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Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 5, Southern Europe - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Today the blog series on sunsets moves on to southern Europe, yet again focussing on the both the actual setting and the buildings or landscapes caugh...

Shades of Sardinia via Los Angeles and San Francisco

Tara Fass | Posted 08.24.2016 | Taste
Tara Fass

A recent dinner party transported me to another time and place. How convenient an escape. My new Italian younger soul brother, Simone Porcu sparked the occasion. Tech executive by day, chef by night, Porcu cooks to connect with life more fully. This hobby is an act of love, self-healing, and maintains a legacy.

The Best New Wines of Sardinia Are Co-operative Efforts

John Mariani | Posted 01.27.2017 | Travel
John Mariani

At one o'clock in the afternoon on a December day in Alghero, Sardinia, I was staving off jet lag in the most sensible way: eating tiny shrimp, mussels, razor clams, calamari and fried moray eel in La Boqueria, the city's fish market, while drinking a sparkling Vermentino di Sardegna called Akènta.

Living, Living Longer, or Living Happy

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 09.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy A recent dialogue between Robin Young and author Dan Buettner featured on the NPR show "Here and Now" explored Buettner's researc...

Escapism: Why to Go to Sardinia, Italy

Alex Eperon | Posted 08.06.2016 | Travel
Alex Eperon

Sardinia is an incredible place, filled with awe-inspiring scenery and kind people. If eventually some Arthurian past reclaims the island, I expect to go there and be greeted as Odysseus was received by the Phaeacians, with wine and stories that last the night.

Beaches With The Most Colorful Sand

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel

After a long, hard winter where everything was colored in white (and then grey, and then black) snow, you deserve some color in your life. Escape to these seven spectacularly hued beaches, where you won't believe the color of the sand.

Top 10 Family Villas

Jane Anderson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Jane Anderson

A fabulous villa is the holy grail of a successful family getaway. You can all chill out, claim your own space and not fret about what time breakfast is served or whether your kids are annoying the honeymoon couple round the pool.

Sardinia: The Island Of A Thousand Beautiful Beaches

Paolo Rossi | Posted 07.24.2014 | Travel
Paolo Rossi

Sure, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But even when you leave out the Islander pride, the answer to the question what the most beautiful beaches of Sardinia are, will be a very long one. Sardinia is often referred to as the Island of a Thousand Beautiful Beaches for a reason.

Sardinia In Summer Is The Ultimate Place To Be

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

With vibrant towns, sandy beaches, gorgeous scenery, Sardinia is the place you must go in summer. If you've yet to visit Italy's dreamiest island,...

21 Reasons to Finally Take That Trip to Italy (PHOTOS)

minube | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

"I never saw Venice" is a classic last-words cliché for a reason: Most would love to visit Italy, but very few end up going. Well, now's the time to start thinking about that summer vacation, and we've gone through tips and photos from thousands of travelers at to help you make up your mind.

Sardinia Measures Damage Wrought By Cyclone Cleopatra

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Gabriele Pileri OLBIA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Emergency services sifted through the devastation left by a cyclone that tore through the...

Europe's Hottest Summer Destinations for 2013

minube | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel

Featuring everything from idyllic Mediterranean getaways to the breathtaking landscapes of Scandinavia, here's the list of Europe Hottest Summer Destinations for 2013, straight from thousands of real travelers.

PHOTOS: Italy's Coastal Treasure

Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

Well doesn't this look like a little slice of heaven? Sardinia, the tiny island off the coast of Italy just south of Corsica, offers a little bit o...

10 Free Things to Do in Cagliari, Sardinia (That Won't Suck)

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.23.2013 | Travel
Off Track Planet

From incredible beaches to flamingo-filled parks, Cagliari, the capital of Italy's feisty little island of Sardinia, is all about its history and shares its love for food, culture and music for free.

Italian Regional Cuisine: Southern Italy

Menuism | Posted 01.29.2013 | Taste

In which we find ourselves firmly in the land of olive oil and spicy peppers.

Your Start-Up Life: The Fashion of Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

An interesting intersection of fashion, business, and architecture, my interview with Peter Marino delves into creativity, collaboration and finding peace on an airplane.

Hidden Italian Cities: Bosa

Paolo Rossi | Posted 09.13.2012 | Travel
Paolo Rossi

Autumn is approaching but the weather is mild in Sardinia. Several towns on Sardinia are perfect to spend your autumn-break, but the small and enchant...

Barter, Food, and Recession in Italy

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

Many Italians might be forced to go back to the Mediterranean diet that their parents and grandparents were relieved to abandon during the decades of economic growth. It's unclear how these developments will affect the local food culture.

PHOTOS: 5 Dive Spots In Unexpected Places

BootsnAll | Posted 06.23.2012 | Travel

Places like the Caribbean and South Pacific have great opportunities for diving, but they aren't the only places you can explore an exceptionally cool underwater world.

Stars, Style and Food -- The Sardinian Way

Benedetta Pignatelli | Posted 11.23.2011 | Style
Benedetta Pignatelli

Should the taut beauty, Elisabetta Canalis, meet an early check out in the Dancing With the Stars competition, there are four other noteworthy Sardinian exports that deserve a place in the American collective.

From Jet-Set to Western Movies

Paolo Rossi | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel
Paolo Rossi

September has arrived but it's still summer in Sardinia. For lots of people, the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea is best known for the ...

Five Forgotten Destinations You Should Remember (PHOTOS)

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Throw away your worries about no one ever going to these places because they still deserve your attention. Here are five locales that find the fine state of Arkansas in good company.

Astoria Characters: The Down-to-Earth Traveling Salesman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In the living room, kneeling against the ruby red wall, is a Thai goddess. Above her head, in golden frames that match the trim of her royal raiment, are three Chilean oil paintings.

Leonardo DiCaprio & Bar Refaeli Go Clubbing In Sardinia

OK! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio and his girlfriend Bar Rafaeli got cozy while clubbing in Sardinia, Italy last night with some friends. [click through for phot...

Why is Corsica the Step Sister to Sardinia?

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Angella Nazarian

While Corsica doesn't have five star hotel accommodations on par with Sardinia, it more than makes up for it in breathtaking landscapes, beaches, a sense of history.