Tag: Como

  • EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Como | Pane e Tulipani

    EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Como | Pane e Tulipani

    Pane e Tulipani (translation: Bread and Tulips) can be found on a quiet street corner in Como, Italy.  Both design and cuisine are perfection.  Sit down at a scrubbed pine table with the warm breeze drifting through the door. Crisp carrot sticks and freshly-baked bread will be placed in front of you . . . …

  • Style Moment | Lake Como

    Style Moment | Lake Como

    “If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things in nature have a message you understand, Rejoice, for your soul is alive.” Eleanora Duse (1858-1924) Italian actress

  • COOL HOTELS | Como | Castadiva Resort

    COOL HOTELS | Como | Castadiva Resort

    Castadiva is a magnificent stone villa on the shore of Lake Como. Need I say more? Okay, twist my arm, I’ll tell you more.

  • Como | Antichita Bottega d’Arte

    Como | Antichita Bottega d’Arte

    The Lombardi family owns three antique stores in Como.  Each one is filled with museum-quality art, furniture, and objects, some dating back to the 17th century.  I’m a treasure hunter, and I love an antique store, but it’s not often you find antique owners that are tall, dark, handsome twin brothers!

  • Como | A. GI. EMME

    Como | A. GI. EMME

    A. GI. EMME is the quintessential chic Italian boutique, exemplifying exquisite taste.  It makes shopping easy, because every item is flawless.

  • Weird but Wonderful | Frozen in Time

    Weird but Wonderful | Frozen in Time

    Gelato cones that will never melt . . . chairs in front of gelateria in Como, Italy.

  • Style Moment | Como

    Style Moment | Como

    “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris (1834-1896) English textile designer, artist, and writer