Six fun facts about Rome, the Eternal city, which is often known as Caput Mundi…
So, just how do you celebrate Mother’s Day Italian style? Well, no where in the world, perhaps, are mothers celebrated as much as in Italy. In fact, Mother’s Day seems almost made for the Italian mamma!
The nice balmy weather we’re currently enjoying has delighted many this Liberation Day, one of Italy’s typical annual picnic days. Which has me wondering if every nation has traditional picnic days. I really only know about the U.S. and Italy.
We love this nation, although of course like any place, Italy has its share of negatives and downfalls. But somehow, when we look back over the years, all we see are the people we’ve grown to love. The beauty of the land and culture. And the thread of God’s unwavering faithfulness woven through from beginningContinue reading “The Day Italy Stole our Hearts”
There’s a feeling of magic in the air! Italy’s Medieval fest season is upon us, like a fairy tale come alive! Knights, damsels, and court jesters. Feasting, with music and drummers. Medieval games, horse races, and parades with flags and torches. And it’s easy to imagine yourself the velvet clad Lord, or Lady in silk,Continue reading “Italy’s Four Most Famous and Unusual Medieval Festivals [Video]”
Carnival season starts soon in our little town, with its historic tradition of a parade and masked public street party. But no Italian carnival celebration more is famous than that of Venice.
Welcome to Italy’s real-life Narnia… the magical town that inspired C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia!