Edoardo Tresoldi has inaugurated a permanent installation on Reggio Calabria’s seafront, in Italy entitled Opera. Commissioned by the local Municipality and the Metropolitan City, the public art intervention “was created to celebrate the contemplative relationship between place and human beings through the language of classical architecture and the...

North of Sicily and south of Amalfi is Calabria. In the toe of the boot that is Italy, it is surrounded almost entirely by sparkling seas, and filled with dramatic cities teetering atop cliffs, ruined Byzantine cathedrals next to Norman castles, lush valleys, ancient forests and rugged mountains. Greeks, Romans, Saracens and Bourbons have all laid...

Una maratona online durata oltre cinque ore - domenica 23 agosto - ha tenuto incollati più di cinquemila seguaci ai Pc sparsi in varie parti del mondo nell’incontro virtuale sui temi della casa, delle radici e del ritorno. Il Festival delle Spartenze ha chiuso il mese di agosto con un appuntamento online sulla propria pagina Facebook dove, in una v...

Calabria is a favorite summer holiday destination for Italians. While they may stick mostly to the beaches, there are often charming, seaside villages to explore, guarding historic buildings and picturesque alleys, best enjoyed in the late afternoon in the sunset light, after some fun hours at the beach.  Here are three Calabrian seaside villages t...

Live Coffee Chat at Casa Belvedere: Italian Beaches/ Le Spiagge Italiane. Saturday, July 25th • 10:00am. Learn how to vacation as the Italians do! Guest speaker: Marco Evangelista, Director of Journeys by Central Holidays. Each Coffee Chat guest is entered to win a specialty gift courtesy of SI-Espresso! REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will r...

Legends state that Reggio Calabria was founded by Aschenez, a great grandchild of Noah. Italian Jews were the first Jews in the Diaspora, coming to Calabria in 167 BC during the time of the Macabbees.  They the only Jews in the world who moved from place to place voluntarily and we are the Jews who came to the southern Italian shores from Judea dur...

From their earliest days, the Royal House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies has always had the well-being of the peoples of southern Italy and Sicily in their hearts. The House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies ruled Southern Italy from 1734 to 1860. The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies was the largest sovereign state on the Italian peninsula, by both population and size,...

The global pandemic has put a halt to many travel experiences, including the rush to snap up Italian homes at bargain prices, but now that some places are emerging from restrictions, the country's one-dollar home bonanza seems to be back on. And the deals seem to be better than ever. Cinquefrondi, a community in the southern region of Calabria, cal...

Let’s take a trip to the deep south of Italy. To the toe of the boot where not so many visitors to Italy venture. Such a shame. Calabria is the southern most region on Italy’s mainland and it has a fascinating and ancient past, incredible beaches and beautiful mountains to explore. Guest Karen Haid lived in the region for several years and wrote a...

“È importante essere qui in questo momento di difficoltà per il settore turistico. Perché in questa situazione il turismo delle radici può dare delle risposte ed essere uno slancio per il rilancio”. Si è aperta con queste parole del Direttore Generale per gli Italiani all’Estero della Farnesina, Luigi Maria Vignali, la terza edizione del Tavolo di...