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Ravenna: a dream town. As a child, I was taken there many times, as many of the children attending the elementary school. At that time I realize that as Italian, I had a unique chance that nobody else has: learn history in the places history was created. But this time I will start my story from another point of view:…

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The best thing you can do to understand a place to visit, is to star with eating some local food. And this is mostly the first thing I do when I have guests from abroad: I cook or, better, I take them to one of my favourite special places and let them enjoy Emilia Romagna food. It’s not anymore a surprise: people…

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I’m browsing my mail and going back a few days to see if I get something interesting. I find the press release of a colleague who talks about the kite festival. I do not remember having ever had one. Actually because no one had ever taught me to do it or even explained to me why it is nice to do it. Yet for 37…

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It’s early in the morning when we arrive at the Cubo Magico (magic cube), a visit center placed near the end of the Bevano River. This is one of the many access to the Regional Park of Po’ River Delta, a unique wetland that covers 54.000 hectares between Ferrara and Ravenna, two important cities of Emilia Romagna.…

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Do you really know Ravenna? For some of you the right question would be, Do you know Ravenna at all? A Unesco site town that should be known all over the world for its wonderful gold and blue mosaics, its byzantine huge churches and its ancient history. But maybe Ravenna is more than that and, as Romans used to say,…

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One of the things I like most in being a blogger is that I always receive some nice invitation in places I could have never imagined to be so amazing. Here’s the surprise that came from my friend Francesco of the Consorzio Vino Burson in Bagnacavallo, who invited me to discover this wine and the surrounding area.…

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It’s very easy to travel Emilia Romagna, just following it’s food and sometimes it’s even harder to resist to these temptations. If you would like to search for traditional fairs, you would discover that most of them are dedicatd to a Saint or better to a food or to an animal (pork, most of the…