NEWS FROM : ITALY  

Among Italy’s most scenic coastal walking trails, the nine-kilometer (5.6 miles) ‘Pathway of the Gods’ winds its way through vertical cliffs and man-made terraces hundreds of meters above the sparkling waters of the Amalfi Coast.   It begins at the main square, Piazza Capasso, in the tiny village of Bomerano, where you’ll find signs for ‘Sentiero d...

Imagine watching the sunset over Sardinia’s cliffs from your own private lighthouse or waking up to seagull cries from a medieval pirate fortress. With many people feeling a lingering caution about crowded, cramped places ever since the pandemic, it’s no wonder ordinary hotels are so over. That’s even more true when you have the opportunity to expe...

When we first decided Piedmont was a must-visit, we had my milestone birthday in our sights, plus visions of all-we-could-eat truffles to go along with the rich red wines we planned on drinking. “We” being me and three of my close friends and fellow wine travelers. Together, we had already done trips to the Loire and Alsace wine regions. This was t...

Sophie Minchilli was raised in Rome with a view of the Colosseum from her kindergarten classroom, and she enjoyed fresh pasta lunches. She explains the Italian notion of dolce far niente — the sweetness of doing nothing.  Endless lunches, walks, and summers at the beach are Minchilli’s earliest memories that inspired her to embrace the lifestyle of...

Italy on Monday declared a state of emergency for areas surrounding the river Po, which accounts for about a third of the country's agricultural production and is suffering its worst drought in 70 years. The government decree will allow authorities to cut through red tape and take action immediately if they think it necessary, such as to impose wat...

The renaissance of Rimini. So much for the 80s stink and party remembrance. The legendary town on the Adriatic has quietly given itself a facelift. Italy's next trend destination. The whole story... A full load of glitz and glamour and the darker side of fame. Rimini has experienced everything you can experience as a holiday resort. From an exclusi...

School is finally over! What could be better than spending the day with the whole family in one of Italy's 10 most beautiful amusement parks? Spring and summer are wonderful seasons in Italy for outdoor activities. With the end of school, children and young people can't wait to start their holidays, to play and have new and exciting experiences. 

Famous for its majestic marina, ancient thermal baths and wonderful beaches, Sciacca is a town in the province of Agrigento that every summer is populated by tourists from all over the world. The Sicily is famous for its breathtaking beaches and some of the best are located right here. During your holiday in Sciacca you can venture to discover the...

Good Italian operas have been putting passion, love, drama, betrayals, revenge and mystery on stage for 400 years. Often called the ultimate form of art, Italian opera has it all: a blend of music, singing, literature, acting, dance, costumes and much more. ALL filled with DRAMA. From mythological tales to Egyptian history and Parisian bohemians to...

Rome's Colosseum has introduced new tickets with the name of each individual visitor in an effort to stamp out the widespread practice of touts reselling tickets to unsuspecting tourists at exorbitant prices. From now on every ticket for the 'Full Experience Underground and Arena' and the 'Luna sul Colosseo' night tours will contain the names of ea...

Last summer I went on a vacation to Capri. I was somehow dragged there. I have an aversion for hyper touristic places where restaurants are majorly targeted towards tourist’s palates. I was there with my boyfriend and his family. I remember asking waiters and the hospitality staff for recommendations for traditional Caprese cuisine — anything beyon...

On the occasion of this Independence Day, I wish to convey heartfelt congratulations to you, Mr. President, and to all American citizens, on behalf of the Italian Republic and my own. Our countries are inextricably bound by an enduring and sincere friendship, rooted in a shared heritage of ideals, and enhanced by the contribution of a longstanding...