The Curious Traveler

Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/07/2022 - 09:30
My relationship with Rome was admittedly rocky on my last few visits. I failed to marvel at its archaeological and artistic wonders anymore, overwhelmed…
Culture
by editorial | Tue, 06/07/2022 - 06:15
Orvieto’s Pozzo di San Patrizio, the most famous attraction of the Umbrian town along with the stunning Duomo, has been added to UNESCO’s list of water museums…
Travel
by editorial | Tue, 05/03/2022 - 06:04
Travelers to Italy in search of an authentic local experience that can also do good to the country’s small farmers now have an opportunity to do so. Italy’s ‘…
Life + Style
by editorial | Wed, 04/27/2022 - 08:31
For 100 years, Casa Rosa in Rome has been the final resting place for about 1,000 pets, from dogs and cats to hens, pigeons and even a lioness named Greta.  …
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/30/2022 - 00:00
“There’s nowhere on earth quite like Italy. Every mouthful here is an eruption,” says Stanley Tucci in the 30-second trailer previewing season 2 of the…
Culture
by eshemaria | Thu, 03/03/2022 - 02:53
Art Nouveau, or what in Italy is called Stile Liberty or Liberty Style, might not be the first architectural style that comes to mind in Rome. Of course,…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/23/2022 - 08:52
The historic cafés of Italy aren’t just places for drinking coffee; having retained the atmosphere and traditions of times gone by, they represent the memory…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/03/2022 - 03:12
There are several ‘lucky’ spots in Italy where, according to popular belief, if you visit them or perform a simple ritual, often passed down through the…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/01/2022 - 09:43
To fully appreciate the history and craft behind some of the world’s most celebrated wines - those made in Piedmont’s Monferrato - you need to head underground…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 01/26/2022 - 05:42
To mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, January 27, we take a stroll through Jewish Ferrara, a city with one…