What It’s Like to Live in a Medieval Italian Castle

This charming TikTok account reveals the fantasy and reality of living in a medieval Italian castle.

Italy’s Alpini Corps: The Traditions Beyond the Feathered Cap

Cappello Alpino

The grey felt cap adorned with a black raven feather worn by old northern Italian men and some modern-day camouflaged troops is known as the Cappello Alpino.

This recognizable cap signifies that the wearer is or was a member of the Alpini, an elite corps of the Italian army that is most closely associated with World War I and is the oldest mountain infantry in the world.

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CAMERA: Turin’s New Photography Museum

CAMERA Torino

Turin has added another destination to Italy’s contemporary art scene.

CAMERA, the Centro Italiano per la Fotografia will showcase Italian and international photography in a 2,000 square meter space just down the road from the Museo Nazionale del Cinema and other sights in Torino’s historic center.

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Three Italian Villages Where You Can Buy a House for Less Than A Cup of Coffee

The Daily Mail reports on three depopulated Italian towns — Gangi (Sicily), Carrega Ligure (Piedmont), and Lecce nei Marsi (Abruzzo) — that are offering real estate for about €1 down…plus a commitment of €25,000 in renovations and upkeep. They are set in villages that are just a hairs-breadth away from becoming one of Italy’s fabled ‘ghost … Read more