Piedmont has some of the best and most beautiful places for hiking that I’ve ever had the fortune to trek. Continue reading “Where to hike in Italy: the mountains of Piedmont”
We return with Blogging Piemonte, the group of bloggers based in Piemonte writing about our (mostly) expat & (some) local lives here. This month’s theme is Carnevale!
In the US, Carnevale is something that happens down in New Orleans for a day or two. Lots of beads, everything is green and purple, people basically drink and play music all day—that was my impression (clearly, I never went to New Orleans for Carnevale or otherwise). Continue reading “The oldest Carnevale in Piemonte”
If the setting for a real-life fairy tale exists, I found it in Canova. Continue reading “A Medieval Village in Piemonte, Restored and Idyllic”
Turin is a city of mystery, magic, and legend. Its history is riddled with myths and mystical figures who have passed through. Secret caves, cryptic messages, symbols written in stone, groups such as the Freemasons, the Turin Shroud, the Holy Grail, and more all contribute to its mystery. Continue reading “Turin Legends: Royal Alchemy”