This summer, there is even more reason to get lost in the wonders of Borghese Gallery. From the 14 June, visitors can admire one of the latest works from Tiziano Vecellio, Nymph and Shepherd, which has arrived in Rome as part of an exchange programme between museums. The magnificent oil painting comes from the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna and...

On the placid waters of Lake Bolsena in central Italy is the mysterious island of Bisentina, which takes its name from the nearby ancient Etruscan-Roman town of Bisenzio. Isola Bisentina is the largest of the two islands found on Lake Bolsena, the largest volcanic lake in Europe, with a circumference of 43km, located in the Tuscia area, between Rom...

Rome is to launch the city's first Virtual Reality Bus, an immersive 3D experience which brings to life the central archaeological area of the capital. From 23 June it will be possible to travel among the ruins of ancient Rome and discover how they were 2,000 years ago, with the Virtual Reality Bus, a 16-seater vehicle equipped with cutting-edge te...

Spring has sprung in the Eternal City, and along with the warm Mediterranean sunshine comes oppor-tunities to experience Italy like never before. In recent weeks restrictions on travel for international tourists have eased and there is a palpable excitement among the Italian-American community here in America. Flights are being booked and daydreams...

Right now, the Italian property market is absolutely booming. And I mean BOOMING. In my nearly 8 years of working in the real estate and holiday rentals industries in Italy, I have never seen the market as buoyant as it is now. Many people who were once originally looking in areas such as Tuscany or Puglia have become priced out of the market due t...

Rhynn Paulsen returned in mid-December from a study abroad trip to Rome. She called it a transformative experience. She heard about the Rome opportunity when a professor visited the honors chemistry class she took last year. Although she chose to attend St. Thomas for its various study abroad programs, going to Rome was not part of her original pla...

On Monday, June 20, the first Gala Dinner of We the Italians, the media company dedicated to the Italian American community, will be held at the Foreign Ministry Circle. Guests of honor will be members of the board of the National Italian American Foundation, the most important institution representing the 20 million Italian Americans. The gala din...

Italy has been so successful in recovering ancient artworks and artifacts that were illegally exported from the country it has created a museum for them. The Museum of Rescued Art was inaugurated Wednesday in a cavernous structure that is part of Rome’s ancient Baths of Diocletian. The Octagonal Hall exhibition space was designed to showcase Italy’...

From Milan to Rome, passing through Genoa, there will be over 300 American students who this year will follow our doctors in the ward. Doctors in Italy, the first 100% Italian program that allows foreign students of healthcare faculties to discover the new frontier of made in Italy, medicine, is currently collaborating with three hospitals: the Mul...

Italy's annual vintage car rally rolls into Rome on 16 June. The 2022 edition of the Mille Miglia rally will see more than 400 classic and vintage cars travel from the northern Italian city of Brescia to Rome and back again this week. One of the world’s oldest car rallies, the Mille Miglia began in 1927, taking place 24 times until 1957 and bringin...