Emilia Romagna

Walking the longest portico in the world in Bologna

I don't believe that moments of happiness lose sweetness over time and when I recently found some photos of my walk up the Portico di San Luca in Bologna last year I was reminded of this. Back came the happy memories of  a warm day in May last year, the peace and quiet of escaping a city centre, the gentle nods to those who passed me by and the thrill from p[...]

How to... make Italian pasta

When I was browsing through the Internet this morning and found out that today was world pasta day, I could not believe it. What's so unbelievable about that?, you'll probably wonder. Well, keep reading. Following a generous invitation by the Emilia Romagna Tourism Board, I was lucky enough to spend this last weekend in the stunning area of Emilia Rom[...]