Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Chestnut Gnocchi with Robiola Bosina Cheese Sauce

One of our all time favorite pastas to make from scratch? Gnocchi! This twist made with chestnut flour and a creamy cheese sauce is inspired by one of our favorite restuarants in Turin, Italy.

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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Florence

Florence is a place we'll always love but it can get seriously touristy. Here are Team Salt & Wind's favorite corners of the city's historic center from shops to eats to where to stay. 

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These Are The Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight For | http://saltandwind.com

These Are The Chocolate Bars So Good They're Worth Hopping A Flight For

Most people will take any excuse to hop a flight — catch up with a friend, taste test tequila, search out surf — but chocoholics like us? We'd go to the ends of the earth for a good chocolate bar.

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Must Know Tips For Eating In Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Must Know Tips For Eating In Italy

One question we get asked all the time on our Salt & Wind group trips to Italy? What tips travelers should know before dining there!

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Celery Salad with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Walnuts | http://saltandwind.com

Celery Salad with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Walnuts

Inspired by the open air markets in Bologna, Italy, this fresh, crunchy, simple salad of celery, walnuts, and Parmigiano-Reggiano is a favorite around here!

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Local Food: What To Eat In Milan, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: What To Eat In Milan, Italy

From risotto to osso bucco and a few surprises, here are the classic dishes you must eat the next time you're in Milan, Italy.

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Take A Peek At The Salt & Wind Italy Trip Gift Bags | http://saltandwind.com

Take A Peek At The Salt & Wind Italy Trip Gift Bags

We love to surprise our guests on all of our trips. From beauty products to snacks, our custom-printed tote bags are filled with hand-picked gifts and souvenirs designed to make the best out of our guests' Italy experience. 

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The Classic Day Trips From Florence | http://saltandwind.com

The Classic Day Trips From Florence

If you're heading to Florence, you should definitely plan some time to also see the other equally gorgeous towns in Tuscany. Here are six classic day trips from Florence that are worth your time.

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Local Food: The Classic Dishes To Eat In Bologna, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: The Classic Dishes To Eat In Bologna, Italy

From ragu alla bolognese to Parmigiano-Reggiano and a few surprises, here are the classic dishes you must eat when you visit Bologna!

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Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda | http://saltandwind.com

Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda

Sooner or later it'll happen. If you travel to Lake Garda, sooner or later someone will suggest you visit the historic city of Sirmione. And, well, we couldn't agree more!

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Manners, Per Piacere! Dining Etiquette When Eating In Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Manners, Per Piacere! Dining Etiquette When Eating In Italy

There are two types of travelers: those who make an effort to fit in to the local culture and those who don't give AF. Those who talk loudly, coat their food in condiments. and drink like Thirsty Thursday is going out of style. Here are 10 tips to dine in Italy like a local.

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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Milan | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Milan

One place we think doesn't get nearly enough love: Milan. Here are Team Salt & Wind's picks for what to do, eat, and where to stay in Milan, Italy.

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