Crotone doesn’t appear in any of the usual guidebooks. This is such a shame as visitors are missing out on such a treat! It feels like one of those places that Calabrians want to keep all to themselves!
Welcome to the second episode of Our Lives In Italy, Today we’ve got the pleasure of chatting with Valentina Harris.
What she doesn’t know about Italian food and cooking probably isn’t worth knowing. Educated in Italy, Valentina arrived in London from Ro…
Anyone who has read this blog will know about our love of wine! It’s even better if it’s local wine! Lockdown is finally easing here in Italy. So, we thought it would be a good idea to visit our favourite local vineyard in Calabria – Altomonte!
The city of Reggio (also called Reggio di Calabria or Reggio Calabria) is the main city of the province of the same name. It is also the closest main city to us, 30 minutes by train or car. This is the third post of the lesser known places to visit after our post on Perugia,…
Calabria produces over 25% of Italy’s citrus fruits. It is home to two unique varieties – bergamot and cedro. You might be familiar with the first, but not the second!
One of the best things that I’ve discovered about Italy is the “aperitivo.” It’s such a civilised way to spend some time with your friends, and experience some of the Italian ‘la dolce vita.’