Eleonora Baldwin is a travel writer living in Rome. She is a food and lifestyle writer, journalist, blogger and Italian culinary/travel show host. She provides private culinary tours of Rome and city outskirts for small groups. She has written, edited and contributed to numerous travel and lifestyle publications, and her writing appears regularly in several online food columns. Stephen Brewer has been a travel journalist for almost three decades, penning several books on a wide array of countries, as well as New York City. As an editor and writer, he has focused on European coverage for such magazines as Connoisseur, Esquire and Geo. He resides in New York City. Sasha Heseltine is a travel writer living in London. She has circled the globe, feeding orphaned wallabies on South Australia's Kangaroo Island, getting lost off-roading in the Sierra Nevada, dining with manta rays in the Maldives and hot-air ballooning in eastern Poland. Back home in the UK, she reviews hotels and restaurants for local media, and writes about her travels for international print and online publications. Stephen Keeling has been traveling to Italy since 1985 (when a serving of gelato was 1000 lire), and covering his favorite nation for Frommer's since 2007. He has written for The Independent, Daily Telegraph, various travel magazines, and numerous travel guides as well as authored the award-winning Frommer's Family Travel Guide to Tuscany and Umbria. Stephen resides in New York City. Mary Novakovich is an award-winning travel writer and journalist and a member of the British Guild of Travel Writers. She has been writing extensively about France and her other specialist countries for 15 years for The Independent, The Guardian, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, BBC, France Magazine and CNN, among others. She has also written guidebooks for Frommer's, Berlitz and Insight Guides. She resides in Hertfordshire, UK. Megan McCaffrey-Guerrera's love affair with Italy began on her first visit at age 13. After a few decades and over a dozen trips to Italy, Megan made the move in 2003, making roots in the seaside village of Lerici on the Italian Riviera. She owns and operates, along with her Italian husband, Luigi, a boutique travel company specializing in customized trips all over Italy.In addition, she writes about Italy for several travel websites and travel guides. In 2012, she received her "Travel Associate" certification from the prestigious Travel Institute. Off duty favorite activities include cooking up a storm to satisfy the household "black hole"( Luigi), learning to be a good "mamma" to baby Pietro, yoga and Mediterranean swims. She lives in Liguria, Italy. Donald Strachan is a writer and journalist who has written about Italy for publications worldwide, including National Geographic Traveller, the Guardian, Sunday Telegraph, Independent and others. He resides in London.