Before recently, I had never heard of a town named Celle Ligure. Here in the province of Savona, I found another beautiful, hidden, curved gem along the shoreline of Liguria. As we arrived via train, the immediate view was less than beautiful. Soon, however, we were walking by a monument to the locals who lost their lives in the two World Wars. Nex...

Criss-crossed with picturesque canals, this historic town also offers great art and eating – to a soundtrack of popping prosecco corksHire a bicycle Treviso is a cycling city. We all get around the historic centre on two wheels: it’s a good way to avoid traffic jams, and tourists have to get used to bikes weaving between them in what look like pede...

Ever since Anita Ekberg and Marcello Mastroianni cavorted in its waters in "La Dolce Vita," the Trevi Fountain has become a symbol of Rome. But its extraordinary popularity with tourists seeking their own slice of the sweet life has led to the fountain -- and the tiny piazza in which it sits -- becoming almost permanently overcrowded. That's not to...

Tuscany is one of the best loved destinations for both Italians and foreigners. Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Livorno and other towns are well known and certainly worth a visit, but those who want to discover the authentic countryside, symbol of ancient tradition and history, and home to the Tuscan farmers’ lifestyle, should visit the Maremma grossetana....

Travel guide publisher Lonely Planet published its Best in Travel 2020 book and put Le Marche in second place of the best regions in the world to visit next year. As a 100% born and bred marchigiana, I can’t help but agree with this ranking. Also, I don’t lie when I say that I’ve been telling anyone I met the same things that the famous publishing...

The Sforzesco Castle, or the Castello Sforzesco is one of the best-known historical buildings in Milan, witness of several historical events in the past centuries. The castle was demolished and rebuilt many times over the centuries. Today, after having been restored and embellished, it has become a symbol of the city itself and of its history. Hist...

Tra le numerose meraviglie della Sicilia bisogna sicuramente annoverare l’orologio astronomico di Messina, situato sul campanile del Duomo della città. Un capolavoro di livello mondiale, essendo il più grande e complesso orologio astronomico del pianeta. Fu l’arcivescovo di Messina, Angelo Paino, a volerne la costruzione dopo il disastroso terremot...

Many travelers head to Italy’s northernmost regions for the gorgeous mountain resorts, but the area is also home to fascinating cities that can provide a different take on the Italian experience. In Bolzano and Merano in the South Tyrol you’ll find, despite differences in customs, aesthetics and languages, an engaging hybrid of Germanic and Mediter...

The oldest part of Ragusa is home to six coffers full of 18th- and 19th-century treasures: the six rooms of the Appiano House Museum, created by organist Salvatore Appiano in the baroque heart of the Sicilian city. “The idea was passed down to me from my grandparents”, the collector explained to local newspaper “Ragusanews”. “My family was original...

È sempre più alto il numero di studenti statunitensi che studiano fuori dal proprio paese. E l’Italia, in tale contesto, rappresenta la seconda meta di studio preferita degli studenti made in USA, con 36.945 ragazzi nello Stivale. È questo è solo uno dei dati statistici che incoraggiano il lavoro di Eduitalia, Associazione di Scuole e Università ch...