Visit Historical Villas and Gardens of Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como offers one of Italy’s most spectacular landscapes and settings. The history of the Lario region (Lake Como’s original name) dates back centuries. With its close proximity to Switzerland and Milan, the nobility of the Renaissance period would frequently… Continue Reading

Women Who Inspire (#DolceVitaBloggers)

Each month #DolceVitaBloggers share a theme. This month in honor of Women’s Day (March 8), the topic is “Inspirational Women”. Thanks to Kelly at, Jasmine at and Kristie at, who have created a community of Italophile bloggers called #DolceVitaBloggers. Photo above: Mimosa flower, a symbol of International… Continue Reading

Designer Treehouse Hotel on Lake Como

Located down the road from Bellagio just opposite Lecco, Casa sull’Albero in Malgrate is an exclusive property perfect for guests looking for a private boutique hotel on Lake Como, Italy. A balance between luxury and understatement with a focus on… Continue Reading