Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/08/2017 - 04:00
“As when one sees the tower called Garisenda from underneath its leaning side...” - Divine Comedy, Inferno, Canto XXXI  Pisa is not the only Italian city with…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/14/2017 - 06:20
A new ‘attraction’ will soon be opening in Pisa, the Tuscan city famous for its Leaning Tower.   The attraction in question is a large ferris wheel, to be…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:15
A visit to the recently reopened archeological restoration site of the Domus Aurea in Rome has been enhanced thanks to the introduction of new multimedia…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/28/2017 - 05:15
FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano), a non-profit organization working to protect and restore Italy's cultural heritage, has released the results of 'I Luoghi del…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/01/2017 - 06:25
A Venice landmark, St. Mark’s Square is the result of a long series of interventions that took place from the 9th century, the time of the first settlement,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/24/2017 - 06:30
The Pantheon, one of Rome’s most visited monuments, may no longer be free to enter. Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini has announced the possible…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Thu, 11/24/2016 - 05:42
Photo credit: National Geographic Travel. Lombardy is the place to be if you're looking for a bit of culture and a museum visit or three. Whether it's art,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/24/2016 - 02:00
The Circus Maximus, the largest stadium in ancient Rome, has reopened to the public after undergoing major restoration that took seven years to complete.…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 09/12/2016 - 08:55
The Spanish Steps are scheduled to reopen on September 21, after a year-long restoration financed by jewelry company Bulgari cleaned Rome’s most famous…
Culture
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:27
Those of us who love Italy for its architecture already know about the great Andrea della Gondola, otherwise known as Palladio, and his many beautiful villas…