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Umbria is referred to as il cuore verde d’Italia (the green heart of Italy). It is the only Italian region having neither a coastline nor a border with other countries. It is characterized by hills and...


Exploring Italy

Without doubt, my favourite places in Italy are Venice, Tuscany, the Cinque Terre, Rome and the Amalfi Coast. In the last 17 years we have spent more than seven weeks exploring this fabulous country,...


Funeral Traditions Around the World

I have always found it fascinating to discover the different attitudes and practices regarding death and funerals. Cemeteries do not hold any fears for me, rather, they are places of awe and reverence as...