Naples is on the bucket list of many explorers. The US newspaper CNN has named it one of the best tourist destinations for 2022. The only Italian city in the ranking! Naples is a city full of surprises, surprising you every time you visit. Yes, because the truth is that once is not enough to say you know it. Even Neapolitans themselves are amazed e...

Cremona is a city located in Lombardia and is famous all over the world for the production of violins but not only. If you are looking for what to see and do in Cremona this is definitely the article you were looking for. Here you can discover The Torrazzo and the Vertical museum, two of the main attractions of this Lombard city. But that’s not all...

Need a change of scenery? Airbnb is looking for an adventurer who wants to move to Sicily for a year - and you'll get to live there completely rent-free! The holiday rentals platform is offering up an opportunity to live in a three-storey traditional home in the Sicilian village of Sambuca, where you'll be actively encouraged to get involved with t...

Have you ever heard of the ‘Madonna Nera’? The magnificent Sanctuary of Tindari in northern Sicily houses a particular depiction of the Virgin Mary: a Byzantine wooden statue originating from the East that portrays a black Madonna. The sanctuary stands in a spectacular position almost 300 meters high on a promontory with a panoramic view of the ent...

I spend part of the year in a small hill town in central Italy. The town is Sarnano, four hours and a bit at speed by road north east of Rome in the province of Le Marche, the far reaches of an earlier time. Head north from Fiumicino towards Florence and then east to Spoleto, Foligno, and Civitanova. Construction of the town under the peaks of the...

Recently, we have been hearing more and more about the Metaverse, especially since the inventor of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that he wanted to change the name of his famous social channel to Meta. At first, this new universe seemed so strange and distant, as if it were just material for cinema or TV series. But the Metaverse is already h...

The first time I explored Sicily, nearly 60 years ago, I stayed in cheap pensions, walked around the cities and took local buses and slow trains from one place to the next. This past September I returned with a friend and we retraced a similar route with an experienced driver in the comfort of a Range Rover, stayed in a couple of palaces and dined...

Italy’s borghi preserve that fascination of places stuck in time where life goes on as if in a different era. This rings even truer in those villages you can only reach on foot, where you can feel as if you are leaving the outside world behind while enjoying silence and relax.  Chamois, Aosta Valley Set in the beautiful Valtournenche of Italy’s sma...

Dreamlike bays, stone villages, olive groves, wilderness, unique architecture and four UNESCO sites, one more fascinating than the other. Puglia is unrivaled, and it's no wonder that prestigious magazines - National Geographic, Lonely Planet and The New York Times, just to name a few - have awarded it the title of "most beautiful region in the worl...

Positano is a hillside settlement on Italy's Amalfi Shore in southern Italy. Positano appears to be a gigantic prism at first sight, with classic and colorful houses and boutique shops set on every tier. With a lovely village set among a seashore and the hills of Italy's famed Amalfi Coast, it is the pinnacle of the Italians la dolce vita. The haml...