Travel

Ospedale degli Innocenti: The Hospital of the Innocents

February 2018 |
Lo Spedale degli Innocenti, oggi Museo degli Innocenti è una delle opere più significative della Firenze quattrocentesca. L’edificio, situato di fronte alla piazza della Santissima Annunziata con la sua loggia, fu progettato da Filippo Brunelleschi...

Opera dei Pupi: an Italian Tradition You Can Still Find in Sicily

February 2018 |
Hundreds of eyes followed me as I explored the Museum di Pupi (Antonio Pasqualino International Puppet Museum) in Palermo Italy. In 2008, the Unesco intangible heritage list of cultural traditions in danger of extinction...

"Nijao," Italians!

February 2018 |
Quella cinese rappresenta una delle comunità di immigrati più numerose in Italia e, probabilmente, la meno conosciuta. Per quanto riguarda la distribuzione territoriale, le province con più cittadini cinesi sono Milano, Firenze, Roma e Prato anche...

"My Secret Italy: A Girl's Guide to Intimate Italy"

February 2018 |
“My Secret Italy. Percorsi e luoghi del cuore delle italiane moderne” è una guida nata dalla collaborazione di tre scrittrici italiane che condividono i luoghi meno noti che si possono trovare sapendo dove e come cercare, offre un nuovo approccio...

Matera: Light and Serendipity

January 2018 |
The blinding white of the complex contrasted the deep brown of wet earth all around upon our arrival. It seemed almost like a mirage, but it was all true. Before us an expanse of whiteness and homes almost glued to each other. We were all aware...

Santa Maria degli Angeli in Festa

January 2018 |
Just below Assisi, in Santa Maria degli Angeli, the guild of St. Anthony (Compagnia di Sant’Antonio) was formed at the time of the construction of the 17th century Basilica, built over the site where St. Francis of Assisi died in 1226. The...

Moving to Sicily: 5 Essential Tips

December 2017 |
There are lessons and lessons in life. There are those that are pure beauty and inspiration, those we must all face as growing pains, those that were totally unplanned, but you were meant to face to become stronger, and, lastly, there are those...

Cooking with the Sicilians

December 2017 |
The New York Times Journeys experience is offering curious travelers who love Sicilian cuisine a “Cooking with the Sicilians” exclusive trip next year. Departing on May 29 and Sept. 16, 2018, travelers will experience a 9-day journey delving into...

Capracotta: An Italian Town that Refuses to Disappear

November 2017 |
Many of the villages and small towns that our ancestors left when they came to America are in jeopardy of vanishing. According to informed sources, 6,000 Italian ghost towns are already totally or partially abandoned.  To kick off its...
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