February 11, 2019You have likely seen it without recognising it. Matera in Italy has been designated European Capital of Culture for 2019 and is thought to be the world's third oldest city. A Unesco World Heritage site since 1993, the city's Sassi quarter has been used as a filming location for numerous movies.
January 1, 2019There is a lot you can learn about a country or destination, its history, people and culture from local cuisines. Let us know what your top food experiences from around the world are, or what you would like to try.
June 24, 2018Italy, just like many of the popular countries in Europe, is battling overtourism. But there is another way to enjoy the country, and you don’t even have to give up a visit to a crowded place like Rome.
April 8, 2016By JULIA DELLA CROCE
Between revelations by Italian police in December linking organised crime to 7,000 tons of counterfeit olive oil, and an estimated four-fold increase in adulterated extra virgin following the dismal 2014 olive harvest, there is no denying that fraud remains rampant. With 72% worldwide sales of olive oil at stake...