Extending over the Tyrrhenian Coast and through the Serre mountains is a little peninsula known as Vibo Valentia - a land whose spectacular panoramic views span from iridescent sapphire waters to lush hills covered in lemon and olive groves.   Vibo Valentia is located in the middle of the southern heart of Calabria and is surrounded by the Tyrrheni...

Dalle pendici d’Aspromonte in Brianza, passando per l’America, fino a conquistare il tetto del mondo nella disciplina “Prova 2X20”, suggestiva disciplina a cui prendono parte due cavalieri e una mandria di 20 vitelli, in cui l’obiettivo principale è quello di riuscire, con il proprio cavallo, a separare dalla stessa mandria i due capi con il numero...

Reggio Calabria is located at the tip of Italy’s ‘toe’ overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west and the Ionian Sea to the south and east. It extends to the borders of Catanzaro in the northeast and Vibo Valentia in the northwest. Because of its ideal location across the Straits of Messina, it is the launching point for ferries to Sicily and the A...

Pollino National Park is Italy’s largest national park, covering 1960 square kilometres and bridging the regions of Basilicata and Calabria. It was established in 1992 and includes both natural and archaeological places of interest. The remarkable scenery ranges from snow-capped peaks to ancient forest. The highest peak is Monte Pollino (2248m), wh...

Calabria is a stunning coastal region surrounded by the crystal-clear blue waters of the Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas, rocky coasts and umbrella-dotted sandy beaches. Inland are endless acres of lemon, orange and olive trees, mountainous backdrops and rolling hills. Calabria’s history dates back thousands of years and is a place where you can explore...

Around the toe of Italy’s boot lies a coastline marked with clear waters, craggy cliffsides, sandy coves, and stones worn smooth by the waves. High above it all, the town of Squillace perches on a towering hillside, with a distant view toward the ocean. To walk the narrow streets of Squillace today, you would never guess that this off-the-beaten-tr...

Have you ever wanted to write your history, sifting through childhood memories, digging into your roots and into the past lives of people close to you?  Have you ever started a writing project of any type but could not complete it? Are you intrigued by the study of origins and the phenomenon of mass diaspora in the world? Have ever wanted to explor...

The tradition of the art of goldsmithery in Crotone is certainly not as ancient as the city, which was founded by Greek settlers in 710 B.C., but it can still boast of roots that extend far back into history. It also draws its inspiration from Magna Graecia, as demonstrated by the typical filigree and gold work that still bears traces of the style...

The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (The "Foundation") of Washington, D.C., dedicated to enhancing higher education opportunities for students in Calabria, Italy, has awarded 97 academic scholarships this year to deserving students from the Calabria region.This brings the total of scholarships awarded to Calabrian students since 2001 to 1...

“STUPENDOUS,” I SAY about 20 times en route from Reggio Calabria Airport up to the coastal town of Tropea. But my husband, Ed, only glances at the views as he maneuvers the rented Fiat 500X along squirrelly roads pocked with holes. Un altro mondo, a Tuscan friend told us. Calabria, another world. So far, what’s otherworldly is the beauty. Long, flo...