May 10, 2017
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Illustri festival 2017 – Vicenza as the Italian Capital of Illustration for a month

With 30 days of festival, 505 artworks on show, 93 illustration involved, 8 exhibitions and 4 different locations, the 3rd edition of Illustri festival is ready […]
May 8, 2017

Japan Cultural Institute in Rome – Japanese Gardens in the Eternal City

The Japan Cultural Institute in Rome is a must-see destination and a resource for true Japan lovers, for curious tourists and for those who want to […]
May 8, 2017

Breaking the rules in Bologna – A food tour with pioneers and innovators – magazine featured

  Tortellini, lasagne, tagliatelle. Name this pasta and you’ll think of Bologna and its food tradition: tasty dishes served in traditional restaurant. In this wonderful medieval […]
May 8, 2017

CVTà STREET FEST 2017 – Saving an old village in Molise, Italy, with a street art festival

After the success of the first edition, CVTà Street Fest is returning to Civitacampomarano, a small village in the Campobasso area. Since the start of 2017, […]


Sara Dal Zotto

Hi! I’m Sara Dal Zotto, an Italian journalist with a large portfolio of publications featured in national and international magazines. Here I like to share my findings about Italy off the beaten path.

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February 28, 2013

Finding Rome elsewhere:

In the common imaginary Rome is Colosseo, Roman Forum, fine food and good weather for most of the year. Stereotypes reflect for sure some aspects of this […]

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Welcome to the new Italian art with Marco About!

There’s more of Italy you need to know. There’s deserving art, there are fantastic contemporary Italian artists. One of the aims of this website is to […]

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Devil’s Valley: the geothermal Tuscany you don’t know yet – a magazine featured story

Ever wondered about what inspired Dante’s Hell in the Divine Comedy? The answer is in the wildest, less known part of Tuscany, Devil’s Valley, a beautiful […]
January 27, 2015

FAME #2, beautiful illustrations, food& regrets

Now that the holidays are over it’s time for Regrets (Rimorsi) here in Italy. Let yours be less bitter with the new issue of FAME (Hunger), […]