Inspired by Italy’s Delia: a food tour of Cilento, Campania

Delia Morinelli helped bring the Mediterranean diet to world attention in the 1970s. Now she’s opened her first restaurant in the Cilento, a quiet corner of Italy that’s perfect for a culinary road trip

‘The wind makes Karst people stay in, and gives them character’: walker and author Nick Hunt

For the Stanford’s Travel Book of the Year nominee, the Bora wind influences every part of life on this wild plateau – straddling Italy and Slovenia – from the architecture to the inhabitants and their food.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

Naples’ Fontanelle cemetery: skulls and silence beneath the busy city streets

In an underground chamber in the Italian city, the skulls of plague victims are stacked high but the traditions surrounding their preservation are ultimately uplifting, telling us a lot about the human capacity for caring.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

 

Why dumplings are rarely off the menu in Trentino-Alto Adige, north Italy

The South Tyrolean people of the Dolomites love canederli – bread dumplings, delicious when filled with tangy cheese and smoky speck

East Sicily: what to see plus the best bars, beaches, restaurants and hotels

With baroque palaces, fine beaches and Mount Etna, the Ionian coast is home to most of the island’s crown jewels – underpinned by glorious local food and drink

Eataly World opens but leaves a bad taste in Bologna

It’s the world’s biggest food park with over a kilometre of shops, big brands, even farm animals. But is Eataly World a betrayal of Italian gastronomy?

Winter town and city breaks: readers’ travel tips

A party vibe, sunshine, snow, shopping … our tipsters look beyond the major capitals to recommend idyllic seasonal breaks from Madeira to Romania. And yes, of course there’ll be glühwein