Alps

Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/19/2016 - 00:00
There’s no shortage of options for the mountain lover in Italy. From north to south, il bel paese features mountain resorts to be enjoyed both in winter and…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/31/2014 - 02:00
Often overshadowed by neighboring Trentino with its famous Dolomites, Valtellina, a vast area extending for 200 kilometers within the northern region of…
Travel
by John Heseltine | Fri, 01/17/2014 - 06:41
After a 45-minute drive from Turin you make out the impressive outline of the Alpine peaks that create the vast barrier between this part of Italy and…
Life + Style
by Katia Amore | Fri, 12/13/2013 - 07:00
Forget the 80s, Italian ski resorts of the 21st century rock! Find out what you need to wear, what the locals love to do and generally how to make the most of…
Culture
by Gabi Logan | Thu, 10/11/2012 - 08:58
A group of scientists lead by American Museum of Natural History curator David Grimaldi has published their discovery of two amber-encased, 230-million-year-…
Life + Style
by Gabi Logan | Wed, 07/25/2012 - 02:10
The most controversial figure in the upcoming Olympics, double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius, is training in Gemona del Friuli in the Italian Alps to…
Travel
by Natalie Aldern | Wed, 12/29/2010 - 06:56
Fewer Italians are heading to the mountains to celebrate the holidays this year. The amount of tourists expected to spend Christmas and New Years at Italy’s…
Life + Style
by Carla Passino | Wed, 02/10/2010 - 04:52
The jagged peaks of the Alps soar white and mighty towards a crystalline sky. A crown of snow capped trees rings a village of pretty wooden chalets. And daring…
Life + Style
by Pat Eggleton | Tue, 02/09/2010 - 10:10
Eight people died over the weekend in Italian winter sports locations and ten people have been injured, two of them critically. Some of the tragedies may have…
Travel
by Carla Passino | Tue, 01/12/2010 - 06:54
A cold wave had northern Italy firmly in its grip in the first few days of 2010. But for skiers hitting the slopes in the pretty resort of Courmayeur, in the…