by Gina Mussio   Italy is on everyone's bucket list, but it's a long way for many to travel and the country is so jam-packed with spectacular sites and amazing things to do that choosing what to do in Italy on a two week vacation is nearly impossible.   Don't worry, we've got your back. We've combed through our extensive archives, tal...

Alla 50° edizione di TTG Incontri Rimini, Thema Nuovi Mondi è presente con 3 enti del Turismo: da nord est a nord ovest fino al Mar dei Caraibi. Con rinnovato spirito Yankee style, tornano sia Massachusetts sia Maine celebrando anche risultati estremamente positivi per l'annata intera del 2012 dal mercato italiano con un buon incremento di visitato...

Almost two hours from Rome, Civita di Bagnoregio -- Italy's "Jewel on the Hill" -- rises up from the surrounding hills, a majestic sight on the skyline.   Though the view is sublime, there's one problem rocking this isolated, ancient town to its core -- bits of Civita are slowly eroding away, and have been for years.   Read more &nbs...

In an unassuming building on a quiet street, not far from the bustle of Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station, stands what is probably the world's oldest pharmacy and cosmetic shop. It's easy to walk right past the Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, and I nearly do. The rather plain entrance gives no inkling of the ar...

Andare a vivere in un posto molto lontano da casa porta con sé una serie sforzi, tra cui quello di adattarsi alla cultura del paese ospitante. È di certo una cosa messa in conto, ma anche in un posto noto per la pizza, la moda e la tendenza a gesticolare eccessivamente può risultare un ostacolo difficile da superare.   Quell'ostacolo viene c...

By Rosa Mariotti   The holiday season is here. With that, fond memories of the many great times spent in Italy with my family. Decorating the tree: year after year, using the same ornaments and the same short, beaten-up artificial tree from which we couldn't depart such we loved him so much. During my childhood, dad would also decorate a hu...

The waiter delivers our bottle of chilled Grillo with aplomb. We sip slowly, gazing at the caramel- and vanilla-colored canyons of an abandoned-quarry-turned-upscale-hotel. And then he reappears, serving caprese salad, bruschetta with various olive tapenades and warmed spicy chips.   "No, no," we say, "We didn't order these." "Madam," h...

As part of our move into the travel guide direction, we will begin with a literary/ memoir style guide to driving in Italy. Pitstops, Pitfalls and Olive Pits is a literary license to enjoy driving escapades throughout scenic Italy. John Tabellione takes you up and down the boot sharing his experiences and providing great tips at the end of each cha...

By Flavia Amabile Il 2016 è stato l'anno dei nuovi musei tra polemiche, spinte in avanti e i tentativi più vari di cambiare un sistema da sempre restio nei confronti delle novità. Le ultime cifre sui visitatori e sugli incassi però sono ancora una volta molto positive. Un successo, insomma, come rivendica il ministro dei Beni culturali Dario Franc...

This September the officers and members of The Pannese Society of Providence, Rhode Island will visit Mayor Pasquale Ciruolo, Deputy Mayor Amedeo De Cotiis, and members of their administration in Panni, Foggia for an Official Cultural Exchange between the USA and Italy, joining together Sister Cities. For more info visit www.pannese-society.org &n...