Snapshots from Porto Conte (The alternative Sardinia)

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In 2005 I spent a few days in Sardegna (Sardinia) for a Partners Retreat with my company, but avoided the typical destinations like Costa Smeralda and instead decided to go to Porto Conte close to Alghero and we stayed at El Faro … Continue reading

Snapshots from Lampedusa

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This photographic post is dedicated to an authentic jewel embedded in the Mediterranean Sea: Lampedusa. Nowadays Lampedusa is unfortunately more popular for being one of the main gateways to Europe for immigrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia; a sort of new Ellis Island … Continue reading

Gualtiero Marchesi (Erbusco)

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In June of 2012, my company organized a Partners Retreat in the magnificent L’Albereta Resort at Erbusco in the Franciacorta wine region, home to what may be considered the “mother of all Italian haute cuisine restaurants”: the Ristorante Gualtiero Marchesi. We had the privilege to organize … Continue reading

The World’s 50 Best: Osteria Francescana (Modena)

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Last Saturday we had dinner at the restaurant claimed as the best one in Italy as of today: Osteria Francescana by Massimo Bottura. After having been awarded with his third Michelin Star in 2012, Bottura, with his Osteria Francescana, in 2013 was ranked … Continue reading