volcano


This month, the Italy Roundtable bloggers decided to get elemental – we each chose one of the Greek classical elements to apply to Italy in some way. Maybe because Italy’s in the midst of the coldest winter it has experienced in 27 years, maybe because my favorite color is orange, […]

Italy Roundtable: Italy’s Active Volcanoes



Most visitors to Italy have heard of Mt. Vesuvius, arguably Italy’s most famous volcano. It’s famous, of course, for having buried the town of Pompeii and the surrounding area in 79 A.D., thereby preserving it for all of us to visit and take pictures of later. But Italy is a […]

Hiking or Skiing on Mt. Etna in Sicily