Elia Iafelice

Roman Kisses

February 2022
In modern Rome (and most Italian cities for that matter), it is very common for the enamored to express their love by kissing in public. Witnessing a couple romancing while standing next to the column of an ancient portico, sitting on the steps of...

The Faglia of Oratino: A Popular Christmas Eve Tradition

December 2020
The ritual of La Faglia is a holiday event celebrated annually in Oratino, a small town holding the title of “uno dei borghi più belli d’Italia” (one of the most beautiful villages of Italy). Oratino is a delightful and mountainous village of about...