The beautiful gardens of Villa Medici, which is home to the French Academy and located in Rome, as well as the English-style gardens of Ninfa near Latina are the top winners of the 2015 edition of the competition called 'The most beautiful park in Italy'.   Among others, Villa Toeplitz in Varese, which is the former country residence of a Ge...

di Mario Platero   Potrebbe essere il testo di una canzone di Giorgio Gaber: San Siro, il tram numero 15 per Corso Vercelli, la Pizzeria Da Gino che ha lasciato il segno indelebile per la bontà della pizza nel ricordo di un teenager americano che ha passato la tarda infanzia e prima adolescenza a Milano.   Ma neppure Gaber avrebbe pot...

In Viaggio con l'Italia is the name of a recently-opened exhibit presented by the Touring Club Italiano (TCI) and the Comune of Milan; the exhibit celebrates Italian tourism and its role in the Bel Paese's economic development. The exhibit, on view at Palazzo della Ragione until May 25th, recounts over a century of history, inventions and events b...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Enlightenment scholars called Sabbioneta "the little Athens of the Po", considering it as the true Renaissance "ideal city", it is actually a "little Rome" created by the maecenas prince Vespasiano Gonzaga Colonna on the model of ancient Roman cities. V...

by Alessia Pirolo   Foreign investors are showing a growing appetite for Italian commercial real estate, a sign that the gradual improvement of the European economy is being felt in some of the Continent's weaker property markets.   From January through early October, the volume of Italian cross-border transactions totaled €2.75 billi...

by Andrew Dampf   Tim Tebow has been offered a four-month contract by the Italian federation for American football, and the Milano Seamen are hoping to sign the free agent quarterback. Excerpts of an offer sent by federation president Leoluca Orlando to Tebow's representatives were posted on the federation's website Thursday.   "...

Liguria in northwest Italy has retained its title as the region with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches this year as the total number of resorts to be given the prestigious eco-label for cleanliness and sustainability continues to climb, the international Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) said on Tuesday.   In 2015 Italy can...

Grazie ad una iniziativa dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, gli studenti dell'AP Italian Language che viaggeranno con la compagnia di bandiera italiana per recarsi dagli Stati Uniti in Italia avranno uno sconto del 5% sul costo del volo in classe economica. L'iniziativa è stata resa possibile grazie alla "sensibilità" dell'Alitalia, che, spieg...

by Silvia Donati   Italian fashion houses Prada and Versace will fund the cleaning and refurbishing of damaged parts of the historic Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan, contributing 3 million euros. They responded to a call for help last summer from Milan's Councillor for Public Works, Carmela Rozza, who invited private sponsors to interve...

By Kristen Heinzinger   What's bringing designers Gigi Burris and Ryan Roche, the CFDA, and Italian artisans together? The designers have been tapped to experience Italian craftsmanship at its purest as part of The Fabric Program, a partnership between textile trade fair Milano Unica and the CFDA.   The initiative will give the two fi...