Casa di Langa Launches World’s First Hotel Truffle Concierge

Casa di Langa, a newly opened hotel in the Piedmont region of Italy, has recently announced the launch of what is thought to be the world’s first-ever hotel truffle concierge as well as a program of truffle-themed culinary experiences. Debuting in time for Italy’s fall white truffle season, the Casa di Langa truffle concierge invites guests to utilize the hotel’s connections with some of the country’s most renowned suppliers – and of course, its own truffle estate – for exclusive truffle procurement. The 39-room hotel also has a specialist chiller dedicated solely to storing guests’ truffles with the utmost care and respect in order to preserve their quality before they are shipped back to guests’ homes. Alongside the all-new truffle

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Travel in Trentino

Editor’s Note: We’re all dreaming of travel ahead. Here’s some inspiration for future adventures. We share places, products and activities we recommend. If you make a purchase using a link on our site, we may earn a commission. Trentino, Italy does not readily pop into mind for those contemplating an Italian sojourn. Tuscany, most certainly, Umbria, Sicily — but Trentino? To mention this mountainous province tends to invite head scratching: “Trentino … where is Trentino?” Look to Italy’s far northeast corner, tucked into the shadow of the jagged limestone peaks of the famed Dolomites. To the west, Lombardy; Veneto to the east; Austria bordering the north. Trentino, Italy is full of charming towns with stunning backdrops What to See & Do

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Visiting Italy? Stay at an Albergo Diffuso

The hotel’s main entrance, seen at night (photo by Freddy Sherman) Italy is filled with amazing hotels, large and small, from budget to seriously expensive. One of the best places to stay is in what’s called an “Albergo Diffuso.” This type of hotel, found across Italy, means what it’s name implies, a diffused or scattered hotel (“albergo” means hotel). Usually set in small towns, these are boutique hotels where the accommodations are spread out across different (usually historic) buildings throughout the town. The concept was developed in the 1980s to draw tourists to less-visited towns and areas. The courtyard of the Hotel Mannois in Orosei (photo courtesy of Hotel Mannois) On my recent adventure to the Italian island of Sardinia,

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