An Ancient Italian City of Well-Being

Traveling in Italy over the last several years, I've visited my share of Roman ruins but perhaps one of the most interesting and remote sites are the Roman ruins in Veleia (Veleja Romana) not far from the town of Castell'Arquato near Parma. Described as a landscape out of time, Veleia is considered to be one of …

The Most Famous Comic Strip in Italy

When I was first met Rita at Castello Gropparello we visited over Piacenza cuisine, castles, Celtic legends and Italian ghosts. General conversation for a woman who together with her family have transformed a medieval castle and surrounding wood into one of Italy's top gastro-historical sites with food festivals and evocative events. Rita's esthetic is for …