Tag: B&B’s and Inn’s

Villa di Piazzano

When I asked Lori what she wanted for her birthday this year she said she’d like to go to Tuscany and visit our friends at the Villa di Piazzano. We’ve been to the Villa many times and always return because to leave the Villa is like leaving relatives behind...

Ristorante Walter Redaelli, Bettolle, Tuscany, Italy

Back home on the ranch in the Cortona area of Tuscany, we decided to try some new places.  We had a conversation with Alessandra the owner of Villa di Piazzano inquiring about any new and exciting restaurants in the area.  She recommended Walter Redaelli.  Coincidentally, we ran into her...

Ristorante Babette, Tuscany, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy

Prior to our visit to Tuscany we had discussed some new restaurants in the area with our local friends Bianca and Enzo. They had mentioned a place had opened but they have not tried it yet.  So prior to leaving Lori decided we are all going to Babette.  Locate...

Sundy House, Delray Beach FL

[flickrset id=”72157630485961106″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] Driving up to the Sundy House is like driving up to a quaint B&B locate in a tropical paradise. They have an elaborate Sunday Brunch buffet inclusive of Champagne and Bloody Marys. The food quality and preparation are very good. I enjoyed everything with...

Villino di Porparano, Parma, Italy

[flickrset id=”72157627990620052″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] A lovely B&B ten minutes from the center of Parma. Only two years old this property has all the modern conveniences and nice size bathrooms. The owner Elna is very helpful and accommodating. We would highly recommend it. Viillino di Porporano...

Hotel Stella d’Italia, S.Mamette, Italy (Lake Lugano/Cuomo)

[flickrset id=”72157626827880324″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] In the small town (one cafe, one bar, one shop,one hotel/restaurant and one horse) of S.Mamette Italy is located the charming family owned and operated INN and restaurant Hotel Stella d’Italia. This hotel has been in the Ortelli family for four generations. Located on...

Capricci di Merion, Umbria, (Tuscan border) Italy

[flickrset id=”72157626706464233″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] This year when making arrangements for our annual pilgrimage to Tuscany (Cortona Area), we were discussing places to stay with our Italian friends and they recommended a place a bit off the beaten path in Tuoro sul Trasimemo.  Il Capricci di Merion. Please don’t...

Buttermilk Falls INN, Milton, NY

[flickrset id=”72157623115284064″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] Buttermilk Falls INN, Milton, NY 220 North Road, Milton, New York (NY) 12547 In the car escaping the hurricanes a few years ago, we discovered the ButterMilk Falls Inn and SPA.   As you can tell from the photos we were lucky enough to...

Palazzo del Capitano

[flickrset id=”72157622360159848″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”medium”] Located in the center of the small Tuscan town of San Quirico d’Orcia is this charming boutique hotel Palazzo dell Capitano. San Quirico is conveniently located near MONTALCINO, PIENZA, MONTEPULCIANO making it a nice hub for wine tasting. The room we stayed  in was rather...