All roads lead to Rome
August 7th, 2020 by

“Omnes viae Romam ducunt” Looking at it today the system of roads that crossed the Roman Empire in its greatest splendor, one is impressed by the capillarity and organization of the network. From Wales to Mesopotamia, from Crimea to the Atlas Mountains in Africa, this is what greatness looks like. An efficient road system that […]

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Italia and Albania in a map
Albania: the 21st Italian region
May 1st, 2020 by

If you look at history, language and traditions it seems that Albania and Italy have very little in common. Albania is a Balkan land, overlooking the Mediterranean, imbued with Ottoman culture, and a disputed land for centuries. It seems that Albania shares with Italy just the Strait of Otranto (about 50 nautical miles). But if […]

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Solera y Criadera
The Solera method, allegory of a perfect community
March 23rd, 2020 by

Wandering for producers of Brandy, Marsala, Rum, but above all Madeira and Sherry, you will undoubtedly have come across barrels stacked like a pyramid. This very scenic arrangement of barrels is not a picturesque choice, but reveals one of the most fascinating and illuminating methods of aging wines. This winemaking technique allows for preserving the […]

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Mediterranean Map
Sabir: the Mediterranean language
May 2nd, 2019 by

What is the relationship between a culture and its language? If there is a Mediterranean culture, does a Mediterranean language exist? If on the one hand, it is true that the language, the codified language, represents a unifying factor of a culture and a population, on the other it is equally true that the language, […]

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Richard and Barbara Sardinia Blue Zone
Sardinia Blue Zone Tour
October 23rd, 2018 by

Welcome back Richard and Barbara! Two years ago we’ve had a guest couple from NYC, that time we created a custom tour exploring west Sardinia. Well, long story short, that tour went so well they said: “That tour was the best holiday of our life, so we want to come back with you”. That is […]

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Ladies cycling in Sardinia
Sardinia, a growing cycling destination!
July 9th, 2015 by

This year we’ve noticed a strong growth of cycling tourism in Sardinia. But you as well can see cycling tourist everywhere, please cheer them and don’t use the horn 😉 Let us express our idea about some beliefs around this subject. 1 Cycling tourism is an interesting niche market Wrong. Cycling tourism is not an […]

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Culurgiones Sardinian ravioli
Culurgiones, a tipical Sardinian pasta
November 8th, 2014 by

On a beautiful day at a friends house, which we’ll tell you more in the next days, with a group of American friends we kneaded, stretched, cut, filled, closed, and cooked some wonderful culurgiones of Ogliastra, which are a kind of ravioli. Oh, we’ve also eaten… This is the recipe, try it yourself, but don’t […]

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Roberta Petza Chef
I’m just a cook: Roberto Petza
November 4th, 2014 by

This is Roberto Petza, and he defines himself as a cook, not as “Chef”. This subtle difference describes him as a modest person that, thanks to his work and his team, really promotes Sardinia. In a world that has too many Chef superstars , it’s a pleasure to meet somebody not bigheaded. He has a […]

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Salvatore Porcu a Sardinian shepherd
It’s not just about cheese
October 16th, 2014 by

Salvatore Porcu is a shepherd in Bosa, Sardinia, he keeps alive this tradition and ancient art that is a lifestyle, in spite of those who are now converted to simple farmers and milk producers. As I said he’s a sheperd, and he does it a sa sarda (in Sardinian way): being so meticulous till the […]

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