Unique Rock Formations In Italy

My favorite rock from Italy is the one I got set at Scavia after my husband proposed on our terrace in Milan. But actually this post is about some very unique and (mostly) natural rock formations worth visiting. Bonus: they’re free, and not closed on Mondays.   Best Unique Rock formations in Italy For Daydreaming Sardinia…

Cycling in Sardinia

Let's get this out of the way, since I know there is one thing travelers want to know when planning to cycle on vacation. It's the same thing I got asked every single morning before breakfast when I guided bike tours in Italy:  what about the hills?  The answer is, Sardinia is hilly. Very hilly.…

Posted by on Sep 7, 2009 in Sardinia | No Comments

Italian Ceramics: Sardinia

  Do a google search for Italian Ceramics, and you’ll read about those from Faenza and Deruta and maybe Caltagirone in Sicily. You’ll see images of beautiful painted ceramic bowls and platters covered with lemons, typical of Tuscany and Umbria. The town of Faenza, which is in Emilia-Romagna not far from Brisighella and San Marino, is…

Posted by on Jun 4, 2009 in Sardinia, What to Buy Where | No Comments

Isola Maddalena, Sardinia

Isola Maddalena, Sardinia

Sure, one can go to the Emerald Coast, aka the Costa Smeralda of Sardinia (between Palau and Olbia on the northeast side of the island), vacation with the Who’s Who of Italy, and do some yacht-watching. One could even stay at the famous 5-star hotel Cala di Volpe in the town of Porto Cervo and rub shoulders with…

Posted by on Sep 17, 2008 in Sardinia | No Comments