The first time I ever thought about visiting this city, I almost didn’t. I was in the middle of a lengthy tour through Europe with my wife, 14-year old daughter, and 10-year old son. We were spending 10 weeks in Italy and joining up with renowned watercolorist, Wyatt Waters, to work on a new coffee table cookbook. Waters’ main artistic influence ha...

Rome was the world's 12th most-visited city in 2016, one of four Italian cities in Euromonitor's top 100 city destinations ranking presented on Tuesday at the World Travel Market event in London. Italy's most-visited cities also included Milan in 27th position, followed by Venice in 38th and Florence in 44th, according to the ranking drafted by the...

Venice at the height of its power conjures images of merchant traders, carnival masks and debauchery. But for all its decadence Venetian life was governed by a well-established democracy with strict standards of behavior that held society together. The State empowered citizens to police each other and even encouraged them to denounce unlawful misco...

RAMParts Presents, in partnership with Exhibition on Screen, brings the 90-minute feature film, Canaletto and the Art of Venice to the Bellows Falls Opera House on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m., for an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni...

Rome has the she-wolf. Sicily has the 3-legged Medusa. And Turin has il toro, the bull. Up in the northeast, however, the lagoon city of Venice chose an even more exotic, mythical icon to symbolize its power and stature. And today, the winged lion of St. Mark stands guard across the city still, staring out from palace façades, pillar tops and the V...

The timing could not be more appropriate to talk about issues of exclusion and inclusion in society, the topic at the center of the next Inserra event presented with Arts & Cultural Programming | Peak Performances at the Kasser Theater. "Venice as a Metaphor of the World: Otherness, Immigration, and Religion in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice...

Un corridoio diretto dall’Illinois alla Laguna. American Airlines lancerà dalla prossima primavera un nuovo volo non stop fra Venezia e Chicago, che sarà operativo dal 4 maggio 2018. Il nuovo servizio offrirà più di 3mila posti alla settimana per tutta la stagione estiva e sarà operato da un aeromobile B787-8 Dreamliner.  La configurazione a bordo...

Villa Brusoni Scalella's park is one of the most fascinating and mysterious gardens on the Riviera del Brenta in Venice, Veneto. The consistency of the design and the ingeniousness of the complex solutions of the water system make us think that a high-level designer worked on this, and often the name of the architect Giuseppe Jappelli was made to a...

A successful Italian American lawyer with a great passion for soccer. Joe Tacopina opened the doors of his office in Manhattan (New York) to Calcio e Finanza to talk about his goals with Venezia and his commercial and sport strategies. Joe is a goal oriented professional, someone who understands where he needs to be because, “this is something real...

To celebrate the 750th anniversary of the birth of Giotto (1267-1337) in an absolutely original way, go to the Scuola Grande della Misericordia (Old School of Mercy) in Venice and follow directions to the “Magister Giotto” exhibition. The great multimedia exhibition will be open until November 5th, 2017 with a sensorial itinerary of words, images a...