by Chiara Assi   There's something enticing and quintessentially romantic about train travel: watching the landscape changing before one's eyes, crossing remote areas, having time to relax and unwind and take in the views are just some of the reasons why many enthusiasts consider traveling by rail the only way to travel.   And while h...

The order follows a letter of intent signed in October 2013 between Fincantieri and Seabourn, which is part of the Carnival group. According to Fincantieri, the ship, due to join the Seabourn fleet in the second half of 2016, will be built to the standards of comfort and technical refinement.   It will be about 40,350gt, 210m long and 28m wi...

by Morena Pivetti   This weekend Italy will hold regional and municipal elections. About 22 million voters are eligible to choose the government of seven Regions, Veneto and Liguria in the North, Tuscany, Umbria and Marche in the Center and Campania and Puglia in the South.   Voters are also called to elect more than 1,000 municipalit...

by Andrea carli   Since the mid-14th century, Genoa was a great naval and commercial power. The seat of the city's political power was the Ducal Palace: the residence of the Doge. Today, during the exhibition "From the Impressionists to Picasso," 52 artworks - European painting masterpieces from the 19th and 20th century - will be hangi...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

Anche gli sposi americani privilegiano l'Italia rispetto ad altre destinazioni per trascorrervi la loro luna di miele definendola "imbattibilmente la più romantica" tra le 20 maggiori destinazioni più richieste.   Il nostro Paese, infatti, già decretato vincente da parte delle giovani coppie in arrivo dalla Cina e dall'India, si è aggiudicat...

Join us this coming Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. for an evening of fun. We will be showcasing 13 short films (3-4 minutes each) produced in Genova, Italy this past summer. These films were created by University of Utah by students while studying abroad! Where: Post Theatre (Fort Douglas, UofU) 245 S. Douglas Blvd, SLCWhen: 09/17/2014Time: 7:00 p....

By Luisa Taliento   New places of encounter, contemplation and peace, where you can enjoy experiences without conflict, because the stars here aren't people but plants. The concept behind the success of horticultural travel couldn't be simpler, and in Great Britain it inspires one person out of three to take a trip.   This is a type o...

Sarà dedicata permanentemente al comandante Piero Calamai e al suo equipaggio la sala del Galata Museo del Mare dove è allestita la mostra "Andrea Doria, la nave più bella del mondo" (la mostra resterà aperta fino al prossimo 30 maggio) . La cerimonia di scoprimento della targa, il 28 dicembre, alla presenza del sindaco Marco Doria, con i familiari...

by Rick Steves   Even when it's hot, crowded, or on strike, Italy is lots of fun. More than any other Western European country, though, travelers to Italy need up-to-date information to travel smart, saving both time and money. Here are a few updates to help you make the most of Italy in 2014:   Florence is notorious for long lines at...