Italy

Travel stories, city guides, travel tips, recipes, and more inspired by one of our favorite food places on earth, Italy.
Take A Peek At The Salt & Wind Italy Trip Gift Bags | http://saltandwind.com

Take A Peek At The Salt & Wind Italy Trip Gift Bags

We love to surprise our guests on all of our trips. From beauty products to snacks, our custom-printed tote bags are filled with hand-picked gifts and souvenirs designed to make the best out of our guests' Italy experience. 

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The Classic Day Trips From Florence | http://saltandwind.com

The Classic Day Trips From Florence

If you're heading to Florence, you should definitely plan some time to also see the other equally gorgeous towns in Tuscany. Here are six classic day trips from Florence that are worth your time.

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Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander | http://saltandwind.com

Travel Movies That Make Us Want To Wander

If we had it our way, the Academy would add one more category to their awards and it would award movies that cause wanderlust. These are the 10 movies that transport us without having to pull out our passport. 

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Local Food: The Classic Dishes To Eat In Bologna, Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Local Food: The Classic Dishes To Eat In Bologna, Italy

From ragu alla bolognese to Parmigiano-Reggiano and a few surprises, here are the classic dishes you must eat when you visit Bologna!

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Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda | http://saltandwind.com

Sirmione Just Might Be The Quaintest Historic Town On Lake Garda

Sooner or later it'll happen. If you travel to Lake Garda, sooner or later someone will suggest you visit the historic city of Sirmione. And, well, we couldn't agree more!

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Manners, Per Piacere! Dining Etiquette When Eating In Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Manners, Per Piacere! Dining Etiquette When Eating In Italy

There are two types of travelers: those who make an effort to fit in to the local culture and those who don't give AF. Those who talk loudly, coat their food in condiments. and drink like Thirsty Thursday is going out of style. Here are 10 tips to dine in Italy like a local.

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What To Pack For Your European Summer Vacation | http://saltandwind.com

What To Pack For Your European Summer Vacation

Minimal isn’t usually in our vocab when we’re packing, but there’s no bigger buzzkill than lugging an overweight suitcase. So, for our summer vacation, we narrowed it down to these 12 essentials.

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Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Milan | http://saltandwind.com

Italy Travel Guide: Where To Eat, Stay, and Shop In Milan

One place we think doesn't get nearly enough love: Milan. Here are Team Salt & Wind's picks for what to do, eat, and where to stay in Milan, Italy.

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How Not To Stand Out Like A Tourist When Traveling To Italy   | http://saltandwind.com

How Not To Stand Out Like A Tourist When Traveling To Italy

The time has come: you’re finally on your way to Italy. You’ve been dreaming about this trip for months and know you just need to know how not to stand out like a tourist!

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Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When Dreaming Of Italy | http://saltandwind.com

Cook These Classic Italian Recipes When Dreaming Of Italy

It’s no secret we love Italy and we travel there as often as we can. But, we can’t always hop a flight at a moment's notice. The next best thing? Cooking these classic Italian recipes, inviting friends over, and daydreaming about travel. 

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Marinated Salumi Sandwich | http://saltandwind.com

Marinated Salumi Sandwich

We'll admit it: we're major fan girls of Giada DiLaurentiis because, well, tbh, we feel like we relate to her. We too are from California, we too love all things Italy, and our cooking is very much inspired by both places. So it's no surprise that we swooned when we saw her newest book, Giada’s I...

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{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak | http://saltandwind.com

{Tagliata Di Manzo} Seared Sliced Steak

This is a very simple preparation, a favourite on the menus of trattorie or restaurants when a bistecca fiorentina is a bit too much but customers still crave a good steak. Like the bistecca, this is always cooked rare or, at the most, medium–rare in Florence. Served with a scattering of fresh ro...

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