Island

Culture
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 11/05/2019 - 02:54
Everyone wants to go to Venice – that’s why it gets so crowded. But if you’d like to experience the atmosphere of Venice without the crowds, try Chioggia. A…
Travel
by travelista73 | Thu, 08/22/2019 - 05:38
Naples’ Sorrentine Peninsula is the insta-famous stretch of coast that Italian summer dreams are made of. If you can count yourself among those fortunate…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/11/2019 - 00:00
The island of San Pietro, off the south-western coast of Sardinia, opposite the coast of Sulcis, is the sixth largest island in Italy. In its 51 square…
Food + Wine
by Laura Morelli | Wed, 07/10/2019 - 04:28
I once spent the month of August on Italy’s largest island and I can vouch for its scorching heat. There’s nothing like a cone overflowing with Sicilian gelato…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/11/2019 - 00:00
Isola delle Femmine, a tiny islet a short distance from the Sicilian coast, has been put up for sale, and the local municipality isn’t happy. The real estate…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 10/04/2018 - 03:38
What do Lord Byron, the Armenians, a leper colony and Venice have in common?  The answer is the tiny island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni in the Venetian Lagoon…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Thu, 09/13/2018 - 00:05
The island of Procida is probably one of the most photographed in all of Italy. You may not recognize its name but the endearingly iconic shot of Procida’s…
Travel
by kristinmelia | Tue, 09/04/2018 - 03:33
Twelve thousand years ago a volcano violently exploded in the modern day suburbs of Napoli. Traces of the explosion have been discovered as widely as Siberia,…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Wed, 08/22/2018 - 23:53
Even if you don’t know anyone who’s ever been to Elba, and you’re unsure exactly where it is on a map, you’re sure to know its most famous resident. Napoleon…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Thu, 08/09/2018 - 05:26
They say that the British have colonised Tuscany – going so far as to call it Chiantishire – but there’s one part of Tuscany which so far has resisted a 21st …