How do you make the most of a summer holiday in Southern Italy? The answer is quite simple. Italy’s Southern regions conceal an endless array of natural and architectural beauty. So, uncovering a hidden treasure is much easier than you may think. Just, follow these suggestions and you will be amazed by the impressive gems […]
I love Sicily for its enchanting and unique blend of diverse cultures. Its allure seduces you and remains within you forever. A magnificent Island, subjected to 13 foreign dominations over the centuries, yet it shines brightly like a beautiful gem in the midst of the Mediterranean Sea. It is a treasure chest chock-full of amazing architecture, beautiful […]
The Italian Silk Factory in San Leucio was originally the hunting lodge to The Royal Palace “Reggia di Caserta.” Bourbon King Charles III left it in the hands of his son Ferdinand IV in 1759 when he became the King of Spain. On the cusp of the industrial revolution, Ferdinand transformed the Royal hunting lodge […]
It is a perfect Saturday afternoon on the West coast of Italy. I am lounging under an umbrella mesmerized by the sound of the waves crashing onto the shore in the charming town of Sperlonga “La Perla Del Terraneo” in the Province of Latina. My thoughts are drifting back to the last few amazing days […]
There are so many hidden treasures to uncover in the heel of the boot. So, trying to discover Puglia completely in ten days is an impossible undertaking. After exploring the beauty and diversity of Ostuni and Martina Franca, I was looking forward to what other wonders this varied region of Italy had in store. Between […]
I set off in my little blue convertible from Calabria at six in the morning on the 1st for a full month of touring Italy. The sun was just rising over the Ionian sea, and the sky was teeming with beautiful shades of oranges and pinks. June is a perfect time to head out and […]
In 1968, the Belice Valley earthquake devastated 14 historical centers in Eastern Sicily. Poggioreale Antica was one of many that were destroyed. The natural disaster drastically changed the way the inhabitants lived in the immediate years following the natural disaster. It has also left an irreparable scar on these Sicilian communities. There were 370 deaths, thousands wounded […]
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