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The 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Florence

Today Eater heads to Florence, Italy, to focus on 10 of the city’s buzziest new restaurants and bars. Food-tour curator, food writer, and sommelier Coral Siskdivulges the latest trends in the Florentine food scene.<p>“Florence lags behind most European capitals in terms of a progressive dining scene, …

Italy

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

The Serbian-born writer picks the best places in his ‘beautiful, luminous’ adopted city for eating, shopping, walking or just hanging out and soaking up the views<p>Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see …

European Travel

Puglia Flourishes with Wines Made from Indigenous Grapes

Once known more for dazzling Adriatic beaches and medieval castles, the Italian region of Puglia is looking to its indigenous grapes (like Negroamaro …

The Ultimate Italian Road Trip Through Sicily

On my first morning in Sicily, I stepped out of my room into a fig and pear grove. I sat down to a breakfast of cappuccino with meats, cheeses and …

What You Really Want to Buy in Florence

Writer and Traveler contributor Amanda Brooks shares her favorite shops in the Tuscan city.<p>I used to write off Florence. Until last spring, I didn't think it offered much beyond the historic museums and a few cozy but rough-around-the-edges restaurants. Then, I ended up there twice in one month for …

A Guide to Tuscan Wine Country

Wine

Pepe Paramount

~ Emidio Pepe still guides his family estate ~<p>Emidio Pepe is an iconic producer of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo and a standard bearer for the region. …

In Search of France's Great Southern Wine | PUNCH

At the far eastern cap of the Pyrenées, Banyuls-sur-Mer is about as far south as you get in France before it becomes Catalan Spain, just shy of the …

5 Ways Luigi Veronelli Wants You To Think Deeply About Italian Wine

The secret ingredient in today’s quality Italian wines is a man named Luigi Veronelli.<p>Born on this day in 1926, in Milan, capital city of Italy’s Lombardy region, Veronelli was to become one of the world’s greatest wine thinkers. Drinker, intellectual, TV personality, he was also publisher, …

Italy

The Rhone Valley - Vineyard Walks, Great Food, and Views to Die For

The first time I took the train through the northern Rhone valley I gazed in awe at the steep slopes of the vineyards of Hermitage, with their …

5 Dynamic Off-Center Street Photography Compositions

To make better compositions, don’t center your subjects. To make your compositions more dynamic, put your subjects off to the side.Why off-center …

Street Photography

15 Practical, Fun, and Creative Photography Assignments to Reinspire You

Practical, fun, and creative photography assignments to reinspire you:• Shoot everything at -2 exposure compensation for a day.<br>• Shoot everything …

Street Photography

Why Lisbon is the world's greatest city for people watching

<b>Lynda Bailey wins £250 for her account of time spent watching passers-by from her Lisbon balcony.</b><p>It’s dusk. A man closes the shutters on the window in front of me. He is perhaps 10 yards away across the cobbled Lisbon street, but our eyes don’t meet. I am invisible on this balcony. But then I look …

Up Next: Fra Angelico Exhibit at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Dormition of the Virgin, 1431-1435. On panel, 19 x 50 cm (7 1/2 x 19 11/16 in.) Museo di San Marco, Florence – Polo Museale della Toscana<p>Photo …

Holiday Hit List: Where To Go In 2018

Botswana<p>Dubai<p>Valletta<p>New Orleans<p>Chile<p>Aeolian Islands

Wine Tourism Branches Out Beyond Tastings and Picnics

Wine tourism isn’t just expanding—it’s getting more creative in every corner of the globe, with more vine estates than ever wooing oenophiles with …

Wine

A Guide to Italy's Wine Regions

Italy

A Cool Wine Tour of the Douro Valley, Portugal

When it comes to visiting northern <b>Portugal</b>, the <b>Douro Valley</b> is one destination tourists can’t miss. The region combines sun-baked landscapes with …

The Best Wine Resorts in the World

Wine

These Are The Five Most Exciting Wine Estates In Italy Right Now

If it is diversity that Asians seek, there are very few countries that can rival the number of different grape varieties and styles produced throughout the 20 wine regions of Italy. As a long, boot-shaped peninsula, Italy has wines that range from continental climate-influenced crisp whites to …

Wine & Spirits

Best Wine Regions in the World to Visit in 2018

Wine

9 Beautiful Wine Regions In France You Need To Holiday In

There are just some countries in Europe that you have to visit for their wines regions and France is definitely one of them (granted, “need” might be …

European Travel

Why wine tourism is booming in 2018 – and the best destinations to visit

Dry January has crawled to an end, and thank heavens for that. I never tolerated food and drink fads in my kids, so don’t want to hear about them from adults. It is time instead to talk of wine and, more specifically, wine tourism. I’ve been practising it for decades – walking through vineyards, …

6 towns in Tuscany where you can find the authentic Italy

Italy is one of the top travel destinations in the world. When travellers head straight for Rome, Venice, Florence and Pisa they leave the authentic …

Italy

8 Amazing Places to Visit in Portugal

From the tourist hotspots to the hidden gems, these are the most amazing places to visit in Portugal...

European Travel

Where to Eat in Lisbon, According to Chef Nuno Mendes

As his new book about Lisbon’s culinary scene is released, Nuno Mendes of the Chiltern Firehouse shares five of his favourite addresses in the …

How to Visit Paris Like a French Girl

A Parisian is very particular. Not only does she have specific rules about her style and beauty routines, but she most likely has her own little corner of the French capital. <i>La Parisienne</i> goes to the same baker’s every day for her baguette; she knows which charming little streets have a surprise …

France

8 Milan day trips: What to see in Lombardy | CNN Travel

Italy

Italy Travel: Six things to do in Capri

It’s easy to dismiss this glamour island as nothing but designer shopping and expensive restaurants, however, if you know where to go, Capri can show …

Naples: Passion and death in Italy's underrated gem

There is plenty to see in the Naples Archaeological Museum that is not X-rated. There are the classical sculptures from the Farnese collections. There are the Roman mosaics from Pompeii, fine as paintings, which offer such an elegant insight into the ancient world. But oh so predictably, glancing …