Another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The Revenge
Hiking the mountainside trails that run along the vast, turquoise Ligurian sea in the Cinque Terre National Park is a
Here’s another note on Milan, the beautiful city that is the setting of our recently published gastronomic murder mystery, The
The chickens are roaming around in the garden below the terrace where I am sitting. They must be very happy,
Medieval churches and hilltop castles crowning gently curving slopes – emerald green in springtime, sprinkled with wildflowers like confetti –
We were on retreat in Lucca. A friend suggested we travel to the hillsides surrounding Lucca to see a couple
The North-Eastern corner of Sardegna is justifiably famous for it’s azure waters and ruggedly beautiful coastline, but just 19km inland
An olive tree somewhere in Umbria purported to be 1,700 hundred years old? The oldest olive tree in the region?
Every summer tourists descend upon Rome without fail, but perhaps the true sign of summer is the arrival of another
Populonia, the only Etruscan city built on the sea, is safe from developers as well as released from its past
There are places in Italy that are simply magic. Portovenere is certainly one of these. The colorful facades of the
Why visit a famous garden at this time of year? Well, if it’s beautiful now, just think how glorious it
Although Villa Taranto is impressive in April, when 40,000 tulips are in bloom, it is at the end of the
Among other things, the pope is a celebrity like any other, with paparazzi and the press hounding his every move.
On the north east coast of Sicily, Etna’s presence is ubiquitous. A black smoking giant, the locals believe it alive,
In 1957, an Italian engineer and amateur archaeologist named Erno Bellante was working on a road in the resort town
People everywhere associate the cypress tree with Italy. The Etruscans, who were present in Italy for at least 500 years,
Lovers of central Italy usually flock to Assisi (St. Francis), Orvieto (great white wine) or Perugia (chocolate, among other treasures).
“Well, you know, every farm needs a tractor. And Amadeus is ours,” said Giovanni Scaglione as he walked us around
Genoa may be one-third of Italy’s “industrial triangle”, however its location on the Italian Riviera is not wasted.The Nervi quartiere
Built upon ancient Roman ruins, the Gardens of Augustus were situated high atop a southerly facing cliff with a sheer