Travel

Assisi’s Monastero di San Quirico: A WWII Refuge

March 2021 |
Ironically, just steps away from Assisi’s Museo della Memoria, 1943-1944 which recounts the story of the salvation of Jewish refugees in Assisi in WWII, you will pass the entrance to one of the convents where many of the Holocaust survivors were...

The Vera da Pozzo in Venice

March 2021 |
Away from the tourist sites in Venice, one finds the neighborhoods where locals work, shop and raise their families. Roam the calle that lead you to a campi or corti where children play and seniors sit and chat with their neighbors. Often the route...

The Symbolic Frescoes of Spello

March 2021 |
Una chiesa Umbra, in provincia Perugia, è un sito sacro molto bello. Anche se la data della costruzione della chiesa non sia certa, si crede sia del tredicesimo secolo. Un pittore, Pinturicchio, è conosciuto per le scene bibliche e storie sulle...

Calabria Treasures

March 2021 |
 Offering Vintage Home Goods to Revive Memories and Help South Italy’s Struggling Economy Calabria Treasures is the brainchild of Barbara Aiello and Lidia Cosentino, two Calabrian women who are dedicated to helping their own Italian village...

Molise: A Region of Special Beauty and Undiscovered Richness

February 2021 |
In his book “The History of Molise & Abruzzo Italy,” Giuseppe Ferrone describes Molise as “a sanctuary of peace and natural beauty, a land of unspoiled nature, stunningly diverse landscapes, amazing history and traditions, delicious local wine...

Terni: The “Love City” of Umbria

February 2021 |
Terni è la “Città dell'Amore” nella regione Umbria. Ha preso questo soprannome perché il vescovo Valentino fu martirizzato a Terni. Valentino è conosciuto come il santo patrono dell’amore perché aiutò un soldato pagano e una ragazza cattolica con...

52 Things to See and Do in Basilicata

February 2021 |
Travel to the “other Italy” – the one without crowds, tourist-trap restaurants, or smog-chugging tour buses. The southern region of Basilicata is one of Italy’s least-known, but is a place of natural splendor, unchanged hill towns,...

The Many Reasons to Visit Catania, Sicily

February 2021 |
Quali sono le ragioni per cui una persona dovrebbe visitare Catania? Ecco qualche esempio: L'aeroporto si trova 15 minuti dalla città. Catania si trova al centro della costa orientale della Sicilia con tante strutture dell'eredità greca. Puoi...

The Lustrous Lustre Maiolica of Umbria

January 2021 |
The lustre maiolica in the Umbria region of Italy are treasures I hope everyone gets to see at some point in their lifetime. Maiolica is tin-glazed pottery decorated in colors on a white background. The most renowned maiolica dating to the...
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