Linguistic heritage – A unique variety of Greek in Calabria

According to UNESCO “one language disappears on average every two weeks, taking with it an entire cultural and intellectual heritage.” Protection of linguistic minorities Linguistic diversity is a world heritage that must be valued and protected. The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages of the Council of Europe is the only treaty in the […]

The Immacolata Church of Badolato – Calabria (Italy)

The Immacolata Church is one of the 11 churches that you can find in Badolato and probably the most eye-catching, because of its beautiful location at the foot of the village. It is dedicated to the Immaculate Virgin Mary. When I was pregnant with my first child, I used to visit this quiet, magical place […]

Davoli Superiore (CZ) – Italy: The village of Portals

On the hills of the Ionian coast of Calabria, not far from the sea, lies the small village of Davoli Superiore, an open-air museum with a great historical and cultural heritage. Situated in the province of Catanzaro, the capital of Calabria region, Davoli is divided in two fractions (Marina, along the seaside, and Superiore) and […]

Mediterranean diet – The Calabrian chili pepper and the red onion

Do you know the secrets and the benefits of the Mediterranean diet? Surely, you’ve heard about tastes and smells typical of Calabrian food that is hard to resist! Vegetables, fresh fruits, olive oil, potatoes, cheese, oily fish and wine, together with a daily physical activity, are the main ingredients of the healthiest diet in the […]