Abruzzo

Giulianova: A Beachside Gem in Abruzzo

Beaches in Abruzzo don’t get much press. They are far from most tourist sites. But that’s exactly what makes them enjoyable.

We had an opportunity – thanks to, of all things, a winning raffle ticket – to visit the Abruzzo … Read more...

Amalfi

One Year in Italy: 12 Months of Memories

Living in a new place, especially for an extended period of time, fills me with a sense of duty that I have to write everything down, commit every moment to memory, take a photo every day if not every hour. … Read more...

Abruzzo’s Beffi Triptych

In the wake of Abruzzo’s devastating earthquake of April 2009, many companies and countries have pulled together to aid the tremor-stricken region. The other day, while visiting the National Gallery in Washington, DC, I learned that this aid has been … Read more...

Ciao! My name is Melanie Renzulli and I have been writing about Italy for more than 20 years. Italofile is where I share my knowledge of and passion for Italy travel, art, culture, and living.