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Oratino is a quaint little village in the province of Campobasso, Molise. With its 1,450 inhabitants, of which only about 200 live within the old borough, Oratino well embodies the image many of us have of the “traditional Italian hamlet” we learned …

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Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, the energy issue has been one of the most debated in Europe: with large countries almost fully dependent on Russian sources, fears for rising prices and the potential block of Russian energy …

I have spent years living in what we call the “alto Salento” part of Puglia, which means the upper part. Puglia is a very big region, full of little towns to discover and I made it my mission, this past …

Late autumn in the United States sends a wake-up call to intrepid hunters to get up at the crack of dawn, pack their shotguns or rifles and prowl designated fields and woods in search of deer, ducks and other game. …

Pietrapertosa is a small village in the Potenza province of Basilicata, with 1,200 residents. It is beautifully located in the Dolomiti Lucane, a mountain range that shares name and beauty with its more famous cousins, up North. Its name comes …

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Cars, motorcycles, and busses whiz at breakneck speed on the modern roadway that encircles this ancient town. Commerce is healthy here, just as it seems to always have been. Eyes divert, though, to a sea of emerald grass, a solid …

Montecatini Terme is, perhaps, the most famous among all spa towns in Italy. Its historical and natural importance, as well as fame, are such that it became part of the UNESCO World Heritage as one of Europe’s great spa towns. Located …

We don’t need to explain what the idea of Made in Italy is. It stands for a series of key characteristics, quality above them all, but also know-how, attention to detail, and reliability. And while food and fashion are probably what first comes to …

Our favorite time of year to travel is the “off-season”, and we do so frequently, but even we were surprised to find a castle hotel of this caliber for a mere $66. Off-season travel offers many benefits: lower lodging prices, …

It’s been six years since the devastating earthquakes that tore through central Italy, causing death, destruction and pain. People lost their homes, their loved ones and, in many cases, their livelihood; they lost their community, their social network and their …


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