Five places to see in Apulia


Apulia is a southern region that forms the heel of the Italian boot. It is famous for the white villages, for its countryside with an ancient flavor, its wonderful beaches. One of the most famous symbols of Apulia is the Trulli, the cone-shaped stone buildings of Alberobello, which we discussed in this article. This time Read More

The Cinque Terre


In Italy, in Liguria, there is a unique place that at least once in life is worth visiting, the Cinque Terre National Park. Five beautiful villages overlooking a cobalt blue sea, with very clean waters. From west to east they are: Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Behind the Read More

The Perfect Holiday in Brescia


Brescia is the perfect city in Italy for an all around holiday.  Everything you may wish to do while on vacation is nearby this beautiful town situated between Milan and Verona. Looking for a trip on the mountains? Brescia, with its northern part of the province will just amaze you! If you want to ski Read More

Stained Glass Studio in Perugia, Capital of Umbria


We toured Museo Laboratorio Studio Moretti Caselli located in Perugia.  Just before opening the door to the studio there was this cute walkway.  I love all the stone and ancient buildings in Italy.  There is so much character in any Italian city or village. Maddalena Forenza is the daughter and current owner and her mother is Read More

San Gemini Italy known for its mineral water spring


Recently I had the privilege to go on a tour with travel professionals and journalists to Umbria Region in Italy.  Umbria, know as green heart of Italy. One visit was San Gemini a cute little village, province of Terni, with about 4500 inhabitants. San Gemini is known for its mineral water spring and well-known for its Read More

6 Reasons Why Italy Should Be Your 2017 Destination


If you haven’t traveled to one of the most magical places on earth, it’s long overdue. No one should live their lives deprived of experiencing the sheer beauty and history that Italy has to offer. But as though you actually needed us to twist your arm, here are 6 reasons why Italy should be this year’s Read More

Verona, a city to fall in love with


“There is no world for me outside the walls of Verona, except purgatory, torture, and hell itself. So to be banished from Verona is like being banished from the world, and being banished from the world is death.” –  William Shakespeare   Worldwide known to be one of the most romantic cities all over the Read More

The Year of Roberto Burri in Italy and beyond


Roberto Burri  would have celebrated his 100th birthday on March 12, 2015.   The great informal artist who, thru his lifelong searching on poorest materials – like Jute bags, plastic and tar left a very important contribution to the international artistic panorama of the second world war. The whole year 2015 will be a celebration for Read More

Rome and the Year of the Divine Mercy


December 8th will be the start of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of the Divine Mercy announced by Pope Francis.  What a better opportunity to walk into Rome like millions of pilgrims and saints did in the past! The Via Francigena was the path that connected Canterbury to  Rome. A beautiful way across the countryside of Italy Read More

Top 4 Things to See in Florence


Considered as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is full of history and heritage. With its incredible architecture and numerous monuments, the UNESCO declared its historic centre as a World Heritage Site in 1982. Attracting millions of visitors every year, Florence and its sumptuous treasures are waiting for you. To get you started, here are Read More