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No one will ever say for certain whether the legend of the female pope Papessa Giovanna is true and whether Giovanna Angelica actually existed or if it is the result of a medieval Roman legend (dating back to the 9th century aC) reflecting the anti-Pope sentiment of the time.

In solidarity with Amatrice and the towns devastated by the August 24th earthquake that hit central Italy days ago, we’d like to dedicate this article to them in gratitude for the rich cultural and culinary patrimony provided to art and food lovers around the world.

The Monte Argentario coast stretching from Porto Ercole to Porto Santo Stefano is composed of charming bays, beaches, cliffs and coves which offer amazing diversity and untouched natural seascapes, one for almost every day of the month!

We’ve all experienced those times when you take a route that makes your journey much longer than it could have been or when you find yourself back where you started after a long wandering walk. In Rome, this is usually called “er giro de Peppe”.

Mare, mare, mare. Italy is surrounded by kilometers of coastline making the choices for beach destinations endless.

A few years ago, walking through the Ostiense area you wouldn’t have found the vibrant populous neighborhood that exists there today.