On one side is Santa Teresa di Gallura, on the other are Castelsardo and Sassari. Between them, the Mediterranean, pine forests, dunes, and beaches. The mistral wind blows constantly, shaping the granite cliffs, shaking the juniper trees, sculpting this stretch of coast in northern Sardinia that have come to be known as Costa Paradiso (Paradise Coa...

From the Filiming Italy Festival in Sardinia, to the San Francisco Green Film Festival, eco-sustainability is a great topic of interest today, in both nations.  In Sardinia, on June 13th, at the Forte Village, the Filming Italy Festival will take place and diverse producers, institutions and international personalities will participate to such beau...

Sardinia, the Cilento area of the southern province of Salerno and the Maremma zone spreading between Lazio and Tuscany were the parts of Italy to come out strongest in the 2019 edition of the annual guide of seaside resorts prepared by Legambiente and the Touring Club Italiano. Pollica, near Salerno; Castiglione della Pescaia, in the province of G...

Sardinia has an age-old story, told by the archaeological evidence dotted throughout the territory. The tangible signs of the prehistoric island are endless: menhir, dolmen, domus de Janas, sacred wells, tombs of the giants and countless Nuraghe complexes. Enormous stones that have been guarding secrets for four thousand years. Buildings, often int...

A film by director Laura Luchetti and set in Sardinia, which tells a love story between two adolescents - one an illegal African migrant and the other the daughter of a migrant trafficker - is set to hit Italian theatres in June. The film, "Twin Flower", stars Kallil Kone and Anastasyia Bogach in debut performances. The Sardinian frontier portrayed...

If you think longevity solely comes down to genes and diet, think again. Our social life -- the family ties and the bonds you have with friends and community -- might also play a vital role. Adolfo Melis, who lives on the island of Sardinia, in Italy, is testament to this way of thinking. He might be 94, but he says he feels like 50. Melis is still...

The "Monte Arci" forest complex, located on the homonymous volcanic massif, covers a total area of 5,985 hectares located on all sides of Monte Arci in Sardinia. Considering the geo-pedological and vegetational situation present in the complex, the natural vocation is multifunctional: naturalistic-landscape, conservative, productive and of social a...

This month we are highlighting the island wines of Italy.  Obviously a broad range as Italy has over 450 islands with some of the largest being Sicily and Sardinia.  There are plenty of wonderful smaller islands to explore that produce wine as well including Capri, Ischia, Elba and more.  I’m taking you to the island of Sardinia, known as Sardegna ...

When: Monday, June 3, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Join us for a special Sardinian wine tasting and degustation of local products from Sardinia. Oenologist Clara Orban (and Professor at DePaul University) will lead us on this exciting culinary journey. This event is open...

"I came to America because I heard the streets were paved with gold. When I got here, I found out three things: first, the streets weren't paved with gold; second, they weren't paved at all; and third, I was expected to pave them. This well-known quote, said by an Italian immigrant to America, reminds us that life in the new world wasn't easy for o...