Roy Heffner had a career in computer science and founded his company in New York and then Chicago. He moved to Italy (his wife’s country) when he retired. He offers us an insight into the Italian way of life and invites Americans to visit Villa San Giovanni in Tuscia, the small village he likes to call “The Real Italy”.
The Magical Ghost Town of Celleno (Italy)
Risen from Oblivion Celleno is One of the Most Surreal and Enchanting Villages in Italy Sometimes I need to move in space and time to have the feeling of living in parallel worlds that follow one another but do not overlap. In Italy, my country, this journey of the senses is very easy to experience. …
The Fairytale Villages in Central Italy at Christmas Time
Each village is a small natural nativity scene Italy is a relatively small country but boasts thousands and thousands of little villages mostly with medieval origins. Some of these hamlets are real architectural and artistic gems with their castles, magnificent palaces and untouched boundary walls. Other villages are more modest and almost forgotten, but they …
Ways to Build a Network of Friendships All Around the World
In any destination your eyes will be delighted by beauty, your brain by discovery, your palate by new tastes but all these senses will be disconnected as soon as you get back home. Only your soul will be connected lifelong because it is delighted by human connections, and anytime you can develop them strongly, you can be sure that a little piece of your heart will belong to your destination forever.
The Park of the Monsters of Bomarzo (Italy)
A surreal Sacred Wood that fulfills the delusional style of Salvador Dalì Imagine being in Italy, in the heart of the Etruscan land called Tuscia. Imagine being in Bomarzo, a small town perched on a rocky hill with its impressive castle. Imagine being attracted by this green valley that as a natural amphitheater surrounds a …
My Love for the English Language
Studying a new language is engaging, fulfilling and gives you a sense of accomplishment and self-worth
A Conversation about Tuscia and Tuscany (Italy)
Giulio Della Rocca taught mathematics in the United States for many years. Giulio currently lives between Santa Monica (Los Angeles) and Viterbo, a city between Northern Rome and Lower Tuscany. He is very attached to his land called Tuscia and invites Americans to visit it.
Come to Visit Tuscia!
Creating Human Connections Through a Simple Painting
Creating Human Connections through a simple painting
Idea by Adela Jackson and Giulia Marchetti
Mixing up colors and hands, making the brushstrokes confused on the canvas in order to become a single author.
Forget Me Not, flower symbol of Alaska, and many other flower shapes free themselves to compose the picture. A dancing ray of sun on the upper-left draws the word joy to remind us to love life. A butterfly symbolized our lives.
Generosity Will Save the World!
If each of us is generous to others, inevitably this generosity will return back to us, like a boomerang we launch to the Universe.