Caltagirone, the colorful capital of ceramics

Caltagirone is one of the eight towns of south-eastern Sicily known as the baroque towns of the Val di Noto, which were almost entirely destroyed and rebuilt after the earthquake of 1693 and classified as a UNESCO world heritage site. … Continue reading

More than just ham and cheese: hidden and historic Parma in 40 photos and a few anecdotes

Known abroad primarily for its prosciutto and parmigiano cheese, Parma is, first and foremost, a town with a rich historic and artistic heritage. Even if your time in Parma is limited I’d very highly advise you to visit at least … Continue reading