Moving abroad is a dream for a lot of people, but the process can be long, complicated, and expensive. There's no quick fix for the first two problems, but there is for the latter. A British couple is auctioning off a spacious Italian villa for about $35 and it could be yours. Jon and Annmarie Nurse raffled off a Tuscan villa in 2020, using the mon...

It is no surprise that Italy is one of the most coveted destinations by tourists and this is related to a variety of factors. We have tourism related to art, history, food, nature and religion.  Afterall, it is hard to deny that the strong presence of the Holy See in Italy is the reason behind the long pilgrimages toward sanctuaries and churches th...

Matera is likely the most well known and visited of Italy’s cities carved into stone, but it’s far from being the only one. The Basilicata beauty has experienced a cultural Renaissance in recent years, also thanks to its role of European Capital of Culture in 2019, and it is today a popular tourist destination, movie set and artistic hub. There are...

The famed Seven Hills of Rome – i Sette Colli di Roma – Palatine, Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Quirinal, and Viminal have loomed over The Eternal city ever since its existence. Though the city now contains more than seven hills, (like The Janiculum, for example), these seven were the ones all contained within The Servian Walls, which w...

The Barberini family, an aristocratic Italian dynasty, attained enormous riches, power and influence in 17th-century Rome, peaking with the election of Cardinal Maffeo Barberini as Pope Urban VIII in 1623. The two-decade long pontificate of the new Barberini pope - a passionate patron of the arts - was marked by ecclesiastical, diplomatic and cultu...

Located in south-central Italy, the region of Abruzzo stretches from the heart of the Appennino mountains, to the Adriatic Sea, on a mainly mountainous and wild land. Between the rocky slopes and pristine peaks arise tourist resorts and well-equipped skiing facilities and Winter Sports, like at Roccaraso. There are numerous nature reserves, like th...

Tucked away in a particularly mountainous kink at the eastern end of the Italian Riviera, the villages of the Cinque Terre (pronounced chin-kwe ter-re, with a rolled "r" sound)  were shaped by their profound isolation. Set amid some of the most dramatic coastal scenery on the planet, these beautiful, colorful towns can bolster the most jaded of sp...

Recently, the fantastic youtube algorithm, instead of giving us the usual videos stuffed with cute kittens, finally recommended a very interesting video.  We came across a video posted back in 2016 by a certain Giovanni Castellana, listing 10 things you probably didn’t know about Sicily and as Giovanni writes in the video’s description, ‘The purpos...

If you’re looking for a really original way to get to know Rome, if you want to discover the secret of the dreamy atmosphere that makes it so truly unique and inimitable, try a trip on Tramjazz.The Stanga 1947 model isn’t just any old tram; it’s a legendary vehicle, the first “bendy-tram” in the capital, the jewel of the historical collection of AT...

Autumn is a romantic season: the warm colors that distinguish this time of year accompany us during the warm days, which will lead us to the cold winter. What could be better than taking trips outside the city to break the routine? Here are 12 proposals for experiences not to be missed in the fall, to have fun with family and friends. 12. Admire th...