Bologna

Ice Cream, Rimini

Emilia Romagna

26th February 2016
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Bologna, Parma, Modena… just some of the fabulous foodie places to visit in Emilia Romagna. One of the best food festivals of the year is Forlimpopoli’s Festa Artusiana. The festival is a celebration of the life and works of Pellegrino Artusi, the ‘Father of Italian cuisine’. In Artusi’s La Scienza in Cucina e l’Arte di Mangier Bene (Cooking…

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Mille Miglia, Bologna

Mille Miglia

29th July 2012
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In 2012 I visited Bologna as part of the Blogville Project. The idea, developed by the Tourist Board, was to give bloggers a base from which to explore Emilia Romagna. I visited the Ducati Museum, made pasta with the Casa Artusi mariette in Forlimpopoli. I even took part in the world-famous Mille Miglia vintage car race. My…

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Mille Miglia, Bologna

24 hours in Bologna

20th May 2012
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The Mille Miglia is one of the most famous classic car races in the world. As a participant in the Blogville project in Bologna, I got to hang out in the VIP area. It was an opportunity to get close to the sort of cars that I’d recently drooled over in Modena’s Ferrari museum. Some…

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Mille Miglia, Bologna

Bologna

15th April 2012
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In May 2012 I joined the BlogVille Project, a brilliant concept realised and sponsored by the Emilia Romagna region. As well as picking up a few tips on blogging, I discovered plenty of things to do in Bologna. I was in Parma in January, writing for ‘Bologna for Connoisseurs‘, and was keen to know the…

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