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Catherine Sabino has worked for magazines in Italy and the US, and was editor-in-chief of Forbes Special Interest Publications, Gotham Magazine and Four Seasons Magazine, a travel and lifestyle publication. In addition to living and going to school in Italy, she has written two books on Italian design, published by Crown/Clarkson Potter, and has produced features from many regions in Italy and countries in Europe. Her focus is on travel in Italy and Western Europe.

Articles by csabino

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 05:06
In many urban settings the most “happening” neighborhoods are often a distance from the traditional heart of a city—think Williamsburg, Brooklyn in Ne…
Tue, 05/15/2018 - 03:19
While some form of ice cream can be traced to ancient times, the gelato and sorbet we know today have origins in a more recent past. A version of sorb…
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 03:20
Extraordinary settings with rich histories, delectable cuisine, and swoon-worthy views are just some of the reasons to check them out now. ATRANI, Ama…
Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:26
The gardens of the Amalfi Coast are among the most beautiful in the world, sharing their landscape splendor with extraordinary coastal views. Here are…
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:22
Liguria’s coastal resorts are holiday meccas in summer but in spring and fall (or any time) the borghi of the region’s hilly and mountainous surroundi…
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:21
These five restaurants serve up the past with delicious menus and evocative settings. LA CAMPANA Rome’s oldest restaurant, La Campana, is celebrating…
Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:04
For visitors seeking to escape the armies of tourists that descend on Venice each year there is an easy solution and it doesn’t involve traveling to L…
Mon, 01/29/2018 - 05:34
Tuscany without the crowds is every traveler’s dream and your chances of finding it increase dramatically when you seek out some of the region’s lesse…
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 04:39
For visitors to Tuscany in winter, there are some very nice benefits to make up for the chilly temps—fewer tourists, reduced hotel rates, and even the…
Wed, 12/27/2017 - 13:25
Italy’s breads are as varied as its pastas, wines, and cheeses, with some 350 officially recognized types happily consumed in the country’s 20 regions…
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:46
Cover photo credit: Fototeca Trentino Sviluppo S.p.A. Foto di Arturo Cuel You might want to visit the Trentino Alto Adige for skiing, hiking, or touri…
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 02:12
The Trentino Alto Adige offers extraordinary scenery, great skiing and Alpine villages that blend the best of Italian and Austrian culture and cuisine…
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:29
Among the 450 or or types of cheeses found in Italy, a dozen or so, including mozzarella, ricotta, parmigiano, gorgonzola and pecorino have gained int…
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:32
For an authentic glimpse of other-era Italy, a visit to the country’s small, sometimes very small hill towns (with populations under 1000 and requirin…
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 03:06
Federico Fellini liked his minestrone served with a dollop of whiskey, according to culinary star Nigella Lawson (who recommends a lacing of vermouth…
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:08
Long before George Clooney wooed Amal here, Lake Como’s bona fides as a romantic destination, immortalized both in literature and in the chronicles of…
Sun, 09/24/2017 - 17:46
The glories of Rome extend to its countryside, where magnificent gardens, many dating to the 16th century, flourish to this day. Leon Battista Alberti…
Tue, 09/12/2017 - 00:57
Rome’s vast artistic heritage and Baroque splendor make it one of the most visited destinations in the world. In the last century the city’s house mus…
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 05:52
Campania may be best known for its splendid Amalfi Coast resorts, archaeological sites like Pompeii and Herculaneum, and scrumptious rustic cooking, b…
Wed, 08/23/2017 - 14:16
From the 13th century to Italian unification in 1861 Naples was the seat of far-reaching kingdoms, whose territories included the regions of Southern…