Do you love photography, travel, and tech? This is the blog for you! My name is Raffaella, and this is my home to dive into my little obsessions. From time to time, food and the odd philosophical musing will indeed pop up.
When not exploring what I can do with my camera, lights, exploding balloons, or flaming flowers, you'll find me indulging in fancy cheeses, planning my Next Great Trip, or getting lost with the StumbleUpon button on my browser. I love my family, my pets, new lands, light, fireplaces, cheese, pasta, cheese, pasta (not a typo that those are there twice!), The Princess Bride, The Professional (Luc Besson's not Stallone's), books ("real" or Kindle).... I'll just stop there before I really start a run-away sentence.
I must give credit to Mom for starting me on the path to art & all things creative, Dad for my love of food & Italy, and to big 'Sis for helping me through lots of life's rough stuff with humor, wisdom, & empathy.
In addition to my musings here, I often post new work and experiments on my Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/raffaluce
February 09, 2014
Many familiar Italian culinary delights hail from the Piemonte region: risotto, Nutella, truffles, and of course, wine. But wait, there's more! Grissini, those delightful...Read the Full Post »
February 02, 2014
I grew up around restaurants, as my dad was a chef then eventually a manager. I've spent the better part of 15 years working that industry, for all its pros and cons. One...Read the Full Post »
January 14, 2014
Many travelers to Piemonte are there for the truffles and wine - understandably - but sitting south in the shadow of the popular kids is the comune of Cuneo. The town its...Read the Full Post »
January 08, 2014
We begin our odyssey in Piemonte, the largest continental region of Italy's 20, bested only by the island of Sicily. Here the landscape begins with vertiginous mountains...Read the Full Post »
January 01, 2014
Italy: a petite and whimsically shaped country of a mere 116,000 square miles yet still comprised of 20 diverse regions. It's not hard to decide to choose Italy as your d...Read the Full Post »
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