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Pic of the day: 1986 Yamaha FZ 750

25 April, 2020
This pic of the day shows a restored 1986 Yamaha FZ 750. The photo comes from Italian fan Fabiano, who finally managed to purchase an FZ 750 after falling in love with it at age 11 when watching the film…

Clooney and Canalis on Lake Como with Ferrari speed boat

25 April, 2020
A Ferrari boat trip on Lake Como for George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis has been organised, as the famous Clooney-Canalis couple is all the talk of Italy. They spent a brief holiday in Puglia together and have since returned to…

Vintage car show at Villa d'Este on Lake Como

24 April, 2020
The next Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este on Lake Como, or luxury car show dedicated to vintage cars, will take place from April 24th to 26th. The Villa d’Este is at Cernobbio on Lake Como and is the perfect setting…

Day trips from Milan: walking Lake Como to Bellagio

23 April, 2020
After our Lake Como and Villa Carlotta gallery, here is an idea for a day trip from Milan that takes in the famed Bellagio town on Lake Como. It’s a magical and romantic place, that attracts both Italians and international…

Postcard from Italy: Lake Como

23 April, 2020
One arm of Lake Como turns off to the south between two unbroken chains of mountains, which cut it up into a series of bays and inlets as the hills advance into the water and retreat again.Thus begins Betrothed by…

Zagato and Morgan at Villa d'Este on Lake Como

20 April, 2020
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, this Morgan appeared at the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este on Lake Como, annual show of vintage cars and prototypes.In other milestone vehicles, the Italian brand Zagato was celebrating 90 years with a Perana Z One…

Does Italy miss Megan Gale?

20 April, 2020
With the plethora of Italian showgirls out there, you wouldn’t have thought the locals would miss Australian model Megan Gale. But it seems they still have a soft spot for the girl who actually started her career in the Belpaese…

Revving up for the Elegance Contest at Villa d'Este

19 April, 2020
The traditional elegance contest, dedicated this time not to women, but to 50 beautiful vintage cars, built from the 20s to the 70s, will start at Villa d’Este on 25th April. Along with them, you will also have the chance…

Air show and paragliding cup on Lake Como

19 April, 2020
Lake Como was the scene for a spectacular air show yesterday, as Swiss fighter pilots opened the skies to an Air Show, which included the heart-in-mouth acrobatics of the Flying Bulls pilots. Crowds around the lake at Lecco and Malgrate…

George Clooney chased by an Italian fan

16 April, 2020
The whole world knows that George Clooney has a gorgeous villa on lake Como, but I’m sure that many of you do not know he loves to go around on his sparkling Harley Davidson and enjoy the beauty of the…

George Clooney tours Lake Como on a Harley Davidson

15 April, 2020
How come I never get to see George Clooney at Lake Como on a motorcycle, dammit?! I live on the lake (the non-Clooney side, where the normal people live), and in my brief trips around in my little Opel Corsa…

Where to go in Italy: Touring Club awards Lombardy tourism

15 April, 2020
The Touring Club Italy with its orange flags is a kind of Italian tourism equivalent of Michelin stars. Since 1999 it has been awarding towns with less than 15,000 inhabitants according to rigorous selection criteria. Local councils must have important…

Lake Como luxury hotels: the Grand Hotel Tremezzo

9 April, 2020
Lake Como luxury hotels don’t get much better than this. If you want to indulge and enjoy the romantic setting of Italy’s beautiful lake, see the Gran Hotel Tremezzo as a luxury Italian hotel worth a stop. It’s on the…

George Clooney: Italy changed my life

8 April, 2020
While touring to promote his new film The American entirely shot in Abruzzi (the Italian region hit by a powerful earthquake a couple of years ago), George Clooney told reporters that Italy changed his life. His decision to buy a…

On a Vespa in Milan

5 April, 2020
Yesterday I had my first ride ever on a Vespa in Milan and until you’ve done something like this, you won’t really understand the romance and style of this Italian tradition. I had a grin from ear to ear as…

Views from Lake Como: Villa Carlotta and Bellagio

4 April, 2020
The grounds of Lake Como’s Villa Carlotta are like a secret garden nestling on the shores of the lake, and looking across to stunning scenery of Bellagio and the Resegone mountains beyond.Villa Carlotta is located at Tremezzo on the Western…

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski: pre-wedding party Lake Como

4 April, 2020
Here are exclusive pics of the Emily Blunt’s and John Krasinki’s pre-wedding party at the Villa d’Este on Lake Como. Party guests included many big names of Hollywood: Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci, Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso and of…

Moto Guzzi production stays at Mandello

2 April, 2020
In good news for Moto Guzzi workers and the town itself, Moto Guzzi production will remain at the Mandello facilities on Lake Como, while the company will also prepare for a relaunch of the facility and new models in 2013.…

Lake Como apartment for sale

1 April, 2020
It might not be George Clooney’s lovely Italian villa, but you can be guaranteed a slice of the Lake Como lifestyle anywhere in the area. This Lake Como apartment is for sale in Torno and while there’s not much information…

Helicopter tours and flights in Italy

1 April, 2020
If you’re looking for something different to do in autumn in Italy, you could try a helicopter flight somewhere. From destinations such as the Valle d’Aosta and Lake Como, there is plenty of mountain/lake/valley breathtaking Italian scenery to indulge in.The…

George Clooney to buy new Italian villa on Lake Maggiore

30 March, 2020
In more gossip from Italy, George Clooney could buy a new luxury villa in Italy on Lake Maggiore, replacing the famous Clooney Villa Oleandra on Lake Como at Cernobbio. According to reports, the new villa may or may not be…
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