Photo Exhibit

Andiamo al Cinema!

January 2018 |
January, a new year already, winter is upon us. It’s time to go to the movies! Cinematography is popular in Italy, with a long list of world-famous directors producing wonderful films, often with little financial resources. In the past,...

A Passeggiata in Bracciano

December 2017 |
A November trip, a few years ago, lead to a day-long passeggiata in Bracciano (fig. 1) where we would find a Fiera di Natale, in essence, one of many opportunities to shop for the upcoming Christmas Holidays... Italian style!!SUBSCRIBE NOW! online...

Angelita da Anzio

November 2017 |
A day trip to Anzio (fig. 1), south of Rome, led me to discover the wonderful but sad story of “Angelita da Anzio,” a young local child who became a legend over the years. In fact, a song popularized in the 60’s was titled after her. It all took...

Fare due passi

October 2017 |
Whenever the opportunity arises, a day trip to some of the many small towns and villages dotting the Italian peninsula is a wonderful way to truly rediscover traditions and flavors often forgotten or erased in the big cities; many of which are...

The "Real" Art of Italy

September 2017 |
Artistic expressions are innate to the Italians and the world knows all about the unmatched masterpieces (fig. 1) created in our land over the centuries and the museums, art galleries and the cathedrals filled with celestial works. However, there...

Sagra delle Ciliegie

August 2017 |
A visit to Palombara Sabina a few years ago led to a very “sweet” surprise…the “Sagra delle Ciliegie!” As many of you might know, many paesi and villages have managed, over the years, to keep alive old local traditions which continue to attract...

An Italian Wedding Destination

July 2017 |
Destination weddings have become popular in recent years, with unusual and often very distant locations being chosen by adventurous couples perhaps looking for a little more excitement on their big day. Consequently, a new “cottage...

The Eternal City

June 2017 |
“Vita di Paese” has been focusing, for the last five years, on stories related to little, often remote Italian villages and towns, their lifestyles and traditions as well as their people. However, with this month’s topic of...

Farfa

May 2017 |
Often friends will ask suggestions about places to see on their next trip to Italy. The choices are infinite and the recommendations will vary depending on the friends’ knowledge of the country, its culture and their prior trips there, if...
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