di Beatrice Bondi   Cortina approda a New York e incontra il pubblico americano, per presentare le sue bellezze naturali, già patrimonio UNESCO, che unite a un immenso capitale di cultura, moda, musica e spettacolo, hanno contribuito ad eleggere e confermare Cortina "regina delle Dolomiti". L'evento, nato dalla collaborazione tra Cortina Tu...

In one of his works, the great Greek tragedian Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) has a lucid Ajax say, Great, unfathomable time brings dark things to light and buries the bright in its darkness.   That is exactly what happened to the Roman theater in Gubbio, Umbria, which was built in the late 1st century BC and forgotten by the Middle Ages. It was...

by Hunter Davis   'You went to one of the best hotels in the world, in one of the smartest places, which some of the classiest people have raved about over the decades – and you brought us back a tin of tomatoes! Oh my gawd, what are you like?' That was the reaction of my dear wife and children on my return.   I shall explain the...

Congratulations to the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Bologna, Italy, for its new video on "a day in Bologna". It fully conveys the astonishing charm of a city that everybody in Italy loves and admires. Tourists often pass by the Bologna train station in their journeys from Rome to Venice or from Milan to Florence, yet they do not bother to st...

A revitalized city welcomes the world. Sure, Italy is rich with romantic cities like Florence, Venice and Rome — but its most vibrant might just be Milan. And this is the year for tourists to explore its charms, as it hosts the 2015 World Expo. Twenty million visitors are expected to visit the city for the Expo, a mammoth event that runs from...

NEW YORK, December 27, 2012 -- Fly.com™, the world's easiest-to-use airfare search engine, today announced the findings of its inaugural New Year Travel Resolutions Survey, which identifies America's most desired destinations for the new year. At the top of America's "wish list" is Italy, closely followed by Australia. They are joined in the top f...

Sempre più insistenti le notizie sui primi voli low cost dall'Europa agli USA, che ancora una volta vedono protagonista la compagnia aerea scandinava Norwegian Airlines. Questa volta il particolare che si aggiunge, è che i voli low cost destinati agli USA partiranno anche da Roma Fiumicino.   Infatti la Nowegian comunica che: "Stiamo lavoran...

As I sat in the small Fiat, next to a distant cousin from my paternal grandmother's family line, there were about 10 different feelings running through me. Among them were excitement, nervousness, anxiety, and disbelief.   I am currently in the midst of an extended trip through Italy with my family of five to discover the land where my famil...

WEP-USA, an international foundation, has announced the launch of its new Italian summer program brought to the area by longtime Somers resident Bob Lundry. As part of this pilot program, 18 Italian high school students and their American literature teacher will visit Somers for three weeks beginning Sunday, July 13.   Read more   So...

Every so often, a car cautiously serpentines down the winding hillside road away from the ancient hamlet of Ofena, in Italy's Abruzzo region. It's not the sort of drive you rush: Every downward curve opens onto yet another vista of superabundant grandeur.   The views here in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park are of such unrelen...