LIFE & PEOPLE

Venezia and Viareggio are the most famous, but there are other historically significant Carnevali around Italy, Putignano, Cento, and Fano being, perhaps, the names we are more familiar with. We are talking about events with a long history and that, …

The world of winemaking never fails to surprise. After wines aged under seawater, of which we spoke in these very pages a few months ago, it’s now time to meet heroic wines.  In their name, heroic wines pay tribute to …

I’ll be honest, there aren’t many artists in the world of photography who manage to capture the essence of a moment as evocatively as Marco Secchi. A maestro with the camera, Marco’s journey in photography began when he was a …

The idea is not mine, it belongs to Stefania Mastrosimone who, a while back, wrote an article for Vanilla Magazine about this topic: in ancient Rome, walls were the equivalent of our social media. And oh! how right she is! While today we …

Italy’s record-breaking feats are a fascinating blend of the expected and the unexpected. Renowned for its contributions to art and culture, the nation also shines in areas that might surprise many.  My customary research journey to find interesting topics for …


Sardinia usually conjures images of Mediterranean beach vacations, where blue-green waters lap at shores and celebrities float their yachts along the harbor of la Costa Smeralda. While that is a part of the island scene, it’s not the reality for most …

We can call them “homes of the fairies” or “homes of the witches,” if we are so inclined. In Sardinia, however, they are known as Domus de Janas, and they are the latest treasure to be officially proposed for inclusion …

The life and legacy of Mother Cabrini now a major motion picture The legacy of Italian migrants to the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries offers a timeless lesson on resilience and the power of community. …

Getting to know an artist through their works is an encounter that sometimes offers the opportunity to understand their art, to place them in the time they lived, to imagine their personality, especially if they are no longer in this …

Gaeta is a picturesque town on the Tyrrhenian coast of Italy known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and breathtaking natural landscapes, which make it a beloved tourist destination. Located in the Lazio region, in the province of Latina, Gaeta …

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