Luciana Squadrilli

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Food and travel writer born in Naples and based in Rome, Luciana Squadrilli loves to discover her own country's hidden treasures, as well as the rest of the world. She worked for several years at Gambero Rosso, one of Italy's leading Food&Wine publishers, writing about food, restaurants and travel. Since 2011 she works as a free lance journalist, writer and food critic, contributing to several Italian and international guides, websites and magazines including Identita' Golose, Olive Oil Times, Great Italian Chefs and Hi-Europe. Pizza and extra virgin olive oil are her favourite subjects but she is always keen to pack her bags to discover new places and flavours. Also a communication and social media consultant for restaurants and food companies she co-authored Marketing del Gusto, a marketing and communication handbook for the food business.

Articles by Luciana.Squadrilli

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 09:48
Depending on your age, and how deep your knowledge of Italian movie and pop culture is, the Italian city of Rimini brings to mind a visionary atmosphe…
Wed, 10/07/2020 - 06:20
Let me confess: although I have called Rome "home" for almost twenty years now, I have never visited the Vatican Museums. Too many crowds too many lin…
Tue, 08/25/2020 - 04:22
Once upon a time Salina was considered the “lesser” of the Aeolian islands despite being the second biggest after Lipari with three different comuni o…
Mon, 08/17/2020 - 10:24
Summer 2020 is hotter than ever in Italy. Well, to be honest the actual temperatures range from average to extremely hot in the city, tolerable at the…
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 03:04
Choosing a dramatic location – such as one of the many dreamlike spots along the beautiful Costiera Amalfitana – and the right dress are crucial key-p…
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:30
Your wedding day is for sure one of the most important days of a person's entire life. And getting married in Italy, be it in a fairytale hamlet up on…
Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:46
Rome wasn’t built in a day. One day – or even one week – is not enough to visit the magnificent capital city of Italy and discover its many souls: fro…
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 01:32
Caravaggio – l’Anima e il Sangue is the title of the latest art movie produced by Sky and Magnitudo Film, entirely devoted to the fascinating and cont…
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:52
At carnival time, every joke counts. This is, more or less, the meaning of the popular Italian saying “a Carnevale ogni scherzo vale” which refers to…
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 13:22
Even though many foreign visitors (as well as Italians) still mistake it for Salento – the likewise beautiful area in Apulia region famous for its san…
Tue, 06/27/2017 - 06:00
If you’ve already visited Palermo, then you’ll probably know the city’s main attractions worth to be admired both on the outside and the inside: the m…
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 05:43
In many areas of Italy, tradition is as important as superstition and Italians are deeply devoted to their local rituals and habits. Some of these are…
Thu, 05/11/2017 - 08:40
Friuli Venezia Giulia is mostly famous for its outstanding wines – especially the white ones; but do not neglect the red and the “orange” wines obtain…
Mon, 12/19/2016 - 16:56
Often overshadowed by the breathtaking splendor of Naples and by the enchanting beauty of the Amalfi coastline, Salerno is well worth a visit, too. T…
Tue, 11/22/2016 - 05:12
Visiting Italy, and getting the chance to eat home-cooked food by sharing it with locals, is definitely the best way to get to know Italian cuisine. B…
Tue, 09/27/2016 - 02:16
Picturesque hamlets set in the middle of pristine valleys, an evocative patchwork of vineyards growing on gentle slopes or steep terraces, lovely coas…
Mon, 09/12/2016 - 05:49
Rome is an “all year round” destination and is considered an open air museum thanks to its many parks and other great outdoor venues and attractions,…
Thu, 08/04/2016 - 04:53
Set right on the slopes of the Eastern Hills of Friuli, on a picturesque ravine over the river Natisone, Cividale del Friuli is a cozy village still b…
Wed, 06/08/2016 - 18:21
Sannio's charms. Living la dolce vita between nature, relax and sweet bites Ever heard about Sannio? Once upon a time, the historical region of South…
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 05:13
Do you think that traveling around Italy on a vegan (or vegetarian) diet is a difficult task? Yes it's true, Italians have a special penchant for meat…