This three-bedroom house is perched on a hill in Pantogia, a bucolic residential area on the northeastern coast of the Italian island of Sardinia overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. Built in the early 1900s as a farmhouse, called a stazzu, the home was restored and expanded in the 1970s into a 1,399-square-foot,cottage-style villa by the prominent Fren...

On LinkedIn, I noticed an opportunity for travel writers to join a group to visit Olbia. I immediately replied, expressing my sincere interest in the destination, then waited (and waited) with great anticipation to be accepted. What did I do as I waited? I tried to find out where in the world Olbia was located. Now I Know There it was, clearly on t...

A University of Cincinnati associate professor of classics is leading an archaeological project in the ancient Punic-Roman city of Tharros, located on the western shores of Sardinia. Originally from Australia, Steven Ellis moved to the U.S. to work at the University of Michigan before coming to Cincinnati in 2007. Now, Ellis researches Roman urbani...

What comes to your mind when you think of Sardinia? Azure sea, sandy beaches, VIP resorts. If you are a bit more knowledgeable, your thoughts may also go to the island’s beautifully wild inland, or to the interesting features of its dialect.   But Sardinia is more, Sardinia is a heaven for the historian and the archaeologist, in a way only a handfu...

Every year, Cesaria — a 93-year-old nonna from Sardinia — rolls out her rare Lorighittas pasta, made only in Morgongiori. The meal is being prepared for All Saints Day, which is celebrated on Nov. 1 across Italy. Lorighittas look like twisted hoop earrings, and it’s a laborious effort to get the recipe just right. The pasta is served with a chicken...

La Giunta della regione Sardegna ha approvato la delibera (37/17) di nomina della nuova Consulta regionale per l'emigrazione. Nella delibera, firmata dal Direttore generale Giovanna Medde e dal Governatore Christian Solinas, viene rinnovata ogni 5 anni (la precedente era in carica dal 2014). Sintetizzati i compiti dei consultori e precisato che “il...

There's another boat on the water going after the America's Cup. The Luna Rossa, Italy's challenger for sailing's most prestigious prize, was christened Wednesday in Cagliari on the Isle of Sardinia. The Circolo della Vela Sicilia yacht club is the third to launch, joining Emirates Team New Zealand and the New York Yacht Club's American Magic. Afte...

It’s a fixed place on any Italian deli counter, a staple in fridges and larders across the peninsula. White and rubbery, beige and flaky, solid and golden, cheeseboards from Milan to Palermo are sure to contain a few varieties. ‘Parmesan’ may be better known internationally, for Italians, though, this humble, unpretentious cheese plays a far more i...

Sunday, September 29, 2019. 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT. Casa Italiana, 595 3rd Street NW, Washington, 20001. The “Tenores di Neoneli” are a group of polyphonic singers from Sardinia (Italy). Founded in the little town of Neoneli in 1976, the group interprets the ancient Sardinian tradition of “a tenore” singing. A tenore singing is performed by groups...

Il sito di Mont’e Prama nasconderebbe una vera e propria megalopoli di sedici ettari molto più antica di Pompei e con una storia ancora tutta da raccontare. Come racconta La Nuova Sardegna questo sarebbe il risultato dello studio di Gaetano Ranieri che ha scandagliato la zona del sito con il georadar. Il professore ha presentato i risultati della s...