Whether you're a first-time visitor or long-time resident, there's always more to discover in Italy. Writer John Henderson recommends ten places to add to this year's bucket list. This month I will enter my seventh year in Italy, my ninth over two stints, and not a calendar gets tossed without me discovering new hidden hideaways I’d never heard or...

Venice's Caffè Florian, the world's oldest coffee house, is preparing to celebrate its 300th anniversary in 2020. The landmark Venetian bar, nestled amid the arcades of the central Piazza S. Marco, has been serving locals and visitors to the lagoon city for three centuries. Opened on 29 December 1720, Alla Venezia Trionfante - as it was called orig...

Not so tall, not so jaggedly dramatic, and rather youthful at merely 20 million years old, the mountain range and smaller parallel chains strut down the centre of the Italian peninsula, curving from northeast to southwest, from thigh to toe, with a bit of a dogleg in the middle. (IT) It’s just about impossible to go from the Adriatic to the Mediter...

Ho iniziato il 2020 con un libro che a definire profetico o messianico non esagererei. Si tratta di Naploitation – Napoli, la tradizione e l’innovazione. Autore Marco Demarco, pubblicato da Guida Editore nella collana PrimaPagina creata dallo storico Giuseppe Galasso. Il volume è dedicato a due grandi napoletani, da poco scomparsi, Giuseppe Galasso...

American pop diva Jennifer Lopez (photo) triggered a flood of invitations after she said in a magazine interview that she dreams of living in Italy. Best known as J-Lo, the 50-year-old singer-actress and fashion designer was born in New York to Puerto Rican parents. Lopez, who lives in Los Angeles, told Vanity Fair this month that she pines for a m...

2019 was another record year for passenger numbers at Rome's two international airports, Fiumicino and Ciampino, which between them welcomed 49.4 million passengers - up from 48.8 million in 2018 - according to Aeroporti di Roma (AdR). The news was particularly positive for Fiumicino, also known as Leonardo da Vinci airport, which registered 43.5 m...

Art had a cultural currency beyond monetary value during the Renaissance. Representing the tastes, desires and, often, whims of the elite, paintings and sculptures served as manifestations of power. Those who controlled the finest works of art would go down in cultural history. For this reason, Scipione Borghese became one of the most ruthless and...

For some, the prospect of buying a cheap home in Italy is a chance to leave their old life behind and start all over again. But the latest town to offer tumbledown houses priced at just over a dollar wants buyers to bring it with them -- encouraging families or groups of friends to buy multiple properties. Bisaccia, a picturesque destination in Ita...

The Sorrentine Peninsula juts into the Tyrrhenian Sea like a knobbly, pointing finger, its rugged shores sprinkled with some of Europe's most spectacular beaches, its bucolic interior moulded by the limestone Monti Lattari. Of course, the Amalfi Coast on its southern shore is well known, but the rest of the peninsula is just as beautiful, less infu...

È in partenza la delegazione pugliese che parteciperà al Travel Show del New York Times, che, giunto alla 15ma edizione, è il più importante momento pubblico di comunicazione delle destinazioni turistiche del Nord America. Alla manifestazione, che si terrà a New York dal 24 al 26 gennaio, con Pugliapromozione ci saranno dieci operatori pugliesi, il...