The archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum are the closest image you can get of how a town belonging to the Roman Empire worked and looked like. The devastating eruption of 79AD of Mount Vesuvius buried these cities under molten rock and ashes preserving them from the unavoidable spell cast by the course of time. Check this article in which I explain how and why you should plan a visit in these incredible time capsules.Continue reading “Pompeii vs Herculaneum: Differences, Tips and Why You Should Visit Them”
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Italians are considered to be one of the most stereotyped people in the world. But which are the generalizations they consider unfair and/or that bother them? Find out more in this article!Continue reading “4 Popular Stereotypes that Annoy Italians”
Are you a book lover and in search of new non-fiction books about Italy? Don’t look any further, read my review of 3 works published in 2020.Continue reading “My Review of 3 Non-Fiction Books about Italy Published in 2020”
Ritual breads, finely decorated loaves typical of Southern Italy, are literal works of art. Want to know how these look and where to find them? Keep reading!Continue reading “Ritual Bread in Southern Italy: Discover the Fascinating Mediterranean Legacy of the Artistic Bakery Products”
Italy is a country that can list 200 types of bread and, as usual, every region is an independent reality with a specific set of traditional recipes. Want to travel an Italian region and try the local bread? Read this article and discover its specialities!Continue reading “Italian Bread List: 38 Regional Types You Should Try”
Naples, probably along with Palermo, is the Italian capital city of the street food. Check this post to read some suggestions on what to try while in Naples and learn some history behind this custom of eating “on the go”.
San Gennaro, Patron Saint of the city of Naples, Italy, three times a year seems to allow a fascinating yet disconcerting “blood miracle”. Want to know more about it? Check the article!
The Holy Shroud of Turin is the most important Christian relic that we have in Italy. It is also, without a doubt, the most controversial one. But, why is that? To learn more about its history, the places and the studies connected with it, check this article!
Discover the traits of seven of the most famous Italian cities through an inconventional means: song lyrics!
If you’ve been visiting Italy from some time now, I guess you are aware of the culinary differences between the regions (and even towns) and you know it’s clever to try local dishes when in a specific territory (as it always should be). In this post you will find a list of dishes you should taste while in South Tyrol.