“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...

I'm a bit early. Not, admittedly, in terms of the morning – there is still time for a cappuccino on the terrace of Hotel Melodia del Bosco. Below, the Alta Badia valley flirts with the sunlight; above, the hard ridge of Mount Santa Croce forces itself on the skyline. But I am definitely ahead of schedule in terms of cycling. Klaus Irsara checks the...

Norwegian Air is adding another new European destination from the United States: Rome. The service will start in November with non-stop flights from both Newark Liberty and Los Angeles. Flights from Oakland will begin in February. (Scroll down to bottom for schedule details.) Rome had been under consideration for U.S. flights for some time, Thomas...

Alitalia is set to operate direct Rome-Los Angeles service also during the winter season. The Italian airline has decided to extend this service, which was operated in the last years only between April and October, with three weekly frequencies for the upcoming winter season. The Rome-Los Angeles flight is the only direct connection between Italy a...

The largest shopping mall in Europe opened on Thursday in Bergamo, northern Italy. The Oriocenter mall, located by the Orio al Serio International Airport on the outskirts of the Lombard city, measures 105,000 square metres in total after the official opening of a new wing. The 35,000 square metre extension opening on Thursday made the centre the l...