Places

Life + Style
by james.appleton | Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:08
Visitors to Italy, even those to the mountains and lakes of Lombardy, often skip the region’s capital. Milan’s weather is less reliable than Tuscany’s, and its…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 04/27/2021 - 07:45
Rome’s iconic pine trees, a symbol of the Italian capital and an integral part of the city’s landscape, are at risk of dying.  A parasite from North America,…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:10
At the end of October, we found ourselves in Rome with a canceled return flight to England, but it wasn’t difficult to plan how to spend the next few days…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/15/2021 - 04:41
Classified as one of Italy’s most beautiful historic villages, Civita di Bagnoregio will be vying for Unesco World Heritage status.  The proposal came early…
Travel
by Nikki Taylor | Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:18
Calabria, otherwise known as the “toe” of Italy’s boot, is a rustic region rich in culture, cuisine, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/08/2021 - 00:00
Tropea, the seaside village on the east coast of Calabria in southern Italy famous for its spectacular cliff-side position and beautiful transparent sea, has…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/01/2021 - 12:27
You have probably never heard of Lavinio, yet this holiday resort on the outskirts of Rome has been a VIP destination for centuries. Indeed, in the golden days…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/01/2021 - 05:35
Smaller, little-known islands with interesting pasts can be found off the coast of Italy, making for fun day trips from larger nearby islands or the coast.…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/12/2021 - 03:39
Less than two hours from Rome is one of Lazio’s most beautiful villages, which looks like it’s suspended in time: Sermoneta.  It is a walled hill town, with a…
Culture
by Anna Lebedeva | Mon, 03/08/2021 - 10:15
Lately, Abruzzo has been getting a lot of attention from those seeking off-the-beaten-path Italian destinations. Apart from its natural beauty and uncrowded…