Top 5 Reasons to Visit Emilia-Romagna

It’s not a secret that I fell in love with the Emilia-Romagna and Puglia regions of Italy last year. As in Puglia, in Emilia-Romagna we met many wonderful people who were friendly, helpful, and very understanding of our extremely limited Italian language skills. Now I want to highlight some of the things you can do when you visit Emilia-Romagna to make it special for you, too.

Emilia-Romagna Funghi Feast

Here is a taste of Italy, this time in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna. The area’s rich agriculture produces many diverse foods including their abundant porcini mushrooms and famous truffles

Truffle Hunting in Emilia-Romagna

By Mr. TWS — I’d heard of truffle hunting before and understood the concept but for whatever reason I always pictured the practical joke called “snipe hunting”. When we had a chance to try truffle hunting it in a place where truffles are treasured and are hunted commonly, I was excited by the opportunity.

Al Vecchio Convento: Buon Appetito!

It wasn’t a surprise that the meals at Al Vecchio Convento in Portico di Romagna were delicious since we knew ahead of time a bit about their history. Before the Cameli family opened their hotel in Portico di Romagana, owners Giovanni Cameli and Marisa Raggi had for many years a thriving restaurant…