The slumbering city of Pompeii

Pompeii is now a dormant city that cowers in the shadow of the active volcano Mount Vesuvius. The once flourishing Roman city was an important place for many affluent businessmen, who aimed to make a small fortune in the thriving

The many faces of Naples

Italy is famed for its extravagance and larger-than-life personalities, this can be seen clearly in the daily activities of the bustling city of Naples. The booming Barista with the smoothest coffee for miles around, to the group of stylish women,

Local of the week: Trieste

This weeks local of the week comes from one of my favourite places, Trieste. This young  woman spends her days saving those who have fallen into the unforgiving sea surrounding Trieste. She is part of the Scula Cani Salvataggio Friuli Venezia Giulia

Border Control

Written by Journalist Ian Snow “What is it we’re doing again?” asks one of my friends as the train pulls into the sleepy French station at Menton-Garavan. “Going to Italy,” I reply. “Just humour me.” The station itself is small, mostly concrete,