Urban trekking was born from the union of "walking" or "hiking" and the wonders that each Italian town or village offers. Urban trekking is an expression born in Siena in 2003 and a proposal of slow tourism to live the Italian cities intensely. It is not suitable for those who choose "hit and run" tourism. The birth of this expression "urban trekk...

A man known as Italy’s Robinson Crusoe who has lived alone on a Mediterranean island for more than 30 years after running into difficulties in the sea has said he is finally surrendering to pressure from authorities to leave and will be moving to a small apartment. Mauro Morandi, 81, stumbled across Budelli, an island off Sardinia known for its pin...

Italy offers first-class attractions for sea-lovers who can make spectacular journeys through the shapes and colors of the Mediterranean, tropical and exotic habitats reproduced to the smallest detail in Italian aquariums in order to discover everything there is to know about the underwater world. The Aquarium of Genoa in Liguria was designed by th...

The Italian island of Sardinia sits in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, gazing at Italy from a distance. Surrounded by a 1,849-kilometer coastline of white sandy beaches and emerald waters, the island's inland landscape rapidly rises to form hills and impervious mountains. And it is within these edgy curves that shepherds produce casu marzu, a mag...

Last year, Kristina M. Jacobsen, associate professor of Ethnomusicology and Anthropology (Ethnology) at The University of New Mexico, traveled to Italy on a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award in Cultural Anthropology and Ethnomusicology. The grant allowed her to live in Sardinia for a year as a visiting researcher and to do ethnographic fieldwork to writ...

Today we are going to introduce you to one of the most beautiful places on the Italian peninsula, the Arcipelago di La Maddalena, located in the Bocche di Bonifacio, the stretch of sea between northern Sardinia and Corsica. A national park since 1994, the archipelago consists of more than 60 islands, the most important of which are La Maddalena, Sp...

Sardinia is an island in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, famous as for its summer tourism, given the numerous seaside resorts that overlook the sea from all sides, and as from a historical point of view, given the famous Nuragic civilization that lived in those lands and of which remains and archaeological finds can still be visited today. Char...

Italy wants famous statues of horses sculpted by Sardinian artist Costantino Nivola and his American colleague Richard Stein back from New York after they were removed in the redevelopment of a playground under the Big Apple's Wise Towers. The statues have graced the playground since 1964. Nationalist League Senator Linetta Lunseu said she had cont...

La mia idea, direi la mia ossessione, era che di questa donna, tanto importante per la cultura letteraria del nostro Paese, bisognasse rappresentare la carne. Come se fosse assolutamente necessario non fermarsi a una rievocazione “semplicemente” letteraria, quanto di una rappresentazione vivente. (Marcello Fois) È proprio l’intreccio tra vita e scr...

Ten shorts by the Sicilian documentary filmmaker Vittorio De Seta will be made available on the Criterion Channel, January 28. In recognition of 30 years since Martin Scorsese founded the Film Foundation, an organization dedicated to preserving cinema, Criterion Channel is releasing a number of films that have been saved and restored thanks to this...