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Sitting just 13 miles outside of Rome is Frascati, one of the small towns known in the region of the Castelli Romani for its villas built by noble families in the 16th century. But one of the best reasons to …

Capodimonte porcelain represents a significant chapter in the history of Italian art. Dating back to the mid-18th century and known for its incredibly detailed designs, even the Louvre wanted to showcase its beauty, as demonstrated by the exhibition currently gracing …

Crecchio is a small village located in the province of Chieti, within the Abruzzo region in central Italy, known for its well-preserved historical features, including its striking castle. It is also a member of the I Borghi più Belli d’Italia (The Most Beautiful …

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Discovering little-known gems in my own country has become a bit of a hobby: I’ve been making a list, and I am planning to start visiting them this spring. First of all, traveling is fun, and then… who knows, they …

Bobbio is a charming small town located in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, within the province of Piacenza. Nestled in the valley of the Trebbia River, it is about 45 kilometers (28 miles) southwest of the provincial capital. The town …

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With its history, culture, and culinary delights, Italy knows how to embrace the magic of Christmas like few other places in the world and here, just like everywhere else in the world, the holiday season is a time of joy, …

December is a month filled with Christian religious festivals, celebrated with profound devotion on the island of Sicily. These festivities could be seen as precursors to Christmas, as the island tradition integrates them into a celebration that is not solely …

Recently, while browsing the net, I stumbled upon an article by Nick Kampouris in Greek Reporter that tickled my interest about the close ties between Greek and Italian cultures. Mind, that we and the Greeks are culturally close is something we all learn when …

Monteleone d’Orvieto is a lovely hamlet located in the Umbria region, not far from the border with Tuscany. The closest larger town is Città della Pieve, about 10 kilometers away, which is itself a little jewel of art and history. …

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Nestled above the valley, on the southern slope of Mount Subasio, lies the ancient hill town of Spello, surely one of Italy’s prettiest. Around every corner, down every winding street and alleyway, are stunning photos just waiting to be taken.  …


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