Travel

Spello's Infiorate: A Floral Night

June 2018 |
Spello, an ancient commune in Umbria, is in full blossom every year on Sunday morning of Corpus Domini, 60 days after Easter. On this day, the Host is carried in solemn procession over stunning floral tapestries carpeting Spello’s medieval...

In Valletta, Malta: Where European Baroque Meets Northern Africa

June 2018 |
My first impression as the airplane door opened wide and revealed the ancient city of Valletta was that I had reached Northern Africa. The heat was intense and gave the illusion that a city existed and did not exist at the same time. I was also in...

From the Italian American Press - Dream of Venice Series

June 2018 |
Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is losing its cultural identity. Over the years, it’s been taken over by tourists – most staying just one day – to the extent that UNESCO has warned the city it might be listed as a world...

Spring in Assisi, Umbria

May 2018 |
It is considered one of the most spiritual destinations of Italy. If you wish to embark on a journey of the soul and to immerse yourself in the lives of San Francesco and Santa Chiara, then you must visit the idyllic jewel town of Assisi in the...

Anghiari's Mostra Mercato

May 2018 |
Dal 21 aprile al 1° maggio ha avuto luogo ad Anghiari la 43ª Edizione della Mostra Mercato dell’Artigianato della Valtiberina Toscana, una  mostra itinerante che propone a visitatori e turisti una suggestiva passeggiata tra vicoli e piazzette,...

Reflections from San Giovanni in Galdo

May 2018 |
San Giovanni in Galdo è un piccolo comune italiano situato a circa 7km da Campobasso, nella regione Molise. Da quì, a causa della povertà e della mancanza di opportunità, molte famiglie emigrarono negli Stati Uniti all’inizio del 1900...

AMO: Opera Museum in Verona

April 2018 |
If you have an appreciation for Opera Music in Italy; backstage, sketches, letters, notes, costumes, scripts, and its history as it unfolded in the idyllic and tranquil city of Verona, you will certainly enjoy a visit to AMO: Opera Museum. The...

Pasqua in Sicily

April 2018 |
The soulful week of Easter celebrations in my hometown of Augusta, Sicily is one of my favorite times of the year. Easter/Pasqua is really felt and lived by all Sicilians – whether you are Catholic or not – I invite you to travel to our island at...

A Day in Vicenza: Palladio and Van Gogh

March 2018 |
Vicenza e Andrea Palladio rappresenta un binomio indissolubile perché l’una senza l’altro non esiste: l’architetto veneto - considerato una delle personalità più influenti della storia dell’architettura occidentale - ha infatti lasciato in questo...
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