Driving around the island of Sardinia, you’ll see names and places that resemble Italian language only from a distance. You’ll first subconsciously translate definite articles: il becomes su and la becomes sa.  Next you might wonder if u’s have overtaken o’s because nostro is nostru and vostro is bostru. But as the official language of the island i...

Named UNESCO heritage in 1997, the Nuraghi are one of the most important archaeological traces of the ancient Sardinian civilization, the oldest even date back to the II millennium BC. (Bronze Age). The routes in the numerous sites offer an excellent way to explore Sardinia in every aspect. Currently, in the Sardinian territory there are more than...

Blessed with mountains, lakes and 7600km of coastline, Italy offers some of the most stunning beaches in Europe. From the trendy hotspots to the out-of-the-way locales, it's not hard to find a piece of sand with unforgettable vistas. Here are Italy's 10 best beaches to add to your bucket list. 1. Spiaggia Rena Bianca – Santa Teresa di Gallura The “...

A unique collection of videos about the Sardinian heritage are available on Vimeo through the Ethnographic Institute of Sardinia’s on-demand platform, “ISRECINEMA.” There are 52 works (with new ones on the way) that consist of photo essays, documentaries, short films and animated films. The platform contains the institutes first works dating back t...

Un albergo diffuso nell’ex supercarcere dell’Asinara, in uno scenario incantato tra mare e natura protetta. Con piccoli alloggi funzionali e confortevoli ma fedeli all’architettura originaria. Caratterizzata da casette bianche con tetto in tegole rosse e vista sul mare. La nuova vita dell’isola dell'Asinara, celebre per il suo passato da super carc...

È nata in Sardegna ma ha trascorso la maggior parte della sua vita lontano dall’Isola. Paola Antonelli è oggi valutata una delle persone più autorevoli a livello mondiale nel settore dell’arte. È la curatrice del Dipartimento di Architettura e Design e Direttrice della Ricerca e dello Sviluppo al Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) di New York. "Sono nata...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: Italian Beaches/ Le Spiagge Italiane. Saturday, July 25th • 10:00am. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Guest speaker: Marco Evangelista, Director of Journeys by Central Holidays. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso! REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will r...

Actor  Zac Efron stars with  wellness expert, Darin Olien  in new Netflix series, Down to Earth, that  this week became one of the most viewed shows in the US. For this timely program, Zac and Darin travel the world in search of healthy lifestyles and habits that they can’t find in America. In episode four, the Californians jet off to Sardinia to m...

Officials on the Italian island of Sardinia are distancing themselves from a reported decision by local airport authorities to prevent a group of Americans who arrived in a private plane from going to their rented summer house due to European Union anti-coronavirus measures. Because of the number of confirmed virus cases still getting reported in t...

TUCKED AWAY IN THE ROLLING countryside of northern Sardinia, the Church of the Holy Trinity (Basilica della Santissima Trinità di Saccargia) is a prime example of Pisane Romanesque architecture. Though the black-and-white basilica dates back to the early 12th century, the site upon which it was built was home to religious institutions for far longe...