Italy

Rome

Once it ruled the Western World, and even the partial, scattered ruins of that awesome empire, of which Rome was the capital, are today among the most overpowering sights on ...

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How to explore Rome

Rome is one of the largest cities in the world, but with so much to see and do, it can prove quite arduous for the visitor on his first visit. ...

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Naples is rich of surprises

When someone asks me what are my favorite cities in the world, I always include Naples. The riot of colors, the true and well-defined soul, the contradictions, the art of ...

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I need to be in ...

As always, Sicily has surprised me once again for the beauty of its places, for the goodness of its food and for the friendliness of locals. I think I will ...

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Racines

Racines, in German Language, Ratschings, extends itself between the Racines Valley and the Ridanna Valley, crossed by the river which has the same name. Populated mostly by German-speaking inhabitants, this ...

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Dolomites: 6 spots in 6 ...

In the Alto Adige everyone is abroad, even the people who live there. The Alto Adige (“Upper Adige” after its most famous river) is the Italian name for the South ...

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Cultural break or romantic escape, ...

I love Florence! It’s such a wonderful, elegant city, and the food, just like the art, is absolutely fabulous. Located midway between Milan and Rome, the cultured Tuscan capital is ...

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Modica

Modica is an attractive historic town in south-eastern Sicily, one of the area’s UNESCO-listed Baroque towns. Modica is particularly famous for its chocolate, and it is an appealing destination for ...

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Walking through the city: Modica

Any thoughts of  philosophy, work and so on had been far from my mind when I had set out that morning from my hotel, Casa Talía. This is an intimate ...

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European less discovered destinations

We’ll always have Paris…and Rome and Barcelona. But sometimes it’s worth sidestepping Europe‘s hotspots to seek out the continent’s less discovered destinations. THS contributor Pamela Parisi sets her sights on ...

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