Travel

Situated between France to the north and the Ligurian Sea to the south, Imperia is a mountainous and hilly province part of the Ligurian region.  It shares its name with the coastal capital city that was created in 1923.  Because …

A year and two months since the first Covid-19 case was reported, Italy is still battling the virus. However, things may just have begun looking up: this week, most of the country will be placed in the lowest-risk zona gialla, …

Not farfrom Reggio Calabria, deep into the beautiful Aspromonte National Park  and at the heart of the Griko-speaking area of the region (Griko is a dialect, vestige of the  old presence of the Greeks here), curious travelers will find one …

Rome is holy, Turin is esoteric but Naples is the Italian city with the closest relationship with the Otherworld, in all its forms. It’s not because of what is there physically — although, we will see, there are some spots …

If you have been an English major in university, mentions of Otranto immediately bring to mind the dark, ghostly atmospheres of Horace Walpole’s Castle of Otranto. Surprisingly enough, though, this beautiful town in the region of Puglia, known also for …

The engine idles to off, your feet swing onto the dirty parking lot. A scan of the surroundings isn’t too impressive. An elusive sign or two guide you to the path… Cascate del Mulino this way, they say. The walk …

Have you ever heard of Atrani? Well, if you haven’t, you are in for a pleasant surprise.  Located a mere 1/2 mile from Amalfi (I am sure you are familiar with this one!), Atrani is one of  Italy’s Borghi più …

Tours – Carrara Marble Tour If you happen to find yourself lying on one of the beautiful beaches along the Versilian coast in northern Tuscany, it would be impossible not to admire the majestic Apuan Alps. It would be easy …

The piazza is as Italian as it gets: not as an architectural or urban feature, but rather from a cultural and social point of view. In small villages, it’s where people meet, discuss and buy food, when it’s market day. …

Dozza Imolese is a quaint village of about 6000, that quietly sits on the rolling pre-Apennine hills outside Bologna. One of FAI’s most beautiful borghi, its name may fail to evoke any memory of important works of art or historical …