Italy is an extremely diverse country, which has both large cities and huge metropolises, such as Rome and Milan, which are flanked by towns and small villages. Some of these are really tiny. However, they are not ghost cities, but places with their own character and personality, so interesting to visit! We are talking about places with thirty or e...

Sono ormai 150 anni che l’italian Heritage Parade colora, con cadenza annuale, le strade di San Francisco e l’edizione di quest’anno  sarà arricchita dalla partecipazione di una delegazione pugliese grazie all’instancabile opera del “Gruppo Pugliesi in California” e all’energia inesauribile della Presidente, Alessandra Chimienti. La parata dell’ere...

From ancient Roman ships in Pisa to a deeper understanding of Pompeii, via a cycle route in Siena, there's plenty still to look forward to in Italy as part of the EU28-wide celebration of culture. As one of the most culture-intense EU nations, Italy has plenty to offer for the European Year of Culture Heritage 2018.   Italy is hosting 1,136 events...

Italians would say anche l'occhio vuole la sua parte, appearance counts too, and colors certainly play a huge role when it comes to it. When traveling through Italy, tourists can be sure of one thing, they'll never face the same view. The country offers a variety of landscapes, often associated to vibrant colors people hardly forget. When recalling...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 43rd Anniversary Gala Weekend will be held October 12-14, 2018, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.  The weekend kicks off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the NIAF Museum at NIAF’s headquarters, which features historical art and artifacts and digital presentations providin...

Più di una bottiglia di vino su dieci consumate oggi nel mondo è rosé e le vendite mondiali progrediscono in un contesto di stagnazione globale degli altri vini. Il fenomeno rosato è esploso 10 anni fa e in questi ultimi 5 anni ha subito una crescita esponenziale. E in Italia “è la Puglia la regione più gettonata e la maggiore produttrice, con una...

Many observers of Italy often presume that the nation's origins can be traced back to ancient Rome. And while the Romans undoubtedly had a huge influence on a lot of what came after, earlier civilizations made their own key contributions. The myth of the abandoned brothers Romulus and Remus, that lies behind the foundation of ancient Rome, is often...

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino (CGS), the band from Puglia that has won an international following with its tradition-based yet up-to-date approach to pizzica and other traditional styles, returns to the US this month for the first time in two years. Their seven-stop tour begins in Vermont and ends in New Mexico, with two New York City shows, at th...

When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup of Italy’s 10 most romantic small towns should pro...

If you’ve been to Italy before, chances are you’ve taken every requisite pic from the Rialto Bridge and each little canal in Venice, befriended a random group of strangers while waiting in line to see the Colosseum in Rome, and also crossed Milan, Florence, and Veronaoff your travel bucket list. But to experience a rich, undiscovered part of Italia...