“Over centuries, a lack of contact with the outside has certainly strengthened the island's identity, and attachment to its roots.”
The Sagra degli Agrumi in Sardinia is a celebration of the end of the citrus season, featuring folk songs and locals decked in traditional outfits. Oh, and terrifying monsters, too.
Carloforte is famed for its bluefin tuna, where salted tuna hearts, slow-cooked tripe, dried bottarga, and oil-drenched offcuts are the backbone of its traditional island cuisine.
The Roman family was appalled to find that their daughter's tablecloth drawings ended up costing them an extra 16 euro.
Massimo Cellino is equal parts entrepreneur, criminal, hero, and villain. And that doesn't even begin to cover the full story of soccer's most eccentric team owner.