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  • River Po, Turin, Italy

    Turin, Italy

    A sense of faded grandeur once cast a pall over Turin, but after a facelift and an infusion of creativity the former Italian capital exudes dynamism and could just be the country’s best-kept secret.

    Now to love|Feb 19, 2015

  • Hit the roof

    Hit the roof

    What to do when your home is a 1910 Art Nouveau palace on the shores of Lake Como but you're running out of room?

    Now to love|Aug 12, 2013

  • Unsung Tuscany

    Unsung Tuscany

    Welcome to the Maremma, a former wild frontier that’s home to charming medieval villages and restaurants rich in regional tradition. John Irving introduces his favourite corner of Tuscany.

    Now to love|Feb 12, 2013

  • Choc tactics

    Choc tactics

    The Aztecs may have first cottoned on to cocoa and it has become a calling card for the Swiss and Belgians but Turin is the real chocolate capital of the world, writes John Irving.

    Now to love|Feb 12, 2013

  • Rinaldo Di Stasio's guide to Venice

    Rinaldo Di Stasio's guide to Venice

    Venice seduces with its intoxicating mix of history, mystery, art and architecture. Melbourne restaurateur and Biennale patron Rinaldo Di Stasio shares his favourite haunts and secret corners of this special city.

    Now to love|Mar 21, 2012

  • My perfect Italy

    My perfect Italy

    Bergamo’s ancient honey-coloured walls, empty piazzas and pealing church bells provide Leila McKinnon with the Italy of her dreams.

    Now to love|Dec 15, 2011

  • The best of Rome

    The best of Rome

    From Paloma Picasso and Kate Winslet to Elizabeth Gilbert and Carla Zampatti, friends of Gourmet Traveller share with us what they like to do “when in Rome”.

    Now to love|Apr 19, 2011