Un’astronave interrata nel Chianti fiorentino. Una tartaruga nel cuore della campagna umbra. Una bolla di vetro sui colli piemontesi. Dalla Maremma alle Langhe passando per il Veneto e la Sicilia, il fenomeno delle cantine d'autore ha conquistato tante delle case vinicole del Bel Paese. Le nuove ‘cattedrali del vino’, firmate dai grandi nomi dell’a...

Turquoise waters, jagged coasts, hidden bays, rocks sculpted by the wind, white-sand beaches set within natural pink granite: this is the “comp card” of the Sardinian coast from Porto Torres to Olbia.  Both are final destinations on an itinerary that winds its way between the Gulf of Asinara and the Costa Smeralda and that touches some of the best-...

The manufacture of ceramics in Oristano is linked to the geological characteristics of the area. The city is located between two large ponds near the mouth of the Tirso, where the clay component of the soil has provided the raw material for the production of various forms of pottery from Neolithic times to the present day.  The most ancient example...

Sardinian gastronomy is famous for its simplicity and its link with local traditions. At the base of the typical preparations we find durum wheat semolina, sheep meat, cheese and honey. Every recipe is linked to the island life, authentic and true as its unspoiled nature. But what are the first ten dishes of the Sardinian tradition? Speaking about...

Driving around the island of Sardinia, you’ll see names and places that resemble Italian language only from a distance. You’ll first subconsciously translate definite articles: il becomes su and la becomes sa.  Next you might wonder if u’s have overtaken o’s because nostro is nostru and vostro is bostru. But as the official language of the island i...

Named UNESCO heritage in 1997, the Nuraghi are one of the most important archaeological traces of the ancient Sardinian civilization, the oldest even date back to the II millennium BC. (Bronze Age). The routes in the numerous sites offer an excellent way to explore Sardinia in every aspect. Currently, in the Sardinian territory there are more than...

Blessed with mountains, lakes and 7600km of coastline, Italy offers some of the most stunning beaches in Europe. From the trendy hotspots to the out-of-the-way locales, it's not hard to find a piece of sand with unforgettable vistas. Here are Italy's 10 best beaches to add to your bucket list. 1. Spiaggia Rena Bianca – Santa Teresa di Gallura The “...

A unique collection of videos about the Sardinian heritage are available on Vimeo through the Ethnographic Institute of Sardinia’s on-demand platform, “ISRECINEMA.” There are 52 works (with new ones on the way) that consist of photo essays, documentaries, short films and animated films. The platform contains the institutes first works dating back t...

Un albergo diffuso nell’ex supercarcere dell’Asinara, in uno scenario incantato tra mare e natura protetta. Con piccoli alloggi funzionali e confortevoli ma fedeli all’architettura originaria. Caratterizzata da casette bianche con tetto in tegole rosse e vista sul mare. La nuova vita dell’isola dell'Asinara, celebre per il suo passato da super carc...

È nata in Sardegna ma ha trascorso la maggior parte della sua vita lontano dall’Isola. Paola Antonelli è oggi valutata una delle persone più autorevoli a livello mondiale nel settore dell’arte. È la curatrice del Dipartimento di Architettura e Design e Direttrice della Ricerca e dello Sviluppo al Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) di New York. "Sono nata...