“My grandfather had a dream: becoming successful in America. I am part of that dream, and I am part of Giovinazzo, where my father, my grandfather and my grandmother were born.” These aren’t the words of any Italian-American, one that comes back to the motherland during the Summer to find a bit of him or herself and visit what is left of the family...

Some of Italy’s best-known destinations lie beyond its fabled mainland, with islands like Capri and Ischia drawing millions to their photogenic coasts each year. But when you want to escape the throngs and help deal with over-tourism (even two years ago Capri’s mayor told The Telegraph he worried about his island “exploding” from all the visitors),...

La famiglia Conahan Benedetta, Jim e Jessina per la prima volta a Molfetta, nella città dei nonni i coniugi Minervini, emigrati negli anni ‘60 negli States. “Siamo rimasti davvero incantati nel conoscere le bellezze della città dei nostri genitori ”. Grazie alla costante collaborazione con l’associazione Oll Muvi, ai più conosciuta come I Love Molf...

Most travelers visiting Italy have dreams of days filled with pizza, pasta, and gelato. While you should definitely indulge in these well-known treats during your stay in Italy (since they’re the best in the world here), you might also like to broaden your horizons and sample some Italian delicacies that aren’t so common.  From street food to tratt...

When Luigi Rubino established Tenute Rubino in 1999, the idea of producing 1.2 million bottles of wine using estate-grown indigenous grapes annually seemed light-years away. However, fast-forward 20 years and that is exactly what he is doing, along with his wife and business partner Romina Leopardi and their winemaker Luca Petrelli. Rubino’s father...

Summer is here, and there is still time for you to plan a holiday and visit Europe. If you are still wondering about where to go in Europe, and you are considering Italy, Puglia is the answer! The heel of Italy, the eastern gate, the Tuscany of the South, are just three names to talk about the same ancient magical place: Puglia. The easternmost reg...

In most cultures, exploring food means exploring history, and the Italian south has plenty of both to offer. Most people think of tomato-based sauces with pasta as being representative of all of Italy and “Italian food,” but this is not true. These beloved and widespread culinary traditions hail from the regional cuisines of the south. Acclaimed au...

With its approximately 4,660 mi of coastline, Italy is the ideal place for sea lovers. The wide variety of its beaches makes it perfect for every type of vacationer in search of nature, fun, and rest and relaxation. The Italian coast, with its countless gulfs, coves and inlets, touristic ports and long, sandy beaches, is truly adapted to the water...

I am a lover of paisleys, particularly Etro’s paisleys. The Italian textiles-turned-fashion label has made the teardrop-shaped form with a curvy tail the centerpiece of its brand, creating a sort of paisley heaven for devotees. Every new fashion season brings a refresh of Etro’s paisley patterns -- a new cultural influence, different colors, revamp...

In Puglia, inside the Gargano area, lies the Umbra Forest, the heart of the park, at 832 meters. According to some sources, the name derives from ancient Umbra populations who lived in the forest. Much more likely, however, the name is due to the fact that the vegetation is so dense as to let the sun's rays pass just, so the environment is full of...