Cherry blossoms, known as "fiori di ciliegio" in Italian, are admired for their beauty and symbolism in Italy. While Italy may not be as famous for its cherry blossoms as countries like Japan, there are still several regions where these delicate flowers bloom, offering stunning displays during the springtime. This guide lists some of the most beaut...

Venice doesn't need any presentation, it is simply the most romantic and beautiful city in the world: with its canals cruised by the traditional Venetian boats called gondole, its squares where princesses and kings had strolled into and its monumental Palaces decorated with masterpieces made by the most famous artists. Venice is also renowned for i...

Rome has a centuries-old tradition of caring for its stray cats, in a special bond that stretches back to ancient Roman times and continues to this day. The historical links between Rome and its felines can be traced back to the fifth century, according to the capital's website, after carbon dating showed evidence of a cat colony at Trajan's Market...

A summer getaway to Italy just got easier to plan. Months after American Airlines announced its 2024 expansion to Italy, the airline laid out its schedule — officially operating its largest-ever number of routes to the European country in the company’s 97 year history. The airline will soon operate a new direct flight from New York’s John F. Kenned...

Who can resist the allure of relocating to Italy? It’s a nation renowned for some of the richest history, mouthwatering cuisine, idyllic weather, and breathtaking landscapes throughout the world. Indeed, Italy encompasses everything one could desire – and digital nomad visas are no exception. Fortunately, Italy does extend its hospitality to hopefu...

On the strength of its intact beauty, growing prestige, and increasingly recognized quality, as evidenced also by the 7 wines of the territory present in the “Top 100” 2023 by “Wine Spectator”m and with an increasingly high positioning in the markets, with an average price increased by 7% in 2023 compared to 2022, and 13% compared to 2021, also tha...

Capri is a walker’s paradise, full of incredible views and scenery, but most visitors never venture beyond the winding lanes of the island’s two towns, Capri and Anacapri. If you want to put some distance between you and the crowds and experience the sweeping vistas that have inspired visitors since the time of the Roman emperors, however, there’s...

On August 9, 2023, my son, Mike Palmer, and I boarded a flight from Pittsburgh, Penn. to Milan, Italy. We were on a journey to follow the footsteps of my late father, William Albino Vicini, who, in turn, made a similar trip to Italy in 1976 to visit our relatives and pay respects to his father, Albino Vicini, in Trefiumi, Italy. In Milan, we gazed...

Have you ever heard of the 'Little Venice' of the South? Well, whether it's the first time you've heard this nickname or not, today our journey to the most shining gems of Italy takes us to Calabria discovering Chianalea, a beautiful seaside village with an ancient history and irresistible Mediterranean charm - it is no coincidence that CNN has inc...

Forget Paris in spring: Rome is both warmer and cooler in the first few months of the year. The locals are in their winter black rollneck jumpers, accessorised with equally noir-ish sunglasses. With an average of 17C by March, it’s warm enough to sit outside cafés and bars, but not hot enough to fall foul of the “no shorts” rule enforced in Rome’s...