Hands aren’t just for typing and texting, but for creating,” says Pasquale Marinelli, a bell artisan in Italy. Pasquale and his brother Armando are the 26th generation of a family who has been crafting handmade bells since the middle ages. Pouring scalding-hot liquid metal into carefully designed molds, the two sweat over glowing embers, working wi...

There are some villages with the ability to convey to visitors an intangible sense of magic, something so profound that it is difficult to explain and understand without experiencing it firsthand. And some of these places, right by reason of their own magic carved on culture over centuries made of history and ancient traditions, such as the artisti...

Travel suggestions for those who wish to run along Italy from Friulian Carnia to the sea overlooking Africa. The freedom of a holiday in campervan in Italy is much more than a "different" idea of tourism. It is a lifestyle, the outdoor holiday par excellence but in the comfort of beds to sleep on and an engine under the bonnet. It is true full-mode...

Molise is the second smallest region in Italy after the Aosta Valley and is a territory rich in history and culture incredibly little known. It is a predominantly mountainous area of Italy located in the south central part of the Italian peninsula that extends from the Apennines to the Adriatic Sea. On the coast there are important seaside resorts...

Where better to spend your lake vacation than in Italy? Our peninsula has a significant number of lakes, to be precise we are talking about 1500, all with different characteristics. For your lake vacation in Italy, you can choose any destination: from north to south and you can even choose the region that most appeals to you. Preferring a lake vaca...

If there's one thing not lacking in Italy, it's affordable real estate. Thousands of stunningly picturesque towns and villages — in the mountains, hilltops and seaside — sit half-empty, as the country's declining birth rate and prolonged economic crisis have led to an exodus of people from non-urban areas, and young people from Italy itself. There...

Here I am sitting at a table with complete strangers I only met five minutes ago while looking out of the window of my B&B. They gestured for me to join their little dinner party and are now feeding me beautiful food and wine accompanied by laughter and good music. This makes it click that something amazing is about to happen. It’s the Saturday eve...

Molise is a still largely unexplored and unknown region that holds authentic natural beauty and breathtaking landscapes. This territory offers breathtaking natural landscapes, rich in history and traditions, inviting you to discover an unspoiled corner of the Belpaese. Nestled in the heart of its green hills and mountains, the region hides fascinat...

Along Italy’s Adriatic coast, you’ll find a unique seaside construction, the trabocchi (or trabucchi): they are a traditional type of fishing machine, popular in the regions of Molise, Puglia, and especially Abruzzo, specifically along the Costa dei Trabocchi, a stretch of coastline between Ortona and Vasto. These traditional fishing machines are p...

Nestled in the Molise region of Italy, the village of Sepino is rich in history and natural beauty. Its name derives from the Latin word saepum, meaning “enclosure,” which referred to the wooden palisade that enclosed the area designated for animals along the ancient tratturi, a seasonal migration route for livestock.  Sepino’s long history is visi...