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Palladian Villas to visit: Villa Trissino Marzotto

Palladian Villas to visit: Villa Trissino Marzotto

A great art itinerary through Palladian Villas of Veneto. What...
Gelato Gems: Remembering My Favorites in the Veneto

Gelato Gems: Remembering My Favorites in the Veneto region

Buonissimo!Italy and gelato… synonymous pleasures. Gelato isn’t...
Director Frank Capra

Frank Capra, the Italian history and the American dream

Frank Capra is often acknowledged as one of the greatest...
The art and history of embroidery displayed in Turin

The art and history of embroidery displayed in Turin

The history of embroidery comes to life thanks to the exhibition...
Statuesque Villa Adriana Reveals Rome’s Sumptuous Past

Statuesque Villa Adriana Reveals Rome’s Sumptuous Past

When I pass statues from antiquity, whether in a museum or in...
Pan-Fried Branzino Filets with Crispy Sage Leaves in the Manner of Otranto | Copyright Julia della Croce, 2015 | Photo Copyright Nathan Hoyt/Forktales 2015

Seafood for the Summer: A Sage Find in Otranto

I remember paddling a dinghy off the beaches of my mother's...
Herculaneum's grape tomatoes

Herculaneum's grape tomatoes

The Piennolo del Vesuvio PDO grape tomato is an excellence of...

What NOT to do in Venice

Venice is not only a third class theater for tourists, it’s a...
View of the Piazza from Columbus Avenue. Photo credit: Dennis Sullivan

A Vision Realized Is Coming to North Beach: Piazza St. Francis-Poets’ Plaza

As with most extraordinary projects, they begin with...
Gabriele Tinti. Photo credits: Howard Schatz

Gabriele Tinti on Poetry and Boxing

Gabriele Tinti is an Italian poet and writer, whose poetry has...
A trip to Frascati

A trip to Frascati

I’ve just returned from Rome where I spent two great weeks with...
"You, Me & Sicily!" Castellammare Del Golfo, Capaci, Monreale!

"You, Me & Sicily!" Castellammare Del Golfo, Capaci, Monreale!

On this episode of "You, Me & Sicily!" we go west to explore...
Trevi Fountain restoration is half way to be completed

Trevi Fountain restoration is half way to be completed

After one year since the start of the restoration, the Fontana...
Summer Getaway: Visiting Monte Amiata In Tuscany

Summer Getaway: Visiting Monte Amiata In Tuscany

Our Tuscan Muse shares her experience in the heart of the...

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