Italian riviera: On the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification, Carolyn Reynier searches for her roots
Last year we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the attachment of Nice and its county to France. This year the Italians celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Risorgimento, the Resurgence - the unification of Italy.Read more … Heading south to Sardinia
Italian Riviera: Once devestated by an earthquake, Bussana Vecchia is a ghost town turned artists’ utopian dream. But with the government trying to close it down and mass tourism moving in, has this paradise been corrupted?
With tremors con-tinuing to ripple through Japan as they try to recover from March's deva-stating earthquake and tsunami, the scars marking the landscape in the most severely hit areas of the country are not only physical.Read more … Living in the ruins of paradise