A Snowy Staycation in Rome

You must be thinking: there are two things wrong with this post. First, it’s too early to be talking about snow. And, second, how can you have a “staycation” in Rome if you don’t even live there?

I defer to a recent press release from onthesnow.com.…

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Jazz in January

Winter means the music season for most of Italy. Opera productions and church-sponsored chamber music events are typical fare from Liguria to Lecce, but you’ll also find jazz and blues in the mix.

Umbria, which has been home to Umbria Jazz and Umbria Jazz Winter for about a decade, is also host to Terni in Jazz, a festival that keeps central Italy humming until spring.…

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