WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   On January 6, the day of the Epiphany, since 1997 Florence has recovered an ancient tradition to commemorate the visit of the Three Wise Men (in Italian, "I Re Magi") to the infant Jesus. The ride of the Three Wise Men starts in the afternoon from the Pitti Palace, pas...

Corazon de Vida FoundationThursday, July 18, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)Newport Beach, CA La Notte Bianca 2013A Night in Tuscany For The KidsThursday July 18, 20136:00 PM - 9:30 PM   Wear something white and transport yourself to Tuscany for the evening and enjoy Italian appetizers hors d'oeuvres and wine at the beautiful & exclu...

Registration for our Photography Tour is underway and we are excited about the number of photographers that are going to join us in Tuscany for great photography, fine dining, and seeing the best of Tuscany. We are going to have lots of fun along the way, sharing tips and photos and enjoying our craft.   As a special incentive we are offerin...

by Porter Fox   The trip began years before we met, when Sara wrote a short story about the perfect marriage. It started like this: "____ and I are moving to Europe to paint and make love, right after he finishes his diamond floor. We will live in a gigantic home filled with magic and passion.   One of our favorite things to do in the...

More than 16 million tourists descend on this city of 360,000 each year, most making a beeline for the ancient Ponte Vecchio to memorialize their visit with a cellphone held on a selfie wand. As a ready-made postcard, the view of the Arno River from the bridge's midpoint would seem hard to top. And yet, as with so much else in Florence, anothe...

Il "fenomeno Francigena" è esploso: l'antico percorso che dal Nord Europa porta a Roma è diventato negli ultimi anni un vero e proprio modello di turismo sostenibile e desiderato da viaggiatori italiani e stranieri, tanto da dar vita a candidature all'Unesco, progetti regionali, nazionali ed europei. A tracciare un identikit dei turisti della Fran...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Farro, or emmer, is a grain that has been cultivated for thousands of years in the Mediterranean basin and is the progenitor of all wheats known today, including soft wheat and durum wheat. Its cultivation dates back at least 7,000 years BC. It was the staple food of the...

Carnevale is one of the most colorful celebrations in the world. In Italy, we are serious about it. In the end, this is where it was born. We are all familiar with the Carnevale of Venice and that of Viareggio, as well as famous international renditions such as the Carnival in New Orleans, that in Rio and that in Notting Hill (London). In Ital...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The traditional St. Joseph Torch Feast in Pitigliano, a direct descendant of ancient bonfires, evokes the legend propitiatory arrival of Spring. In the Maremma inland, the night of Saint Joseph recalls an ancient pagan ceremony: on Spring equinox a purifying bonfire p...

The Nevada Museum of Art is bringing a taste of Florence to the Biggest Little City through its new Italian Baroque exhibit.   The exhibit doesn't open until this weekend, but the museum gave us a sneak peek with a special tour guide the man who's been collecting these paintings for decades. "This is the largest collection of Baroque pa...