October 15 2012 / Food & Wine

Regina Rossa of Tropea

Tropea, Calabria

Ever heard of Regina Rossa of Tropea? No? Well, in most, if not all Italian kitchens, Regina Rossa (red queen) who

March 22 2012 / Places

The Pollino – A Secret Worth Keeping

Reggio Calabria, Calabria

The Pollino Mountains – Calabria’s youngest and Italy’s largest national park – stretches through northern Calabria into neighboring Basilicata. The

February 28 2012 / Places

Mystery Monastery

Morano Calabro, Calabria

If you’ve ever traveled south on the A3 Highway through Calabria, you might have noticed ancient ruins looming above the

February 13 2012 / Places

Vibo Valentia

Vibo Valentia, Calabria

Vibo Valentia, the capital of Calabria’s smallest and youngest province, is located between Pizzo and Tropea on Calabria’s Tyrrhenian Coast.

July 1 2011 / Places

Tempting Tropea

Tropea, Calabria

Tropea is one of the most famous names in Calabria travel and is known throughout the south for its sparkling

June 13 2008 / Local Interest

Scalea’s Hidden Treasure


Named after the Italian word scale (steps or stairs), Scalea sits on a step terraced cliff packed right up against

April 30 2008 / Art & Archaeology

Le Castella, Calabria


What do Greek mythology, majestic sand castles, and Turkish warships have in common? The answer lies in an almost-forgotten land,

October 19 2007 / Food & Wine

Nduja: A Little Taste of Heaven


Another one of those mind-boggling Italian culinary creations, just the thought of ‘nduja (pronounced n-doo-ya, from the French andouille) makes