Cincinnati to sunsets in Tuscany, Michael Cioffi dreamed Italy and Monteverdi, a medieval hamlet dedicated to culture, art and relaxation. Join Erica and Michael as they take in the Val d'Orcia views and talk about travel, history and luxury under the Tuscan sun.

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