Travel

Matera: Light and Serendipity

January 2018 |
The blinding white of the complex contrasted the deep brown of wet earth all around upon our arrival. It seemed almost like a mirage, but it was all true. Before us an expanse of whiteness and homes almost glued to each other. We were all aware...

Santa Maria degli Angeli in Festa

January 2018 |
Just below Assisi, in Santa Maria degli Angeli, the guild of St. Anthony (Compagnia di Sant’Antonio) was formed at the time of the construction of the 17th century Basilica, built over the site where St. Francis of Assisi died in 1226. The...

Moving to Sicily: 5 Essential Tips

December 2017 |
There are lessons and lessons in life. There are those that are pure beauty and inspiration, those we must all face as growing pains, those that were totally unplanned, but you were meant to face to become stronger, and, lastly, there are those...

Cooking with the Sicilians

December 2017 |
The New York Times Journeys experience is offering curious travelers who love Sicilian cuisine a “Cooking with the Sicilians” exclusive trip next year. Departing on May 29 and Sept. 16, 2018, travelers will experience a 9-day journey delving into...

Capracotta: An Italian Town that Refuses to Disappear

November 2017 |
Many of the villages and small towns that our ancestors left when they came to America are in jeopardy of vanishing. According to informed sources, 6,000 Italian ghost towns are already totally or partially abandoned.  To kick off its...

"The" Gentleman of Verona

November 2017 |
Da molti anni il Club di Giulietta a Verona si occupa di rispondere a migliaia di messaggi indirizzati all’eroina shakespeariana da ogni parte del mondo. Grazie ad un team di volontarie, le Segretarie di Giulietta, ogni lettera viene letta,...

The Magical Gardens of Valsanzibio

October 2017 |
Villa Barbarigo fu costruita a Valsanzibio di Galzignano Terme nel ‘600 su commissione del nobile veneziano Francesco Zuane Barbarigo. Il parco della villa si estende per 15 etta-ri ed è un raro esempio di giardino simbolico seicentesco, dovuto al...

A Corner of the Caribbean at the Biennale

October 2017 |
La Biennale di Venezia è tra le più antiche e prestigiose rassegne internazionali di arte contemporanea al mondo. Tra i numerosi eventi collaterali presenti nell’edizione in corso, due sono particolarmente intriganti. La Corte di Redonda è...

The Passing Moments of an Encounter

September 2017 |
It was a hot August day during a hot summer in Positano. As she was staring at the water reflecting a yellow and blue light, he watched her and did not understand the silence that reigned there, in that corner of paradise. Everything around was...
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