Gardens

Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:56
The Royal Gardens of Venice, located adjacent to St. Mark’s Square, have reopened just ahead of Christmas, barely a month after a series of floods caused by…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:00
Spring is the ideal season to visit the beautiful gardens of Italy. One to take note of, which is about to reopen for the season, is the Garden of Ninfa in…
Life + Style
by csabino | Sun, 09/24/2017 - 17:46
The glories of Rome extend to its countryside, where magnificent gardens, many dating to the 16th century, flourish to this day. Leon Battista Alberti, the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/31/2017 - 00:00
Italy boasts a large number of fabulous gardens filled with flowers and plants that, comes spring, explode into a myriad of colors and scents. It is the best…
Life + Style
by Carla Passino | Mon, 03/21/2016 - 04:34
Spring gives me a thirst for greenery. When the scorching sun bounces off the buildings and roads get warm enough that high-heeled shoes sink into the pavement…
Culture
by Luciana.Squadrilli | Tue, 02/16/2016 - 04:39
Words by Luciana Squadrilli Italy is a magical country all on its own, but there are some special places that make it even more amazing. Enchanted gardens…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:15
Italy boasts many beautiful parks and gardens, in fact there are over 1,000 of them affiliated with the network “Il Parco Più Bello d’Italia” (Italy’s Most…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Mon, 07/07/2014 - 05:04
Renovation work at Rome’s Villa Celimontana has been completed and the villa on the Caelian Hill best known for its gardens can now boast an eco-friendly…
Culture
by Carol King | Mon, 05/27/2013 - 10:20
The Getty Centre in Los Angeles, California is mounting an exhibition dedicated to Renaissance gardens. Called ‘Gardens of the Renaissance’, the show explores…
Travel
by Carla Passino | Thu, 07/16/2009 - 03:25
Sculpture-ringed terrace thick with red, yellow and white flowers cascade down a hill to the shores of a sapphire lake. Topiary shrubs perfectly trimmed to…