19 April 2017

How to hire the right wedding planner & organize the perfect event

A few tips to pick up the right one and organize an unforgettable wedding.

In the first flush of joy after your engagement, you’ll probably begin browsing magazines and wedding websites…and soon feel buried by a blizzard of checklists and a daunting array of decisions. That’s when you and your fiancĂ© might want to think about hiring a professi...

10 April 2017

In vino veritas

Celebrating Vinitaly 2017

Vinitaly is an international wine competition and tradeshow that on an annual base is held in April in Verona. The event is open to both the public and wine professionals featuring an average of 3000 wines from several dozen countries. The expo was first held in 1967, and VinItaly is globally ...

06 April 2017

The Fair: Milan Design Week

Just to remind Lake Como, the Silk and the high end furniture industry.

One of the most creative event of the World as just started. The Milan Design Week is underway (April 4-9) and it  is considered the international reference point for the furnishing and design Industry... So many Events, Presentations. Parties & Cocktails (i.e. Fuori Salone) are ...

29 March 2017

The signature dish on Lake Como

It is considered one of the best risotto served on Lake Como and it is prepared by the talented Massimiliano Mandozzi, Executive Chef of CastaDiva Resort & Spa!

Just the name Risotto con asparagi bianchi, arancia e mandorla evokes the finest and tastiest examples of Italian haute cuisine with a touch of creativity. This is a dish that makes the difference and gives you the singular pleasure of enjoying a delicious and authentic first course. It is not s...

21 March 2017

2017 Easter Break Destinations

Get away on an Easter weekend break this year to some of Italy and Europe's top short break destinations.

Sometimes the calendar gives unexpected gifts and Bank Holidays are the perfect opportunity to indulge your wanderlust. An early Easter break can be tricky for sunseekers but this year it is not the case. So if you are just looking for some milder air, gentle sunshine and a first taste of sp...

15 March 2017

Craving the best food on Lake Como?

Savour the epitome of fine Italian cuisine on Lake Como!

Lake Como is known for its beautiful landscapes, its romantic shores and the peace of the villages and borgos. The Villas and the gardens are also a "can't miss" spot  when visiting this lovely little corner of paradise. Lake Como is not that popular as a top Gourmet de...