Posts by Simona Ortolani:


I LOVE PU: First World Day of the Poor in Pesaro

lunedì, novembre 20th, 2017

PESARO – In the First World Day of the Poor announced by Pope Francis (November 19th) Caritas Pesaro organized a a few […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): San Nicola traditional fair

giovedì, settembre 14th, 2017

PESARO – I have already posted about the Fiera di San Nicola, as our family is fond of it. First […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Fratte Rosa: an Italian enchanting hilltop village

mercoledì, settembre 13th, 2017

FRATTE ROSA – Last week we decided to go shopping for the Fall season in the Marche’s lagest clothing outlet […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Children music laboratory at the Rossini Opera Festival

lunedì, settembre 11th, 2017

I’ve often written about composer Gioachino Rossini (who was born in my home-town Pesaro in 1792) and about the Rossini […]

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Frontino spaventapasseri

I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): The most bizarre museum is in Frontino

mercoledì, maggio 10th, 2017

FRONTINO – I could while away the hours, conferrin’ with the flowers Consultin’ with the rain. And my head I’d be […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Down at the harbour

mercoledì, maggio 3rd, 2017

PESARO – Yesterday morning, according to that‘andamento lento’ (slow pace) we Italians are so fond of, Walter and I decided […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’). Mausoleo dei Duchi: Caught in a Renaissance landscape

martedì, marzo 21st, 2017

URBINO – On my way to my first visit to an excellent winery of the Urbino area – which turned […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Carnival Parade: a must-see while in Italy!

lunedì, febbraio 27th, 2017

PESARO – While in Italy during Carnevale, you should try to attend at least one Carnival Parade. Of course, if […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Fish Market in Pesaro

venerdì, febbraio 24th, 2017

PESARO – On Tuesday my mother (nonna Lella) asked me to take her to the fish market downtown, as she wanted […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): ‘Andar per Fiabe': when theatre is pure magic

mercoledì, febbraio 1st, 2017

PESARO – I believe in theatre. I mean, who doesn’t? I remember going to see Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Amletas) by a […]

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Bracciatelli (traditional ring-shaped cakes with anise seeds)

I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Sant’Antonio and his ‘donuts’

martedì, gennaio 17th, 2017

PESARO – There are only 2 days out of 365 when you can buy (and consequently eat!) ‘bracciatelli’ in Pesaro: on […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Arched windows on my way

venerdì, gennaio 13th, 2017

PESARO – Weren’t we wishing just the other day to live ‘an unplanned life full of unexpected gifts’? Well, in Italy we […]

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I LOVE PU (rubrica di ‘tourist news’): Made-in-Italy Christmas Candles and… Scottish Bagpipes

giovedì, dicembre 1st, 2016

CANDELARA (Pesaro) – I already wrote last year about the lovely Christmas Market taking place in central Italy (Candelara), mostly […]

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