coronavirus

Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 08/05/2020 - 03:00
After the recent controversy caused by Trenitalia and Italo, the two main railway companies operating trains in Italy, announcing that trains would be…
Travel
by Myra Robinson | Tue, 08/04/2020 - 03:16
My first ever trip abroad was to Italy in the 1960s. I have just experienced a return to that magical time before mass tourism, looking at sights again as if I…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/04/2020 - 00:00
Hard to guess maybe, but there are heartwarming stories to come out of the Covid-19 crisis. One such story is that of Carola and Vittoria, two young girls from…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/14/2020 - 00:00
Who can enter Italy from abroad? And how does it work? Let's look at the current rules on traveling to Italy, as there’s been a further update since June 3.…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 06/16/2020 - 05:52
June 15 marked a new phase for Italy as lockdown restrictions were further eased. Many business and entertainment activities, such as cinemas and theaters,…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/12/2020 - 00:00
On a recent Saturday afternoon, I went on a guided walk of Florence. I saw all of the city’s famous sights, starting at the panoramic viewpoint of Piazzale…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/11/2020 - 00:00
Italy reopened the borders of its regions to Italian and European travelers on June 3. It is now possible to move for tourism again, but a few regions request…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 06/09/2020 - 00:00
National and European borders (Schengen area) reopened for Italy on June 3, but some European countries are still restricting entry based on each EU country’s…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:00
On Italy’s Republic Day, June 2, some of Florence’s most important museums and cultural sites reopened to the public, following the reopening a week or two…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:00
Following the request of the European Commission, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC…