Of all the misguided projects and endeavors that Mussolini drummed up and initiated, perhaps the most mind-boggling yet lesser known
Winter in Italy means the perfume of wood burning, sausages sizzling on the spit and quiet evenings gathered around the
Like clockwork the storni (starlings) show up every fall on their migratory path to warmer climates. And like clockwork each
Their bottega, tucked in a side alley off of Via Coronari near Piazza Navona, is as unpretentious as it gets.
Roman cats are celebrities all over the world thanks to the attention they get from visitors at the city’s ancient
In Italy, pretty much all stores that deal with food are by definition what elsewhere one would call a gourmet
A visit to OperaBosco, a team-building sculpture workshop, is an unconventional pleasure. This living museum in northern Lazio advocates use
Well . . . Rome’s public transportation system is not exactly known for its . . ahem, strict adherence to
This medieval “rock-top” town just 30 minutes north of Rome, attracted its current 100 or so residents from all over
Lavatoio simply means “wash house”. Many that were built in the 1850’s in the smaller towns are still fully functional.
Peeping through any other keyhole is considered rude (and might lead to trouble), but there is one in Rome that
Clockwork. Everyday the cannon blast marks noon. After jumping out of your skin (it gets you every time!), you look
Neither the Colosseum nor St.Peter’s dome, the cobblestones or un caffe’. While all these are part and parcel of the
Rucola or rughetta in Roman, arugula in Italian, rocket in English. Call it what you will, but this IS one