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Explore Sardinia’s Pink Sand Island
Published on Saturday, July 16, 2016 by A tiny island off the coast of Sardinia, Budelli is part of the La Maddalena National Park and is known for its colorful landscape of crystal-clear turquoise waters, purple rocks and pink sand beach (spiaggia rosa). This a slice of paradise has drawbacks, though, and Budelli has been embroiled in legal fights and protests for years, as it has changed ownership sever...
Visit A Very Special Cat Beach in Sardinia
Published on Monday, May 30, 2016 by On Sardinia’s west coast, a beach that is home to dozens of cats has become a popular tourist destination. Feral cats have lived on the beach in the small fishing village of Su Pallosu for more than a century, when they were brought to the beach by fishermen to control the mice population. Today, about half of the 61 resident feral cats are related to the original c...
Ancient Roman Ship Found Off Sardinia
Published on Friday, July 10, 2015 by Italian divers recently reached a sunken cargo ship full of roofing tiles off the coast of Sardinia.  The ship and its cargo are 2,000 years old, a Roman find of “great archaeological value,” says the police statement issued to announce the discovery. Not only can the find provide information about ships and their construction, it sheds light on marine logistics,...
Italian Blue Waters Get Prestigious Blue Flags
Published on Friday, May 15, 2015 by The International Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has once again given Italy the highest number of Blue Flag beaches, bringing Italy's total to 280. The Blue Flag designation means that a beach meets the organization’s high eco-standards for cleanliness and sustainability. FEE Italy President Claudio Mazza says that the constant increase, up from 248...
The Italy Mix: Christmas in Rome, Historic Italian Processions
Published on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: Guide to Christmas in Rome: The ultimate guide to Christmas and New Year's in the Eternal City. (Revealed Rome) Italian Processions Honored by UNESCO: Ceremonies in Viterbo (Lazio), Sassari (Sa...
The Italy Mix: Fishing in Tuscany, Colosseum Restoration
Published on Thursday, July 18, 2013 by The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: Fishing in Tuscany:  Who knew that the region of rolling hills and vineyards is also a fine place to fish - whether in the rivers or on the sea.  (The Florentine) Colosseum Restoration Startin...
Italy Travel Photo: Everyone Loves The Beach on Sardinia
Published on Sunday, June 23, 2013 by The stunning beaches on the island of Sardinia aren't just for people apparently! This photo was taken in Porto Pino in southern Sardinia. Photo by emmequadro61, flickr.com...
Sardinia Has Some of The World’s Most Expensive Hotel Rooms
Published on Monday, September 17, 2012 by An Italy vacation can fit almost any budget. But for those who have money to spend, Sardinia might just be your destination... A study by Luxury-hotels.com reveals that some of the world's most expensive hotel rooms can be found on this Italian island - especially during the summer when Sardinia becomes a playful paradise for the rich and famous. The key is that...
Island of Sardinia May Hold Key to Long Life
Published on Monday, August 20, 2012 by Looking for the fountain of youth? You just might find it on the Italian island of Sardinia, at least that's what scientists think. We  could have told them that! How could a stay at a Sardinia resort not reverse the aging process? Unspoiled beaches, plentiful Sardinian wine and classic shepherd cuisine, spa treatments. Well, it turns out you just might have to h...