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The Fortress of the Verrucole

The Fortress of the Verrucole

Studentessa Matta explore the Medieval world at the Fortezza delle Verrucole. Ever since I was a little girl, I have dreamed of lords and ladies and...
Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani (Part 2)

Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani (Part 2)

The second part of Susan's story about Masseria Provenzani. Mamma Giulia, the chef imperial at the masseria, is never far from the kitchen. She sure...
Ventotene is one of the Ponziane islands

Italy’s Ventotene Island ~ This Tiny Package Holds Big Surprises (Part Two)

Susan's trip to Ventotene goes on and she helps us learn more about local traditions and foods. The next day for lunch, we were greeted with big...
Lispida Castle

Monselice: Lispida Castle

In the Castel of Lispida, surrounded by the foothills of Monselice, is produced a totally natural wine with an archaic method dated back to three...
Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani

Puglia’s Tranquil Masseria Provenzani (Part 1)

My first authentic taste of Puglia was at Masseria Provenzani, located north of Lecce in Casalabate. A masseria is a fortified farmhouse in the...
The Biellese

Around Italy: The Biellese

The Province of Biella (Italian: Provincia di Biella) is a province of Italy located in Piedmont. It was created in 1992 and its capital is the city...

Italy’s Ventotene Island ~ This Tiny Package Holds Big Surprises (Part One)

During her vacation to Italy, Susan takes us around hidden places, experiencing a variety of food and culture. If the best things in life come in...

Cinque Terre: Monesteroli

Welcome to the Patagonia of Cinque Terre National Park: Monesteroli! Monesteroli is a spontaneous village on the top of a hill, so remote that isn't...
Spacca Napoli – The Heart of Naples

Spacca Napoli – The Heart of Naples

Noisy, chaotic, vibrant, intense, colorful, edgy, and authentic. Naples oozes reality of life in Italy. Hovering over this city from an almost...
Lonely Planet Picks Venice As One of The 2016 Top Destinations This Summer

Lonely Planet Picks Venice As One of The 2016 Top Destinations This Summer

The International Travel Guide, Lonely Planet, picked ten stunning European destinations that should be on travellers’ bucket list this summer: top...

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