All Around Italy

It’s hard to find a place not to like in Tuscany, an Italian region rich in food, wine, culture, and picture-perfect landscapes. A region reminiscent of a mosaic, her small borgos and villages coalesce as elements of a stunning big …

Stereotypes are hard to die and they are more complex than we may think. Because if it’s very easy to dismiss them as superficial nonsense, sometimes they do hold a grain of truth, under all that silly fluff.  I don’t …

Life expectancy in Italy is among the highest in the world: with an average of 84.01 years, the Belpaese is the 6th longest-living country in the world, after the famously long-living Far East (Hong Kong and Japan top the list, …

If you think of the cities of Tuscany, Livorno may not immediately spring to mind. With “rivals” like Florence, Siena and Pisa, it couldn’t be more difficult to stand out! Yet, the quaint port city that the great Amedeo Modigliani …

It seems an established trend, especially after the pandemic: the more we progress from a scientific and technological point of view, the more we yearn for living simply. We all read about young up-and-coming professionals leaving the city during the …


Every person who likes to cook will tell you that it’s not uncommon, in the kitchen, to make a lucky mistake: picking up oregano instead of basil, or hazelnuts instead of almonds can lead to interesting variations on well-known classics …

Sarteano is a village of almost 5,000, located in the province of Siena, 525 meters along the slopes of Mount Cetona.  Narrow alleys and beautifully preserved medieval squares made this small but lively settlement in the Senese hills a fantastic …

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Acquasparta is a village of about 5,000 in the Terni province of Umbria, located in the picturesque hills of this beautiful region. Its name derives from the Latin ad aquas partas, or “spread out waters,” because the area has always …

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Mention you’re going to Puglia and chances are people will ask about Bari or Lecce, maybe the Gargano Peninsula or the trulli of Alberobello. But it’s unlikely that anyone will ask you about Barletta. Yet a day trip to this …

Lake Como might well be one of the most spectacular areas of natural and manmade beauty in all of Italy, if not in all the world. Popular villages and towns such as Bellagio, Lecco, Menaggio, and Laglio attract the rich …