Emilia-Romagna: a foodie paradise

Even within a country that is itself known worldwide for its popular cuisine, the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy is famed for its delectable food.

Towers and Tortellini: Taking a Bite of Bologna

It’s a world in itself, this pianeta porticata – ‘arcaded planet’, as the Bolognesi call their peculiar city. They like to be different, the Bolognesi.

European city breaks for wildlife lovers

Can’t decide whether you want a city break or a nature-oriented trip to Europe? Why not do both culture and vulture on the same short holiday?

Making the most of a long weekend in Abruzzo

You’ve made it to Abruzzo but you’ve only got a weekend to spare. Here’s how to make the most of a long weekend in the region. 

Scanno: At the forefront of fashion?

Scanno is particularly well known for its traditional costume. 

A taste of Abruzzo

From pasta to pizza and everything in between, Abruzzo is a paradise for foodie enthusiasts.  

Eating curds and whey

Rosie Whitehouse, author of our Liguria guide, discusses the flourishing artisan food industries in the Monte Sibillini region. 

Beach etiquette

Luciano Di Gregorio gives some helpful tips for those who fancy a trip to the beach in Abruzzo.

Pasta: a lifeline

Luciano Di Gregorio investigates why pasta is so integral to the diet of the Abruzzese.