This charming hilltop town is located in the stunning Serra Gaucha.
My visit to two of the most important historic sites in Porto Alegre: Palacio Piratini and Teatro Sao Pedro.
An expat's viewpoint to the heartbreaking and deadly consequences of lockdowns.
Luso-American Author, C. De Melo, describes how life in Italy has changed during the COVID19 Quarantine.
An interesting interview with scholar, sculptor, and painter, Anthony Visco.
Enthusiasts of theater, film, costumes, and wigs take note: this epic historical workshop is a must see on your trip to Florence!
An amazing event in the medieval center of Ferrara.
With 60 first place international awards, this young pianist's career is slated to be legendary.
Curatives and poisons in the Middle Ages.
The story of a true Renaissance Man.
This traditional, festive cake is the perfect complement to coffee, tea or bubbly.
Easy, delicious, and filling pasta dish that you can whip up quickly.
Originally founded in 1552, the Compagnia Balestrieri Fiorentini keep history alive.
Horse, donkey, and plenty of wine!
This fascinating skill is quickly becoming a lost art but one man is on a mission to save it.
How fashion was used in the Renaissance to push political and economic agendas in Florence
Easter 2016 marks the 538th anniversary of the most terrible murder inside the Florence cathedral.
A Historical Site NOT to be Missed!
A Must-See When You Visit Florence...
Ghosts and haunted buildings in the Renaissance City...
Traditional recipe that is easy to make.
Despite having lived in Italy for years and having traveled all over the country, I had never been to Napoli. My husband and I had to go there on business and stayed for three days. Napoli is a city of contrasts: imposing Norman castles coexist...
Do you know when it's proper to order a cappuccino and when it's not? Or the difference between a macchiato and a latte macchiato? Should you order a caffe Americano? Read on to find the answer...
An experience not to be missed.
I don't have much of a sweet tooth, but when I do get a craving for a dessert, it has to be really, really good- and boxed cake mixes or sweets wrapped in cellophane just won't cut it. I want something that is homemade from scratch, with no...
Tangy and spicy shrimp from the African coast.
Edinburgh, Scotland: is there a better way to spend Halloween week than in one of the world's most haunted cities? So far, it tops my list!
You might wonder how Europeans stay thin if they consume wine and rich foods. Here are a few ways I stay active and healthy.
bacalhau casserole ready to be served Bacalhau is the Portuguese word for codfish. More precisely, dried, salted cod (bacalhau fresco is fresh codfish). Long before refrigeration was invented, people preserved their meats and fish by drying and...