We’ve all been there before. You’ve just arrived in a new city. You’re hungry and you need to find a good restaurant. But which one? Never fear, I’m here to help with my tips of how to find a great place to eat!
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!
Liquorice is like Marmite. People either love it or hate it. There is no middle ground! The plant is native to northern Calabria near Taranto. The Amarelli family have been harvesting and selling it since the 17th century. So much so, you can now visit their factory and museum!
Diamante is a charming fishing village on the Tyrrhenian Sea known for its mural-lined streets. A visit any time of year is advisable, but if you plan your trip for its annual Peperoncino Festival you’re in for an especially spicy treat!
We’ve had some fabulous guests on our podcast, where we talk to people who love Italy as much as us. Today’s equally fabulous guest is Gino De Blasio.
As you know we’ve started a podcast where we talk to people who adore Italy as much as us. Our guest today is Jo MacKay of bookingsforyou.com.
We decided to have a night away along the coast in Catanzaro and as it is just along the coast, we thought we would go by the coast railway instead of the car. Big Mistake!!!!!
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!
Genova (also known as Genoa) is a beautiful seaside city in Liguria on the northwest coast of Italy. Foodies will automatically think of pesto. However, Genova has so much more to offer people visiting for a day or two.
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!
Scilla, like most of Calabria, is generally overlooked by anyone travelling to Italy. This is such a shame, as they are missing out on one of Italy’s most beautiful villages. Don’t confuse Scilla with Sicilia, which is Italian for the island of Sicily! Even if you don’t have a car, you can get here easily…