Commissioned by a Pope, designed by an architect, created by a Belgian artist, the fountain of Neptune is one of the symbols of Bologna.
Here are 5 curious stories that hard to find on your pocket Lonely Planet.
Bologna is spoiled with new bars and great young bartenders eager to show their finest cocktails.
Whether you're looking for somewhere to stop off for a pre-party cocktail, or wanting the perfect spot for an evening, here's the list of the best cocktail bar in Bologna.
The quantity and quality of bookshops can tell a lot about a city and the people who live it.
Vintage librerie like Nanni or new format that combine books and food, like Modo Infoshop: here's my selection of the most unique bookshops of Bologna.
My hopeless cholesterol won't like this post.
But Parmigiano Reggiano in Bologna is in every house, in every fridge and on the top of every serious pasta.
Some people call it the king of cheese: the truth is that in one name you find very different kind of cheese with different usage.
So take some time, fill a glass with lambrusco and be ready to update your recipe notebook.
When I was a kid Bologna was my city of dreams.
Dinosaurs in cinemas, dinosaurs in toy shops, real dinosaurs in a museum!
My Jurassic age has gone, but if you're planning a few days in Bologna with your children here are my suggestions to make them WOOOOW like I did.
He hated brunch and loved Negroni.
Visited 120 countries and ate in best and worst places on the planet.
He was a TV star, but he always said his truth about food.
Anthony Bourdain visited Bologna and Emilia Romagna in 2012 for his show No reservations.
He won't come again but he left us a great document about the food of our land.
Let's track down the places he visited.