Articles by ITALY

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 03:48
This is the first intermediate lesson. The lesson requires a dictionary so get hold of a basic Italian dictionary or try the online dictionary availab…
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:00
The southern Italian region of Campania boasts a rich culinary tradition: the range of dishes and recipes made here contribute to the gastronomic pres…
Fri, 03/17/2017 - 01:00
If you dream of owning a vacation home in Tuscany, but struggle to justify an all-year round investment when you only vacation for two, three, four or…
Fri, 12/30/2016 - 00:00
The year 2016 is coming to an end and we hope you had as much fun reading our ITALY stories this year as we did researching, writing and sharing them…
Thu, 03/24/2016 - 23:50
The Via Crucis devotion (Stations of the Cross or Way of the Cross) has been practiced by Roman Catholics for many centuries. It commemorates the pass…
Mon, 02/08/2016 - 04:00
Even when describing a tragedy like the one of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Malatesta punished together in hell for their adultery, ‘la bella lingua’…
Mon, 01/25/2016 - 05:47
All over Italy, there are no Carnival celebrations without some crispy fried dessert, the ones on the photo above, which represent the real taste of a…
Tue, 12/29/2015 - 09:00
The year 2015 is coming to an end and we hope you had as much fun reading our ITALY stories this year as we did researching, writing and sharing them…
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 04:00
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Thu, 12/03/2015 - 00:00
We think that the holiday season is a good time to be thinking about helping other people - a good way to make more meaningful Christmas presents or N…
Wed, 07/22/2015 - 09:35
Cars, chocolate and a soccer team may be Turin’s “claim to fame”, but there’s more to this elegant city in north-western Italy than Fiat, Gianduiotto…
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:00
We continue with our second and last installment in the series “Buying Property in Italy: Tips For the Right Investment”. In Part 1, which you can rea…
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 13:57
If you are considering buying property in Italy, this may be the right time to do it: throughout 2014, housing prices have continued to fall, by about…
Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:28
The Holy Week in Sardinia is characterised by traditional processions and ancient rituals taking place in various towns and cities around the island.…
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 03:52
Casa Guidi in Florence was once home to the poets Elizabeth and Robert Browning. Amanda Hodges explores the history of this connection.   It was 12 Se…
Fri, 03/20/2015 - 03:33
In this area of Tuscany, wide stretches of fine sand slip gently into the sea protected by natural marble cathedrals: the Apuan mountains. One of the…
Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:46
Despite their amazing achievements and lasting influence, the Etruscans remain one of Italy’s great mysteries. Fleur Kinson sheds a little light. For…