Beaches and Lidos Lake Como

Lake Como is a resort destination that you can visit without having to actually stay in a resort. Anywhere you go you can find public beaches, or secluded alcoves where you can sunbathe, relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the… Continue Reading




Traditional Tastes at Crotto Quartino (Piuro)

Discovering Pizzoccheri Chiavennaschi in Valchievenna-Valtellina, Lombardy If you have read any of my previous posts about Pizzocchieri, you’ll know that it’s a special kind of buckwheat pasta from the Valtellina area in northern Italy. What you don’t know is …and… Continue Reading




LarioStraordinario Guide Book for Lake Como

LarioStraordinario,  a new guide book for the Lake Como district, created and co-ordinated by Viviana Musumeci and published by ItaliaStraordinaria is a extensive source of  itineraries,  food and cultural destinations as well as design, shopping and accommodation on Lake Como. I was invited… Continue Reading




The 10 Best Towns of Lake Como

Lake Como is shaped like an upside-down Y . Como is at the southwestern tip and Lecco is at the southeastern tip.  At the middle point, we find Bellagio. All along the shores in between, there are lovely little towns… Continue Reading




Villas and Flavors of Lake Como Walking and Boating Full-Day Tour

Visit the Villas and Gardens of Lake Como, boat tour with local food tastings Tours & Sightseeing -Full-day Tours -All-day Tour  Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes Leaving From: Varenna, Italy Price: € 150,00 DESCRIPTION  A full day guided tour discovering the ‘pearls’ of Lake… Continue Reading