Tarantella – Music from the South

The traditions, the food, and the culture that characterize southern Italy offer unexpected surprises. We absolutely love one of the most evocative types of traditional music and dance, which harken from the south.  There is ancient lore that women goin [...]

Marche, Umbria & Walking in the Rain

Let’s reflect on these two lesser known regions in Italy and take a deeper look at Le Marche, Umbria, and, as spring sometimes surprises us: hiking in the rain. Why not? After all, it is that time of year! A march, or mark, in the Middle Ages meant a bo [...]