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The Charioteer of Mozia: meeting the Greek Youth in Siciliy

There are many Greek treasures in Sicily and one of these is on a little island off the coast of Marsala, Mozia. Here, in a small museum that you...

The stunning piazza del Duomo of Pistoia

If you are ever in Pistoia, a beautiful town in Tuscany, don't miss the Piazza del Duomo, dominated by the cathedral and lined with other stunning...

Caffé Umbria educates and builds for the future

Poised for growth in 2017, Seattle based cof fee roastery Caffè Umbria opens its first Training Lab, to share three generations of coffee knowledge w...

The benefits of kissing like an Italian

My wife says I'm a great kisser. Perhaps it's because I've had lots of practice before she came into my life. (Only joking, lovey!) But perhaps it's...
Il salotto di Trieste e l’incanto della piazza aperta più grande d’Europa

Il salotto di Trieste e l’incanto della piazza aperta più grande d’Europa

Una visita alla città giuliana, capoluogo della regione Friuli Venezia Giulia, non può che cominciare dal magnifico Castello di Miramare, preziosa...

Cooking with Nonna: Chiacchiere alla Barese

It's almost Carnevale, and Carnevale, in Italy, means chiacchiere! Learn how to make these delciious treats with Nonna!

Grignolino Wine: a great find in Torino

Have you ever tried a bottle of Grignolino D’Asti wine? It is relatively easy to find on a visit to Turin. It complements many regional foods well,...

Relax and beauty in Sperlonga

Pretty whitewashed houses, narrow alleys and delightful little piazzas: Sperlonga, a quaint maritime village perched on the sides of Monte Magno in...
International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

During World War II roughly 8,000 Italian Jews were deported from their families and from their country by the fascist regime which was acting in...

Central Italy shakes again

Four earthquakes have struck Central Italy on Wednesday. The first tremor was felt around 10:25 am local time and it made buildings as far as Rome...

Avalanche hits hotel in Central Italy

There seem to be no end to the terrible earthquakes in Central Italy: Wednesday the earth shook again, four times, with devastating results. The...
Selinunte

Selinunte: The Glory that was Greece…in Sicily

Selinunte is located in southwestern Sicily, in the province of Trapani. Once one of Greece’s most important colonies, as it has for centuries,...

Pienza: the perfect Tuscan hilltown

Ok... I'm going to ask you all to be quiet about what I'm going to tell you, and insist you don't share this information... but in my opinion, Pienza...

BURRI Prometheia - 40th Anniversary of the Grande Nero Cretto

SYMPOSIUM, PERFORMANCE, FILM SCREENINGS, MULTIMEDIA INSTALLATION January 9th and 10th, 2017 In 2016, concluding its most extensive retrospective ever...

The Calabrese Ghost Town of Pentedattilo

In a land ravaged by earthquakes, floods and volcanoes from time to time, it's no wonder that in Italy, one will occasionally discover one of the...

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