Travel Tips

Culture
by Laura Morelli | Thu, 10/11/2018 - 00:35
For people like me with an interest in cultural traditions, the island of Sardinia is one of Italy’s most fascinating spots.  In many ways, landing on…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Tue, 10/09/2018 - 03:00
According to the revered poet Virgil, the first Greeks arrived in Italy after fleeing the Trojan wars about 3,000 years ago. In his epic poem, the Aeneid,…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 09/27/2018 - 09:23
The highest Tibetan bridge in Europe was inaugurated last weekend in Valtellina, a beautiful Alpine area of Lombardy in northern Italy.  The so-called ‘Ponte…
Food + Wine
by Georgette Jupe | Thu, 09/27/2018 - 00:29
When most people imagine a new life in Italy, the image that is so often conjured up is of an over-worked American or Brit leaving their frenzied life behind…
Culture
by rochelledelborrello | Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:19
Catania is one of the most picturesque cities in Sicily, its landscape is dominated by the volcanic giant of the Mount Etna volcano which gives the city its…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:20
For great views on Rome, head to the city’s rooftops, where fabulous dinners or cocktails await you while watching the sunset or under the stars. Panoramic…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:41
Free entry on the first Sunday of each month to 486 state museums, archeological sites, monuments and gardens may end after summer. Italy’s newly appointed…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:44
In the sweltering month of August, Italians from Torino to Messina flock to the beach. Temperatures sore to well above 35 degrees centigrade and everything…
Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:07
Rome (according to this survey) is the world's 12th most visited destination, and that certainly comes to no surprise to anyone who has set foot in Italy’s…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/03/2018 - 06:25
A heatwave is sweeping across Italy, with a red warning issued for 18 Italian cities including Milan, Bologna, Venice, Florence and Rome, with temperatures…