There's an astounding variety of drinks found around the world; some are familiar and delicious, while others come in combinations of liquors and ingredients that simply don't seem like they belong and which illustrate how much taste can vary from place to place. But there's always one thing that can bring the uniqueness of people together, and that's a unique alcoholic drink.
Geographically detached from Italy and geologically older, this autonomous region has a distinct story to tell, if you can decipher the secrets gnarled into its stones and the treasures lying beneath its waters.
Although Italy is a very popular country, only a few travelers manage to see the true Italian beauty. Local travel writer Paolo Rossi highlights a few lesser-known, but amazing places along the Italian coast.