Alitalia has filed for bankruptcy protection in a US court, temporarily safeguarding its stateside operations and assets from creditors as it is offered for sale in Italy. US bankruptcy judge Sean Lane granted the Italian flag carrier a restraining order for 10 days until 23 June, court documents show. The order will automatically be extended to 26...

Italy is known for its many traditions, which are worth seeing for any tourist visiting our country. Among them, a spectacular one happens in Pisa. To pay a tribute to San Ranieri patron saint, on  June 16th all the buildings along the Arno River are lit up with candles, while other candles are left to float on the river, transforming the landscape...

When Elena Mullano first landed on United States soil, she was not stepping into a different country, but jumping into one of the many American films she had seen as she grew up. The 17-year-old Italian hailing from Sardinia, a large island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, said it was an almost immediate reaction when she stepped off the plane....

Little-known stories of the eternal city, of its artists and popes, families and colorfully clad armies. Through centuries of anecdotes, our short trip into the more curious and mysterious side of Roman history and art is about to end with a bow to the more dreamlike nature of the city. Picture an unusually silent evening, where little to no people...

“Do you want to fall in love with Verona or not?” Bob LeFavi asked the Hilton Head Town Council on Tuesday. The question from the department head for health sciences at Armstrong State University in Savannah came after a presentation on behalf of the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head, which urged council members to consider a resolution to enter...

The teenagers panted heavily as they climbed up the steep slope in the early morning, the Mediterranean sun glittering on the sea far below. Along the way, they stopped to survey the stone walls bordering the winding roads, carefully taking measurements. “When you rebuild a wall, you dig among the rubble until you find the original corner stones, a...

Trascorrere un anno alla pari negli Stati Uniti è un desiderio sempre più comune tra le ragazze italiane tra i 18 e i 27 anni. I numeri parlano chiaro: nel 2016 sono state più di mille le nostre connazionali che hanno scelto di fare questo tipo di esperienza e nel 2017 saranno ancora di più. "Questo programma" - sottolinea Valeria Sessini, responsa...

Pisana, laureata all’Università di Bologna, PhD a Cambridge e oggi Associate Professor al Dipartimento Studi Classici della Stanford University, Giovanna Ceserani è tra gli artefici di un inedito progetto di Digital Humanities: tecnologia digitale al servizio degli studi umanistici. Mapping the Grand Tour è un’elaborazione visuale dell’enorme mole...

A few hours after landing in Rome, I crossed the Tiber River toward Trastevere, the neighborhood where I lived more than 15 years ago. The river still slithered with reflections of orange lamppost light that reminded me of dragon scales. A familiar cacophony of droning scooters, clanging plates and stray laughter hit me as I skirted the dinner crow...

It's no surprise that Italy has been a firm favourite for holidaymakers for decades. The weather is sunny, the food is famously delicious, and there's plenty to do whether you're after a cultural getaway or a beach break. Plus, you don't need to break the bank for a visit - there are plenty of cheap flights on offer, not to mention the wide array o...