Tag Archives | Italy

Spontini | Milan, Italy

What we ate in Milan, Italy

Despite our travel hiccups, we arrived in Milan in time for dinner! As much as I would have loved to call it a night after our 5 hour delay out of SFO and 1 missed flight in Frankfurt (we were suppose to arrive early morning), I’m glad my obsessive planning finally paid off. Dinner was… Read more…

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Rome | Best of Europe 2006

Rome, You Had Me at Ciao Bella!

It’s no secret. I am head over heels for all things Roma! I love this city. You can walk the city streets at any time of day and feel like you’re stepping back a moment in time. Everything about this city excites me — the uninterrupted history, the people, the fashion, the architecture, the cobblestone… Read more…

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Cinque Terre

Weekend Getaway in Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre — the perfect refuge to the most romantic Italian getaway. I’d like to point out, this isn’t quite how we spent our 72 hours in the Italian Riviera. And by not quite I meant we did it backwards. Given a second chance, I’d flip it and reverse it. So here it is, our… Read more…

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Dear Pisa: Thank You For Wasting Our Time

Dear Pisa, What is your purpose in life? If it is to lure innocent tourists to see your miniature tower — slightly off kilter — deprive them of good food, a momentum for keep sake and god- forbid a photo opt.. then, congratulations! You have succeeded. p.s. We will NOT be back. Sincerely, GQ Trippin… Read more…

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Trattoria Bar il Porticciolo

The Best Thing I Ever Ate – Pasta

I had no idea what was in store for me when we arrived in Cinque Terre. If you think the Italian Riviera is just another part of Italy, you’re in for a big surprise.. food- wise. Turns out, I have a favorite food — Ligurian! Trattoria Bar il Porticciolo | Manarola, Cinque Terre 2009 We… Read more…

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Waffle window in Florence

Food Trippin’ – Florence in Photos

Couldn’t even show you any pictures other than food even if we wanted to. So here is our visit to Florence.. in food. You see these everywhere.. waffles. On the whole, not bad. Fair warning, if they sit out for some time, they tend to firm up and become slightly inedible. Gelatos in Florence is… Read more…

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Best of Europe

Best of Europe – We’re Backpacking!

LONDON – BRUSSELS – AMSTERDAM – MUNICH (FUSSEN) – VENICE – ROME – FLORENCE – INTERLAKEN – NICE – BARCELONA – PARIS – LONDON Hi Friends and Family! I’ve been secretly planning an extended trip slated for June 2006 designed originally for my friends and I. But when cash was not flowing for most, G… Read more…

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