In northeastern Italy, in a mountain range slid neatly between Austria and Switzerland, there is an overlooked corner of Italian wine country. It does nothave the lush, easy feeling of Tuscany’s gentle hills.
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There are innumerable reasons to travel. Italian wine, French pastries, Himalayan mountains, Afghan chai, Turkish coffee, the joy of blundering through cultural codes of conduct, the embarrassment of tripping through languages, the gratitude you feel when overwhelmed by the generosity and kindness of strangers.