Although well known as a holiday destination, the Cinque Terre remains surprisingly mellow.
Revolutionary and intellectual, Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of Giuseppe Mazzini.
Author Rosie Whitehouse takes us fishing off the coast of Noli.
Mary Shelley’s summer on the Golfo dei Poeti was not as idyllic as you might think.
Author Rosie Whitehouse takes a tour of Genoa’s silk merchants.
The Barbary pirates ramsacked towns along the north African coast in the 16th century.
The story of Rinaldo Piaggio, creator of one of Italy’s icons – the Vespa.
Beppe Grillo — comedian, political activist, a founder of MoVimento 5 Stelle.
From fireworks to frying pans, here’s where to travel in May.
Tired of the traditional mince pies and Christmas pudding? Why not tempt your friends and family this Christmas with one of these festive bakes?