San Rocco Hotel and Restaurant
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... Italy. My past experience, though, from my 2003 travels in Italy is
that the food can be quite hit or miss. However, I used Venice, Florence, and
Rome, Italy’s biggest tourist draws as some of my bases during that trip, so
ended up eating a lot of mediocre, overpriced tourist food regardless of how
much I tried to get off the beaten path in those cities. It was quite a
different story in places like Ravenna and the hill towns of Umbria ...
... mountain herb.
I couldn’t help noticing the reaction to the herbal
concoction by the Welsh father and son team finishing their meal at the next
table over. I got to chatting with them about travel, snowboarding/skiing, and
the property they were searching for in the area to be a second home. I ran
into them again sitting at a table under a large umbrella in the rain outside
the bar next door having some beers. They invited me to join ...
... expensive restaurants and some of the world’s best truffle hunting in the area. And what was taking place on this Saturday in October but the Istrian Truffle Festival. The big tents set up were dedicated to all local gourmet products – wines, mushrooms, olive oils, cheeses, mushrooms, salamis, prsut (cured ham), conserves – with unlimited free tastings. Well, the wine was only almost free at 30 kunas (less than $5) for a souvenir glass and unlimited ...
Slovenia has only 16 miles of coastline, not much compared to Croatia's thousands of miles of coast when you include all of its islands and peninsulas. The short stretch is quite developed with an industrial port city (Koper), a swank resort (Portoroz), and a few other old towns. The one real attraction, though, is Piran, a beautiful old town on a peninsula similar to Porec and Rovinj in Croatian Istria but ...
At 9 am sharp, our guide, Goran arrived and we set off for a tour of Rovinj where the signs are all in both Croatian and Italian because of the dominance of the Venician Empire on this part of Croatia. Both languages are required in school which makes it very easy for us Americans. Goran was a walking history book and we learned the entire history and development from beginning to the present. It felt ...