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Santa Margherita Ligure is the most expensive place this summer

Santa Margherita Ligure is the most expensive place this summer

Santa Margherita Ligure, followed by Forte dei Marmi and Capri,...
Four Italian Movies will run for a Golden Lion in Venice

Four Italian Movies will run for a Golden Lion in Venice

Four leading Italian filmmakers will be running for a Golden...
A young Lee Curreri. Photo courtesy of Lee Curreri

Lee Curreri: an eclectic artist in search of his Italian origins

Best known as Bruno Martelli, the introvert and talented star...
Swim with Lord Byron in the Bay of Poets

Swim with Lord Byron in the Bay of Poets

Did you know that English poet Lord Byron swam across the bay of...
"La Notte della Taranta" is one of Italy's biggest music festivals and it takes place every Summer  around the Salento area to promote the re-discovery and valorization of Apulia' folk music and its fusion with other types of music

Notte della Taranta: Dancing the night away with the Pizzica salentina

If a stunning coast line, crystal clear waters and amazing food...
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...
Jim Corey (left) with Maurizio Rocchi whose family has lived in Civita for generations and own Alma Civita Restaurant there

Seattle’s Civita Institute helps preserve a hill town’s unique way of life

Civita di Bagnoregio is one of the most beautiful hill towns in...
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...

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