A Journey to Calabria: Sun, Sea, Ancient Civilizations, and Jagged Terrain


Calabria

Growing up in Philadelphia, “Sicilian” or “Napolitano” were the two choices given to identify as Italian. Throwing “Calabrese” into the mix usually resulted in a blank stare and nod of recognition...a sort of “Yeah, I’ve heard of Calabria before so fine, I guess that’s Italian."   Fast forward a couple of decades and even...

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Fascinating Things to do in Bari, Puglia


Founded by Greeks, resting place of the original Santa Claus and capital of the region of Puglia in the south of Italy, Bari has lots to shout about. Located in the southern heel it’s the second largest city in the mezzogiorno, or southern Italy, and has a long history as a bustling port. But few realize that the old town retains much of its...

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