Singer Giada Valenti, known for her stunning music special on PBS entitled “From Venice With Love, is inviting her fans to join her on a romantic trip she is organizing, May 19-27, to Venice and a part of the Veneto region. The in Venice born songstress writes passionately, almost every week, about the special things of her beautiful hometown on so...

The origins of glassmaking in the area of the Venetian lagoon date very far back in history, with the first reliable reports of activity placing this art form in the 8th century. However, many centuries had to pass before the artisans of the area embarked into what would be the beginning a fully fledged and unique production of decorative glass, ev...

Schola Italica, in collaborazione con l’Università degli Studi di Milano, sta selezionando laureandi, laureati e professionisti per partecipare alla Summer School "Made in Italy / Made by Italics. Italic Culture in Art, Music, Fashion, Design and Gastronomy". Si tratta di un percorso formativo residenziale finalizzato ad approfondire le peculiarità...

Among the must-see destinations in Northern Italy are Milan, Venice and Lake Como. Here is a sampling of recent developments that may interest clients planning to visit the Lombardy and Veneto regions. The new Vista Palazzo Lago di Como has opened just in time to welcome summer guests. The fourth hotel from the Italian family-owned-and-operated Lar...

Every year hundreds of trees are cut down. They’re trimmed, sanded and hand-painted, then pile-driven into the dense mud of the Venetian lagoon. It’s a practice that has been going on for centuries for very good reasons, but few people give them a second glance. And even fewer know why they line the historic canals. So what are Venice’s multicolore...

Il 5 maggio era stato inaugurato il nuovo volo diretto Venezia-Chicago di American Airlines mentre il 26 dello stesso mese è stata la volta della mostra Dimensions of Citizenship, curata dalla School of the Art Institute of Chicago e University of Chicago. La coincidenza è stata subito colta dall’ufficio del turismo di Chicago, da American Airlines...

Joe Tacopina has been considerably busy these days, and understandably so. The renowned lawyer has represented celeb clients that range from A-Rod to Jay-Z throughout his career. As one of Meek Mill’s attorneys in his most recent incarceration, they lost many battles along the way but won the war in April, a big W for hip-hop and prison reform than...

Il Direttore Generale per la Promozione del Sistema Paese del Maeci Vincenzo De Luca ha ricevuto oggi alla Farnesina il Presidente di Unioncamere del Veneto Mario Pozza che gli ha presentato i risultati della ricerca “Internazionalizzazione: efficacia e vincoli delle istituzioni all'estero per il sistema produttivo italiano – Il caso del Maeci”. Pr...

Ferretti Yachts has celebrated its 50th anniversary in Venice, reflecting the city's seafaring history as well as its art and its beauty. For the occasion, the Italian Navy and Air Force also joined in the event. Ferretti CEO Alberto Galassi called Venice "the most beautiful city in the world". "We're here not only because we believe Italian boatin...

Up until the middle of the fifteenth century, each and every book in Europe was handmade. Books were precious, expensive, and prized possessions of monasteries and learned collectors wealthy enough to purchase them. With Johann Gutenberg’s invention of moveable type in the 1450s, plus other advances in engraving, book printing, and distribution, al...