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Tips / 11.12.2013

Italian trains used to be cheap, slow, rather dirty, often late, and the nearest to the South, the worse the service.Although regional trains did not change much, the introduction of the high-speed corridor from Turin to Milan and from Milan to Naples/Salerno profoundly changed train transportation, shrinking the time needed to travel between the main...

Charming Towns / 15.11.2013

Little known even by Italians, Basilicata is one of Italy’s best regions for an offbeat journey between unspoilt landscapes, hilltop towns where time seems to have stopped and genuine people, proud of their longstanding traditions.[caption id="attachment_16437" align="alignleft" width="750"] Castelmezzano, pretty town of the Basilicata region[/caption][pullquote]Isolated for long, Basilicata kept its authenticity[/pullquote]Forget the luxuriant hills of...

Food & Wine / 05.10.2013

In Italy, food is so much tied to culture, history, and traditions that it's impossible to understand the country without a culinary journey, and Brindisi makes no exception.Every region has its specialties, based on the local products and making for a wonderful variety of dishes, tastes, and flavors. In Brindisi, and in all Puglia, food...

Travel Postcards / 27.09.2013

Lively and lovely, Bologna is one of the few cities where I felt immediately at home.Blending classic architecture and colorful houses, wonderful squares and narrow alleys, simple but charming 'Trattorie' and bustling bars, Bologna won my heart in an instant.So, why did I choose to share black and white photos, you may wonder? I wished...

Cities, Culture and Art / 06.07.2013

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When thinking of the Puglia region, Brindisi is not the first destination that comes up to mind. For many, it is just the embarkation point to Greece, but the city is indeed well worth spending a few days, as I recently discovered. If you wonder why...