No matter where you travel in the world, there is usually one special place that you never tire of visiting. In this exclusive “Where to next?” blog series, we talk to some of the biggest travel influencers in the industry, as they give us expert insights into their favourite parts of the world – shining a light on beautiful destinations through th...

Friday, May 22, 2020. 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. 45 minutes lecture, 15 minutes Q & A. The webinar will take place online through Cisco Webex. The webinar is $10 for all Filitalia members and non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. Join Angela Cacciarru and learn about the Island of Sardinia, the oldest land in Italy and one of...

Soccer, considered in Italy almost as a religion, has been telling beautiful and sometimes really exciting pages of history for over 100 years. One of these was written in 1970, exactly 50 years ago. In those years Italy was still experiencing the famous economic boom of the '60s, that of well-being for all the people who came out a few years befor...

Born in Orani (Nuoro) in 1911, sixth of ten children, Nivola experienced in his childhood the difficult life of a poor family in rural Sardinia in the early twentieth century. From a young age, in 1926, he was hired as an apprentice by the painter Mario Delitala for the decoration of the Aula Magna of the University of Sassari. The departure from h...

Rocky coastline overlooking the sea; paths that wind between the Mediterranean scrub, cliffs overlooking the beaches with vibrant colors and crystal clear waters: Sardinia with its wild interior and spectacular views has long been known as one of the most fascinating destinations for lovers of climbing. Thanks to its mild climate, the island offers...

The north-west coast of Sardinia boasts numerous resorts that welcome tourists from all over the world every year: from the Sinis Peninsula to the town of Alghero, and then continue to the Porto Conte Regional Park which houses the famous Neptune's Cave until north western end characterized by low and slightly rocky coasts, white sand and crystal c...

The protected marine area Sinis Peninsula - Mal di Ventre Island is a marine area located west of the city of Oristano that protects the environment including the Sinis Peninsula, characterized by a varied rocky and sandy coast, the Mal di Ventre Island, and the Scoglio del Catalano. The importance of the area derives from the tourist impulse it ha...

When asking a friend what time you should meet for lunch, she may say ‘a mezzogiorno’ – at midday, at noon, or at 12pm.  However, when Italians use the word ‘il Mezzogiorno’, they are not always be talking about lunchtime. Instead they could be referring to the southern area of Italy, including the regions Abruzzo, Molise, Campania, Puglia, Basilic...

For more than 30 years, Mauro Morandi has been the sole inhabitant of a beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea. For the past few weeks his hermit's hut has been an aptly isolated location from which to watch the global coronavirus crisis unfold. And, after being alone with his own thoughts for so much of his life, he's got some insight into the...

There’s no putting the work of Italian fashion designer Antonio Marras – or the designer himself for that matter – into a neat box. Marras is as eclectic as he is brilliant. He is known as one of the most intellectual of the Italian designers, adept at weaving poetry, literature, cinema, music, and the visual arts into his collections, including tr...