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Italy’s Stunning Amalfi Coast

Italy’s Stunning Amalfi Coast

April 16, 2014, No Comments

I can't remember where I was or what I was doing the first time I saw a photograph of Italy's Amalfi Coast. But one thing I do remember is that I couldn't stop staring at the beautiful landscape, finding it hard to believe that it was even real. »

Bottleful of Sunshine: Italy’s Limoncello

Bottleful of Sunshine: Italy’s Limoncello

January 28, 2014, No Comments

While alcohol is most commonly thought of as a social lubricant, there’s something to be said for digestifs. A digestif is a type of liqueur that’s traditionally served after a meal to help aid in digestion (hence the name). Since you’re presumably drinking it on a full stomach, the alcohol is absorbed more slowly, »

Photographic Tour of Italy

Photographic Tour of Italy

June 10, 2013, 11 Comments

Gary Arndt shares some of his photos from his second annual photography tour »

A Taste of Home and Family in Parma, Italy

A Taste of Home and Family in Parma, Italy

January 23, 2013, 3 Comments

I was talking about food with Carmela, a native Italian woman who sat down next to me on a plane ride to Italy. She spoke only in Italian, having committed herself to the responsibility of warming up my rusty knowledge of the same before I reached my final destination. “Food is so important to us. »

Volunteering in Italy: Memories from a Tuscan Vineyard

Volunteering in Italy: Memories from a Tuscan Vineyard

January 14, 2013, 15 Comments

The ghostly fog breaks mid morning, revealing a September sun eager to dry the damp Tuscan grape vines. Suddenly, someone shrieks as blood trickles from their pruning nick. I glance at my hands; they are still soft and free of cuts. I laugh to myself knowing it is only a matter of time before »

5 Lesser-Known Places to Visit in Italy

5 Lesser-Known Places to Visit in Italy

November 26, 2012, 7 Comments

Italy may be one of the best-known and most visited countries in Europe. Even if people have never been they tend to know a lot of its clichés; they’ve seen photographs of the Colosseum in Rome, they know about Venice and its sinking buildings and how there’s this thing called Lake Como which George »

A tour through Italy’s food

A tour through Italy’s food

October 9, 2012, 4 Comments

Cailin O'Neil give us a small taste of some of the cuisine in Italy, a country famed for it's great food »

Video of the Week: Birthday Skydiving Over Italy

Video of the Week: Birthday Skydiving Over Italy

April 29, 2012, No Comments

Just a few months ago our very own Oana at G Adventures celebrated her birthday with a true ‘You’ll Never Forget It‘ moment by skydiving over Italy »

How to stay on budget in…Italy

How to stay on budget in…Italy

March 13, 2012, 13 Comments

Traveling on a budget doesn’t mean you can only go to third world countries. Being a budget traveler doesn’t mean you can’t experience ‘expensive’ destinations, it just means you need to do some research first. The North and South of Italy are easier to imagine as two different countries, with two different personalities. While »

Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

Burgundy is best: More red wine from France

March 31, 2014, No Comments

Way back when we started doing adult beverage tastings here at the Looptail, we kicked off the series with this lovely wine from France. Fortunately for us, there were plenty more delicious burgundy wines where that came from. This week, we’re going back to Burgundy with this lovely 2010 bottle of Joseph Drouhin Côte »