Ancona is one of the best seaside cities to visit in Italy. Found on the Adriatic sea amid rocky cliffs and nestled in between the hills of the Le Marche region is this tiny port town with a ton of history. A lot of times, it's overlooked by tourists because it's not as renowned or flashy as other Italian cities like Rome, Venice or Florence, but therein lies its secret.
The South. It’s a unique place no matter where you hail from. In the states, it’s where the food, smells, sounds, sights and culture can be very different from the rest of the country. And, it’s no different in Italy. My boyfriend and I knew we had crossed the border into “The South” four hours into a five-hour road trip from Ancona to Salerno. Yes, the signs indicated we were leaving Lazio and entering Campania, but the drivers were the clear signal. Drivers straddled the two-lane highway, drove on the right shoulder and regularly cut us off. You see road rules don’t apply in the south of Italy, at least that’s what most southerners…