Sulmona for Kids

How to get the most from a family holiday in and around Sulmona It would be flippant to suggest that Abruzzo is the perfect destination for a family holiday simply because the Italians love kids. It’s true - t... Read More...
"Madonna che Scappa" in Sulmona © Luca del Monaco

Easter in Sulmona, Abruzzo

Pomp & Ceremony during Holy Week Easter for most of us anglos has become a holiday of bunnies and chocolate. Maybe the odd ’Hot Cross Bun’ if we’re lucky. Now in my 7th year here in Sulmona, one of my abso... Read More...

Re-connecting with Sulmona

Re-connecting with Sulmona family after 4 generations Sulmona has sent many of her sons and daughters all over the world over many, many decades. Some come back, plenty don’t, but what they all share is a sens... Read More...
Walking in Abruzzo

Walking in Abruzzo

A book review and giveaway This excellent little book, written by part-time Abruzzo resident Stuart Haines, is subtitled ‘Walks in Italy’s Wildest National Parks’. It has a cover photo of Rocca Calascio’s evoc... Read More...