Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 09/03/2019 - 03:00
For the first time, Palazzo Pitti in Florence, the former residence of the Medici family, becomes the setting of a video game. A murder happens within its…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/20/2019 - 09:09
It’s not normally available for viewing, but for a short period between the end of summer and early fall, the magnificent inlaid marble mosaic floor of Siena’s…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:20
Pompeii never ceases to amaze. After the disgraceful collapses and neglect of recent years, the archeological site is breathing new life thanks to the ‘Great…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/07/2019 - 10:40
[You may not see this ever again.] Tourists and residents in Rome are no longer allowed to sit on the Spanish Steps, the effect of a new set of rules…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/02/2019 - 00:00
Italy’s Culture Ministry has halted plans for the construction of a McDonald’s restaurant inside the archeological area of Rome’s Bath of Caracalla. In the…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/31/2019 - 09:27
If the nuns of Catania’s Benedictine Convent devoted all their time to praying, the monks of the adjacent Benedictine Monastery were said to be a bit more lax…
Culture
by mackayjamie32 | Tue, 04/16/2019 - 03:46
Located just a few kilometres south of Florence, the Certosa del Galluzzo is a forgotten temple of art and architecture. More than just a monastery this vast…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:00
Most people may be familiar with the Domus Aurea, the sumptuous palace Emperor Nero built in the heart of ancient Rome after the Great Fire of 64 AD had…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:00
Italian Carabinieri police detained a 20-year-old British tourist after she was caught removing the tiles of a mosaic at a house in Pompeii. The Carabinieri…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/26/2019 - 03:00
One of the oldest and most important archeological areas of Rome, Largo Argentina, will be restored and open to the public, Rome mayor Virginia Raggi announced…