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How to lunch like a local in Rome, Florence and Venice

It’s hard for travelers to Italy to encounter the country they’ve dreamed of. Anyone can cruise the Colosseum or stroll the Spanish Steps. What’s...

Gubbio's Corsa dei Ceri

On May 15 th the city of Gubbio celebrates La Corsa Dei Ceri, an ancient procession marking the eve of the death of Bishop Ubaldo Baldassini,...

Cherries and Cheesecake: a cherished Roman treat

When in Rome, eat ricotta cheesecake. Technically, ricotta is not a cheese. Meaning "re-cooked" in Italian, this fluffy latticino is a cheese by-...

Eroica Montalcino bike ride and festival in May

News has traveled around the world about the Eroica bike events in Tuscany. L’Eroica is growing in popularity as well as continuing to provide...

Sea & Sun: Italy’s Secret Shores

Bound on three sides by water, Italy is a beach lover’s paradiso . But -- come summer -- Italians skip the tourist meccas of the Amalfi Coast and...

Medieval beauty of Montalbano

The castle, dominating the tortuous medieval urban fabric of Montalbano, is the most recognizable landmark of this charming village, along with the...

Discovering Castellabate in Cilento

Located within the National Park of Cilento, the old town of Castellabate has been recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site. Narrow streets,...

Altomonte, Calabrian beauty

Altomonte is a village that instantly charms with its stairways and alleys and the stunning Church della Consolazione, the best example of Gothic-...

The maze of alleys in Castelsardo

Perched on a promontory with stunning views of the sea, Castelsardo is famous for the Casteddu quarter, a maze of narrow alleys that run across the...

Otranto, pure beauty Apulia-style

The scenic walled town of Otranto in Apulia is fascinating and rich in history: its stone paved streets, its alleys leading to the sea, and its...

Celebrate Pasquetta with FAI

FAI - the National Trust for Italy - is op ening some special properties for the occasion of Pasquetta , the Easter Monday holiday in Italy. This...

The Salone del Mobile opens in Milano

From April 4th to the 9th, The Milan Furniture Fair will take place at the Fiera Milano Rho. Know as "Salone Internazione del Mobile" or just "il...

The amazing Festa di Sant'Agata

On this episode of You, Me and Sicily highlights from the Festa di Saint Agatha in Catania, one of the biggest religious festivals in the world!
Piazza del Quirinale, Rome, 2017 - copyright Irene Kung

Rome through the eyes of Irene Kung

Irene Kung ’s solo show just opened at the Galleria Valentina Bonomo at via del Portico d’Ottavia 13, Rome. The show will close on May 20th, so there...

Pasta e Piselli with Cooking with Nonna

Rossella and her Nonna teach us to make a wonderful pasta with peas - perfect for spring!

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