Goldfinger Changing the Face of London Architecture

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As much as Frank Lloyd Wright changed the face of American architecture, the same can be said of Ernö Goldfinger to London architecture.  The Hungarian born architect and furniture designer introduced the modernist movement to western Europe, specifically London, on a grand scale from the moment of his arrival in the 1930s.  Goldfinger met and […]

Sorrento Souvenir Shopping

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Everyone wants to take a souvenir chachke home from a vacation in Italy.  But what do you buy when you’re surrounded by cheap plastic key chains made in China and overpriced leather goods made in a big factory?  Sorrento souvenir shopping is full of both and hunting out the bargains takes some sleuthing. At Wanderlust […]

Torino Eataly

Eataly Torino – A Decade of Success

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Anyone who understands Italian culture knows they are passionate, arduous, pazzo people when it comes to food and sex! Both are enjoyed with gusto.  So it made perfect sense for a food emporium like Eataly to open its first destination store in Torino a decade ago. When my friend Maurizio suggested we visit Eataly in […]

Italy Spa Getaway at L’Albergo Regina Isabella

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Pampered, posh and perfect are but a trio of superlatives to describe the luxurious Italy spa getaway at L’Albergo Regina Isabella (Piazza Santa Restituta, 1, Lacco Ameno) on Ischia.  We’ve been visiting this slice of paradise for more than a decade.  It continues to reinvent itself, offering a lush spa getaway under the expertise of […]