Sperlonga and the Riviera of Ulysses: a photo essay

Sperlonga is a charming little seaside borgo perched on the coast between Rome and Naples. Its historic center with its whitewashed houses and maze of narrow stairway streets, leading to unexpected terraces with beautiful views, is lovely to explore on foot. The town is also renowned for its beautiful beaches, which are considered among the most beautiful beaches of Italy. Continue reading

Top 5 best free language apps to learn Italian before your next trip to Italy

For those of you who think that learning a new language is necessarily very time consuming, big ticket or just not in your wheelhouse, here are five free language apps that will definitely change your mind. The top apps on this list will introduce you to the new language in a very entertaining way, without requiring to re-organize your daily or weekly routine or spending an arm and a leg. Continue reading

Exploring Alberobello, the capital of the curious cone-roofed drystone dwellings

Alberobello, the capital of the trulli, is located at the edge of the beautiful Valle d’Itria, in the Puglia region of Italy, at the crossroad of the provinces of Bari, Brindisi and Taranto. The town and surrounding countryside is characterized … Continue reading