As the old adage goes: When in Rome, do as the Romans do. That means rent a Vespa and rule the road. Former New Yorker Annie Ojile runs a tour company called Scooteroma that offers cinematic, foodie, street art or general tours of the city (from about $158 per person). Ojile — who fell in love with Italy when studying abroad in Milan 20 years ago —...

My buddy Ethan is a good guy to know when you’re bopping around Italy, looking for good things to eat. He knew just where to take us in Bologna, what to recommend in Tuscany and he sent a rather detailed “foodspotting” google map of Rome a few weeks before I arrived there. Under “EAT” he had scribbled “Supplizio – street food, high quality,” and th...

Producono caffè, confezionano abiti, trasportano carichi pesanti in bici sfidando i colli e i sampietrini di Roma. Sono storici dell’arte e realizzano video-tutorial su come si pulisce un pennello, analizzano i dati del proprio taxi per calcolare corse e tragitti, aggregano sarti e portano il made in Italy all’estero. Sono tutte persone che “fanno...

Nuovo record assoluto per l'aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci di Fiumicino sul fronte della qualità dei servizi erogati ai passeggeri. Secondo le rilevazioni indipendenti effettuate da Airport Council International, l’associazione internazionale che misura attraverso interviste ai passeggeri la qualità percepita in oltre 250 aeroporti in tutto il mondo,...

Wednesday, May 10 - 6:30pm Opening and Artist Reception. On view: May 11 - June 9 - Italian Cultural Institute. 601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco  In January 1966, San Francisco-based photojournalist Jeffrey Blankfort, arrived in Rome on the first of his many trips to Italy, where he stayed for six months, learning the language, enjoying the food...

Flying is not Michigan running back Ty Isaac’s favorite thing to do. “I hate flying,” he said recently. He has spent some time strategizing how he will handle the nine-hour flight from Detroit to Rome when the majority of the team travels on Saturday for a unique sightseeing and educational trip that will also include the Wolverines’ final three sp...

The capital celebrates its 2,770th birthday on Friday 21 April, with events lasting until Sunday 23 April. Known as Natale di Roma, the annual birthday celebration is based on the legendary foundation of Rome by Romulus in 753 BC. The traditional birthday celebrations are centred in the Circus Maximus and include the trench-digging ritual, known as...

A St. James native recently received the scholarship to study cancer research in Italy this fall. Alexa DeAngelis, a member of the 2008 graduating class of Harbor Country Day School and a graduate of St. Anthony’s High School and Georgetown University, was recently granted a Fulbright scholarship to study at Sapienza-Universita di Roma in Rome, beg...

Ten Italian universities have been recognized among the top 200 'young' universities world wide - with one attaining ninth place overall. According to the rankings from Times Higher Education, which judged universities under 50 years old across 48 countries, the Scuola Sant'Anna in Pisa is the ninth best university in the world. "I'm very happy wit...

Dal 6 maggio Roma e il Texas saranno più vicini grazie all’avvio del volo diretto tra Fiumicino e Dallas operato dalla American Airlines. Il nuovo collegamento è stato presentato giovedì mattina all’hotel De Russie, alla presenza dell’assessore capitolino alle Attività produttive, Adriano Meloni, da Fausto Palombelli, chief Commercial officer di Ad...