SCARY HALLOWEEN BEER: GRINTA FROM TUSCANY

Think Tuscany is all about the Chianti and other grape products? Think again!Italy may not be the first craft beer destination coming to mind for unique brews, and while the title at our blog hints at “Scary Halloween Beer”, we are not talking about this beautiful country’s hoppy brews in general, but one unforgettable drink in particular: The “Grinta” Truffle Beer by Savini Tartufi. Served in the Tuscan countryside with glorious views of vineyards and medieval villages, we thought: How bad can it be? Oh it was bad, really bad, so bad that we took a few bottles home just to share…

iNSIDE EUROPE’S JOURNEY THROUGH FALL FESTS IN GERMANY

Join iNSIDE EUROPE’s quick journey through some of our favorite fall fests in Southern Germany taking place before, during and after the famous Oktoberfest in München.When you seek a translation for the German proverb “Man muss die Feste feiern, wie sie fallen”, the result is “Christmas comes but once a year”. However, this could not be further from the truth. There are thousands of events celebrated throughout the year, often upholding centuries old traditions. Fall is the perfect time, after the summer crowds are gone, to experience authentic celebrations, meet the locals and be merry! Fall is the season of German…

IN ITALY: ROYAL STAY IN ROME

Whether it is your first time to the Eternal City of Rome or you are returning visitor, on our 2017 “BELLISSIMA ITALIA” milestone experience, you are sure to feel “royal“ at Castello della Castellucia, a favorite home away from home and part of the iNSIDE EUROPE sightsleeping collection.Built on the ruins of an ancient Roman villa, between the 10th and 13th centuries by the noble Cancellieri family, and after a turbulent history, the castle has finally bee converted into a four star hotel. The setting in the countryside yet within the city limits of Rome and a short drive to downtown…