Off the beaten track

Life + Style
by Rebecca Winke | Fri, 06/11/2021 - 05:02
Italophiles and travel enthusiasts Dawn Cavanagh and Michael Hobbs founded the luxury fractional ownership company Appassionata in 2007, which offers fellow…
Life + Style
by Nikki Taylor | Thu, 04/22/2021 - 09:58
Just after I decided to move to Italy from Sydney Australia, I started taking Italian lessons. Our teacher was from Puglia. I remember most of us in the class…
Food + Wine
by kasiadietz | Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:25
Rather than planning dreamy summer holidays, we are more consumed with plotting mask-clad trips to the grocery store these days. Conversations over plates of…
Travel
by Rebecca Winke | Tue, 04/20/2021 - 11:32
The Lure of Abruzzo: Wendy's Story In 2009, life took an unexpected twist: I ran away to Italy with my new partner to renovate an old Italian farmhouse.…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/09/2021 - 08:03
Traveling by bike is a great way to discover new places while being active and spending time outside. Many Italians use bicycles to move around in their cities…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Sat, 03/27/2021 - 01:14
One of the largest provinces in Italy, Cuneo may not be known to the masses, but its strategic position in south-western Piedmont makes the city and its…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/12/2021 - 03:39
Less than two hours from Rome is one of Lazio’s most beautiful villages, which looks like it’s suspended in time: Sermoneta.  It is a walled hill town, with a…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:45
It would be a shame to not explore the quaint beauty that surrounds Florence. There are many villages and hamlets set in the beautiful Tuscan landscape that…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:00
In a far distant past, Aosta was known as Augusta Praetoria Salassorum. Founded by the Romans in 25 BC, Aosta is the second Italian city with the largest…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/03/2020 - 00:00
Umbria is dotted with charming medieval villages, many of which are still off the radar. One such village is Massa Martana, a mere 60 kilometers from the…