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A short walk in Sgurgola

The end of August south of Rome, in Lazio, Ciociaria, on the road to enjoy a short walk in Sgurgola on the edge of Lepini Mountains.

It has been a dry hot summer with regular fires alongside the roads where drivers adopt the memory of old movies and flick their cigarettes out the window

By |August 31st, 2016|Thoughts in Universe, blog by Gavin Tulloch|0 Comments

Priverno Remembering Privernum

The main road from the motorway at Frosinone to the Tyrrhenian seaside resort of Terracina is a continuous stream of cars and trucks on a summers day, and nearly all the travellers give not a second thought to the towns of the Lepini Mountains spread and dotted over the low hills and higher mountains.

But

By |August 12th, 2016|Special Galleries and Museums|0 Comments

Gavignano – Another Night of Fun

On the night of a ‘Chalice in the Village’ of Gavignano, the thousand or so summery visitors joined the citizens of Gavignano to climb up the winding road to the top in the square of the Baronial Palace, stopping on the short climb as dusk approaches to view across the expanse of the valley

By |August 11th, 2016|Thoughts in Universe, blog by Gavin Tulloch|0 Comments

An Unforgettable Icecream

What is an unforgettable icecream? I would say that with my long experience of ‘chronic addiction to ice cream’ the answer is a holistic experience.

Eating an ice cream is an experience that can give you a moment of joy. When we go to a bar rather than a supermarket to buy an ice cream,

By |August 7th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Quirino Briganti: a ‘glocal’with Lepini Mountains in his blood

I do not remember hearing Quirino Briganti speak about Monti Lepini (Lepini Mountains) in high school but I’m sure this ongoing connection between caring for the local community and being open to the global was already born those years ago.

I lost sight of Quirino for a while and I found him again when he

Summer Events in Trani, just outside the Museum

Trani, laying a little north of Bari, on the clear blue Adriatic, is a town to where those from the north flock in summer. In the evenings Magical Summer Events in the open air provide a welcome break from the hot midday sun. Especially those in the square of the Cathedral, where the perfume

By |August 3rd, 2016|Special Musical Experience|0 Comments

A Paliano Osteria in the castle alley

From a friendship an inn in was founded in Paliano. A Paliano osteria, just round the corner from the old gate, which immediately became a meeting place due to the magic of the place, the warmth of the welcome and the quality of food they offer. lt is “Osteria un Quato all’Uva”.

The place of

By |August 3rd, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Fuori Museo: in arT back to Trani

We came back to Trani to enjoy the concert by Nicola Piovani and his group in the open air in front of the spectacular cathedral of Saint Nicolas the Pilgrim.

The concert is among a series of Fuori Museo, Eventi d’Estate (Events of Summer) sponsored by Fondazione SECA through its president and founder Natalino Pagano.

After

By |August 2nd, 2016|Special Musical Experience|0 Comments

Wine and music: Chalices in the village in Gavignano

A medieval village and its fine people, a tasting of selected local wines, jazz music, samplings of local products, folk music, breathtaking scenery, streets and white stone buildings that reflect the moon. All this on the night of Chalices in the Village in Gavignano.

Faced with such excellence, the only question that comes to mind is

By |July 25th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Famous Arnò Personalised Perfumes in Venice

Do you know the scents, the essence of Sicily? Have you been enveloped by the scent of citrus blossoms (flowers of oranges and lemons) in late March?

If you have experienced these emotions, then you can understand the story of Giuseppe Arnone and his creation Arnò that has recently arrived in Venice, at the

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