April/May 2023: Genoa Guide, Montalcino Vineyard, Dream Day in Veneto

Darkness and Light: The Two Sides of Genoa Genoa’s medieval center is shrouded in palpable dimness, its dense streets and caruggi – narrow medieval alleyways typical of Liguria – encapsulated by surrounding buildings that block sunlight from most angles. A square here and there is punctuated by pockets of sunlight, but even on a banner blue sky day, much of …

August/September 2022: Trentino Alto-Aldige, Tuscan Boutique Hotels, Best Pizza In Italy

Mountain Moments in Trentino Alto-Adige/Südtirol The Italian Republic was forged from numerous, often culturally diverse city-states and maritime republics that were once autonomous countries. Nowhere in Italy is that more evident than the still autonomous, often German and/or Ladin-speaking regions of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, the mountainous far north that was actually part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire as recently as 1919. We …

June/July 2022: Cool Ways to Learn Italian, Joys of Italian Opera, Garden Cooking

Enhance Your Italian Language Skills with These ResourcesOpportunities to learn Italian are everywhere from virtual lessons online with a teacher in Italy to interactive apps to all kinds of creative YouTube channels. We detail 20 of our favorite resources from a subscription streaming service (with news, sports, drama) to a podcast on the ins and outs of Italian linguistics to …