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The European Capital of Culture – Matera 2019

The European Capital of Culture Matera, Basilicata 2019 The Italian City of Matera in Basilicata has been Awarded the Title of European Capital of Culture for the year 2019. so I would begin to make your plans now. Vacationing in Matera… truly something special. The ancient city of Matera is steeped in history and is […]

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Calabria – Beautiful Video – Very Touching Memories

Calabria – Beautiful Video – Touching Memories –  Whether your family emigrated here from Calabria or other regions of Italy this video will touch you. Photos of the Old Calabria and listening to the Calabrian Dialect will truly make you think back to your parents and grandparents.  We were never taught this dialect even though […]

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Calabria – Beautiful Video – Touching Memories –

Calabria – Beautiful Video – Touching Memories – Whether your family emigrated here from Calabria or other regions of Italy this video will touch you. Photos of the Old Calabria and listening to the Calabrian Dialect will truly make you think back to your parents and grandparents.  We were never taught this dialect even though […]

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Roman Holiday – Gregory Peck & Audrey Hepburn

Roman Holiday – I don’t know how to say Goodbye – Audrey Hepburn / Gregory Peck Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy directed and produced by William Wyler. It stars Gregory Peck as a reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own. Hepburn won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance; the screenplay and costume […]

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Lake Como and Lake Lugano – Magnificent

Lake Como and Lake Lugano – Magnificent Lake Como (Lago di Como in Italian, also known as Lario, after the Latin name of the lake; Lach de Comm in Lombard; Latin: Larius Lacus) is a lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy. It has an area of 146 square kilometres (56 sq mi), making it […]

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Eat Like the Locals Do in Venice

Eat Like the Locals Do in Venice This short video will make you hungry. There is no food quite like Italian Food. Unquestionably the most popular in the world. Take a moment and visit Venice in this video and get your taste buds moving. I’m salivating right now. Everybody Loves Italian From You Tube Dominic […]

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Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre’s Jewel

Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre’s Jewel Vernazza (Latin: Vulnetia) is a town and comune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern Italy. It is one of the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre region. Vernazza is the fourth town heading north, has no car traffic, and remains one of the truest “fishing […]

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Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre’s Jewel

Vernazza, Italy: Cinque Terre’s Jewel Vernazza (Latin: Vulnetia) is a town and comune located in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northwestern Italy. It is one of the five towns that make up the Cinque Terre region. Vernazza is the fourth town heading north, has no car traffic, and remains one of the truest “fishing […]

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Visit Calabria – Sing Calabrisella

Sing Calabrisella – Visit Calabria – I have a special connection with Calabria. My Father’s parents both emigrated here from the little town of Maida. Actually this is the same town where Gay Talese’s family came from. WOWL Pretty Cool…. huhh? LOL  Anyway, for those not familiar with this region… Calabria known in antiquity as […]

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A Perfect Tuscan Dinner explained

A Perfect Tuscan Dinner  We hope you enjoy this excellently produced video describing a complete Tuscan Dinner from the Apertivo to the Dolce e caffe’. Below is a further explanation of Tuscan cuisine. Enjoy ! Simplicity is central to the Tuscan cuisine. Legumes, bread, cheese, vegetables, mushrooms and fresh fruit are used. A good example […]

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