By Jamie Wetherbe The mystery of "Mona Lisa's" real-life muse, which has spawned centuries of speculation, could be solved through DNA testing. Researchers on Friday opened a family tomb in Florence, Italy, to help confirm the identity of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, Leonardo da Vinci's neighbor who is believed to be the woman behind the eni...

On Saturday, March 1st, the public is invited to an opening of the exhibition, "Florence to Florence", a rare collection of 50 Italian Classical, Renaissance and Twentieth Century bronzes on display at The Vineyard at Florence, in Florence, Texas, a Tuscan styled wine estate, just 35 minutes north of Austin. The creator of these bro...

The Italian American Club of Livonia presents the 5th annual Celebrazione Della Regione with "I Sapori della Toscana," with musical entertainment by One Man Out. Cocktail attire. Menu includes antipasti, Tuscan style soup, pasta, Florentine chicken, beef tenderloin, asparagus, salads, dessert and open bar.   Raffle prizes. Reservations by Ma...

  WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Apennine Mountains offer mountain bikers and cycle excursionists a wide range of choice when it comes to active itineraries and destinations. Whether on brief and easier trails with the family, or traveling longer, more complex routes, the enchanting natural scenery...

My wife says that I am a genetically engineered workaholic. From observing my busy siblings, I would have to agree! So when she devised a two-week trip to Europe this June to celebrate our recent 30th wedding anniversary, I was plagued with thoughts of "work withdrawal syndrome" (my own diagnosis!).   This is characterized by the consta...

Do you love Italian food? Of course you do, but you probably don't love it as much as Joe Faro, the Owner and 'Chief Food Taster' at the sprawling Tuscan Kitchen in Burlington. "Tuscan Kitchen is an artisan Italian experience. We are taking scratch Italian specialties, and we are celebrating those with our guests."   Faro's passion for...

di Enza Antenos e Luca Tontodonati   All'Università per Stranieri di Siena si è appena concluso il Convegno Internazionale AATI 2015. L'American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI, Associazione Americana degli insegnanti di Italiano) si riunisce annualmente per mettere a confronto metodologie di insegnamento e nuove ricerche in italian...

by Leila Firusbakht   The Cathedral of Siena is, without a doubt, one of the most spectacular buildings that you can visit in Tuscany, but its real treasure is actually the one that's normally kept out of sight, and you're walking all over it! The entire floor of Siena's Cathedral is in fact one of the most incredible works of art of al...

What traveler hasn't daydreamed of selling one's possessions and returning to live in the foreign country where one feels alive and full of joy? But how many people actually do it?   Salt Lake City native Lisa Condie did and is creating a new life in Florence, Italy, where she and another Salt Lake City native are building a tour compan...

L'edizione 87 di Pitti Immagine Uomo (Firenze, 13-16 gennaio 2015) si è conclusa con numeri da record, confermando le ottime aspettative comunicate nei giorni della manifestazione: 24.000 compratori (+15% rispetto alla precedente edizione invernale) per un totale di 8.660 buyer stranieri (+11%) e oltre 15.300 italiani (+17%) e oltre 35.000 visitato...