Recently, while browsing the net, I stumbled upon an article by Nick Kampouris in Greek Reporter that tickled my interest about the close ties between Greek and Italian cultures. Mind, that we and the Greeks are culturally close is something we all learn when we are in Elementary school and get acquainted for the first time with the history of Anti...

Have you ever heard of the 'Little Venice' of the South? Well, whether it's the first time you've heard this nickname or not, today our journey to the most shining gems of Italy takes us to Calabria discovering Chianalea, a beautiful seaside village with an ancient history and irresistible Mediterranean charm - it is no coincidence that CNN has inc...

Italians are adamant about recognizing and protecting their heritage. There are consortiums that protect regional products like Parmigiano Reggiano, organizations that preserve the country’s artistic and architectural treasures, and even official designations for the country’s most beautiful villages. I Borghi più belli d’Italia is an association f...

A representation from Filitalia International was at the Travel & Adventure show in NY. The delegation made up of the Founder, Dr. Pasquale Nestico, Anna Nestico, Mario Presta, Alida Mirarchi, Rosetta Miriello, Anna Di Paola and Elizabeth Mirarchi with her husband, visited the Calabria pavilion, where waiting for them, among others, was the preside...

In all its territorial variety, Italy boasts a large number of beautiful and evocative mountain localities, ideal for visiting any time of year, whether summer or winter. From north to south, the Italian mountain scene offers tourists a range of landscapes: lakes at high altitutude, incredible forests, enchanting villages and borgoes rich in histor...

Slow down in the southwest of Italy! The wonderful sun-kissed region of Calabria is a hidden marvel, brimming with everything you could wish for in a summer holiday. Yet Calabria remains one of Italy’s quieter regions, located right at the toe of the boot-shaped peninsula. From fabulous beaches, a fascinating world of ancient history dotted in both...

One of the rarest meteorites ever seen has been discovered in Italy. In fact, it is the third to contain an extremely rare alloy of aluminum and copper and the second with a quasicrystal of natural origin, that is, a material considered 'impossible' because, unlike normal crystals, its structure follows patterns that never repeat. Described in the...

Otherworldly screams? Laments from the afterlife? The bloody hand of the devil? The poor town of Pentedattilo on the edge of the Aspromonte Mountains in the southern tip of Calabria has seen it all. Earthquakes and precarious shifting of soil lent the final blow. But this cluster of edifices clinging to a strange rock formation, finally abandoned c...

You’re likely to know by now that food in Italy is a serious matter, almost a religion, but you may not have known that it’s to the extent that true cults exist across the country, dedicated not only to saints, but to cuisine. Here in Italy, there are fraternities devoted to worshiping specific recipes or ingredients, complete with initiation rites...

Known as the Perla del Tirreno, the Tyrrhenian Pearl, Tropea is a must-visit spot for anyone looking for an authentic and dynamic holiday experience. Some sneak peeks: crystal-clear water beaches, the radiant flavours of the fantastic local cuisine, and masterpiece panoramic views. To help you visit Tropea like a local, we have compiled a list of t...