Category: Italy

Don Alfonso – Sorrento, Italy

I awoke to a gorgeous sunrise and prepared for what was to be one of the most profound experiences I’ve encountered in Sorrento.  We proceeded to leave Anacapri for the ferry, which is always a stunning treat as the view from the convertible taxis are breathtaking.  Minus the little traffic jam at the roundabout in

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Cruising The Mediterranean – Day at Sea

As we await the cold of winter, I thought it was time to reflect on the amazing weather we experienced cruising the Mediterranean this past spring. There’s nothing like cruising the bay of Capri, enjoying Fraglioni, touring the Amalfi coast and enjoying a wonderful lunch all while being captivated by the beauty of the Mediterranean.

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Caesar Augustus

Ahhhh, the moment we’ve been waiting for finally arrived as we encountered that wonderful sign letting you know you are leaving Capri and entering Anacapri – – next stop, Caesar Augustus.       The return to one of our favorite hotels, our home away from home, was just as majestic as we left it. 

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A Return to Grandeur – Paris, France & Anacapri, Italy

I often find myself caught up in the wonderful world I’ve cultivated over the past fifteen years of amazing cuisine, outstanding vino and personalities larger than life.  It’s nonetheless humbling to realize that it’s a rare reality.  I constantly have to remind myself when I’m selecting experiences to post that I’m extremely blessed and lucky

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Wine & Truffles….My Simple

My simple is going from ordinary to extraordinary in less than 20 minutes, what’s yours?  A great combination  of tilapia, arugula, a delicious bottle of 2012 Fiano di Avellino and a shaved  “Black Truffle” turned what would normally be a simple dinner into an amazing one.  Having purchased several black truffles flown directly from Italy just

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