Stories from domestic and abroad.
These are stories of a non-writer, more so ramblings of what is outside the shot of the camera frame.
Contained are recipes, escapades, and spiels.
Now that truffle season is coming and it’s getting time to open those bottles of Barolo, I figured I should recap a weekend in the Langhe. Nestled in the south of Piemonte in North‑Western Italy lies the Langhe,…Keep reading
Caffè Pasticceria Piccardo
Imperia, Liguria, Italy | 43°53′N 8°2′E Piazza Dante Alighieri, 2, 18100 Imperia IM, Italy Caffè Pasticceria Piccardo was founded in 1905 by Giacomo Piccardo in Oneglia, now joined with Porto Maurizio creating the City of Imperia. Located in…Keep reading
Cultural Vagabond’s 2020 Gift Guide
Shopping can be difficult, even more so without the ability to easily go browse your local high street. I am here to give a hand with some perfect one-and-done gift ideas. Aspinal of London Travel Watch Roll $100…Keep reading
Amalfi Trousers by Claudio Mariani
It appears to be a trend on Instagram amongst men’s fashion pages: Side-Adjusted High Waisted Trousers. Is this a bad thing? Am I complaining once again about some trend? No. I for one am a big fan of…Keep reading
An often-overlooked part of the Italian coast is the island of Sardinia and the French Island of Corsica in the Tyrrhenian Sea. With the heavy influence of maritime trade, the spread of traditional drinks has extended to other regions…Keep reading
The Caffès of Turin
The great Italian philosopher and novelist Umberto Eco once said “Without Italy, Turin would be more or less the same thing. But without Turin, Italy would be very different.” There are few cities in the world that can…Keep reading
Monaco & its Grand Prix
In memoriam of the 2020 Monaco Grand Prix being cancelled, I decided to look back to the past. While re-watching Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 film To Catch a Thief starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly, I noticed the substantial…Keep reading
Citroën Traction Avant
It is so fascinating to see a beautiful driving example of an early 20th century saloon car in a stunning petrol blue. Although the Citroën Traction Avant is not as iconic as the Roll Royce’s and Mercedes-Benz’s of…Keep reading
A Weekend Away: Seven Sisters, East Sussex, UK
The Seven Sisters’ cliffs in Seaford, East Sussex is a series of ever eroding chalk cliffs facing the English Channel. Due to their romantic aesthetic and their colossal presence, Seven Sisters is one of the most fascinating landmarks…Keep reading