“It is not necessarily at home that we best encounter our true selves. The furniture insists that we cannot change because it does not; the domestic setting keeps us tethered to the person we are in ordinary life, who may not be who we essentially are.” ― Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel He...Read More
This is the story of how I fell in love with Lake Como, from India with love! “Did you say Lake Como?” “The Lake Como?” I reconfirmed when my husband, on my first trip to Italy in 2008, told me that we were going to Como, the largest town on Lake Como, the day after....Read More
The best part about working in tourism on Lake Como is getting up early in the morning. Most people moan and groan when the alarm screams. Not us! After a good dose of espresso (or two), we’re ready to go. Whatever the destination; Varenna, Lecco, Cernobbio or Como, arriving to town it is always like seeing it for the first time. The...Read More
Before Experiential Tourism became a catch phrase for the travel industry, Elena Pettinicchio and Laura Sanvito of Lake Como Food Tours had been offering unique experiences to travelers looking to delve into local culture. It was 2012 when Elena and Laura, both young mothers at the time, met at the after school children’s park. While the children played, the moms struck up polite...Read More
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