Visiting the National Museum of Abruzzo (or MunDA) means immersing yourself in the thousand-year history of one of the quietest, most reserved and at the same time hospitable regions of Italy. A region characterized by the wonders of nature and good food could only have very deep cultural roots, explicitly visible in the different rooms of this mus...

Campania Felix is an ancient denomination with which often, even now, Naples region is called. Translated from the Latin this name means Happy or Lucky Campania. The meaning of this denomination is however much wider than the strictly literal one and has a very old origin that perhaps not everyone knows. Once upon a time Campania included a very va...

After the worldwide success of “My Brilliant Friend,” the Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante, and subsequent TV adaptation of the same name, the island of Ischia, where some of the scenes are set, has started organizing My Brilliant Friend-themed tours to show visitors the real locations appearing on the  TV series.  Ischia is off the coast in the...

Quasi 7000 kilometri di sentiero perfettamente tracciati e agibili in tutte le stagioni, questi in breve i numeri che riassumono il parco sentieristico che da Piacenza a Rimini attraversa dell’Emilia-Romagna. Un enorme patrimonio storico naturalistico che è possibile oggi conoscere meglio e camminare grazie all’incessante attività dei Club Alpini I...

“Its original name is the Flavian Amphitheatre.” The guide points at the Colosseum, once the world’s largest stadium. She then explains that the floor, which once hosted animal fights and sea battles, will soon host cultural events of the highest level.The group is gathering beside a panini van. On its counter shimmers a large jar of Nutella. “Look...

In the center of Italy, shared between three regions, there is one of the most beautiful and varied naturalistic areas of the country, the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise. It's a very diversified territory, it includes mountains up to 2.200 meters, which give rise to deep and steep valleys, plateaus and karst plains, not to mention ravin...

One thousand feet above the valley floor, Orvieto overlooks the Italian countryside. Upon first glance, it would appear that the Cathedral of Orvieto is its only structure. Rising from the volcanic stone of the upper town, the 14th-century church simply creates that commanding of a presence. The ancient city, a maze of narrow cobblestone streets li...

It comes as no surprise that Italy was named as one of the 36 best countries to travel to in 2020. This southern European country boasts of magnificent attractions, from historic landmarks and ornate churches to splendid mountains and pretty lakes. It is the combination of beautiful nature and a rich cultural history that makes the country such an...

The beauty of Florence’s monuments is well known throughout the world. A stroll through Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, and Ponte Vecchio is amazing; like walking through an open-air museum. Possibly the best time to take advantage of the beauty and weather is to enjoy the month of March in Florence. Treat yourself to a weekend of spring v...

Until 1960, the building was a college for Jesuit fathers, and the Italian State took over ownership, in 1981. At this point, the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme transformed from a college to the headquarters of the National Roman Museum. On four floors the museum houses its extensive collection of artwork and artifacts from both of the ancient Greek an...