In late January, Italian soccer club AS Roma announced the expansion of its renowned youth soccer academy program to the United States. Selected among the seven elite U.S. soccer academies was also FC Greater Boston Bolts.   “Player development in the United States continues to be a top priority for us,” said AS Roma president James Pallotta...

A motherland of artists and scientists that changed the shape of the world, home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a kaleidoscope of bewitching vistas - Bella Italia! From the staggering antiquities of Rome and the alluring romance of Venice to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the cosmopolitan flair of Milan, the country is...

The remains of Saint Pio - known as Padre Pio of Pietrelcina - were taken from the church in San Giovanni Rotondo, Apulia, and started their journey to Rome. Pope Francis wanted the remains to be moved to Rome as part of the extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. The remains are set to arrive at the Capuchin church of St. Lawrence Outside the Walls later...

Scoperta una parte di Ostia Antica fino ad oggi 'segreta', più grande di Pompei. Recenti indagini archeologiche svelano infatti che l'area era molto più vasta di quanto ritenuto. La Soprintendenza archeologica di Roma parla di "risultati eccezionali: nel I secolo a.C, il Tevere non chiudeva la città a nord, ma la divideva in due parti".   To...

E' il "trend" del momento: sponsorizzare la salvaguardia del patrimonio artistico dell'Italia. Ancora di più quello della Città Eterna, dove ogni elemento o scorcio è di per sé un capolavoro di inestimabile valore estetico e storico.   Lo sa bene American Express che da tempo si pone in prima linea con attività che favoriscono il restauro di...

United Airlines will fly nonstop between Chicago O'Hare and Rome next year, serving the route on a seasonal basis from May 16 through Sept. 23.   United's Chicago-Rome schedule will begin with five weekly flights before ramping up to daily service June 4. The schedule will then shift to six flights a week on Aug. 18 and continue though the r...

  WTI Magazine #66    2015 August, 21Author : John Cabot University      Translation by:   Taking a year off between high school and university can be an extremely rewarding experience. A gap year lets you explore new interests, discover new cultures, and gain a wealth of new skills and experiences that will stay with you throughout university a...

  WTI Magazine #46    2014 October, 29Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Borghese Gallery in Rome is perhaps the most fascinating museum in Italy. It is housed in a villa built in the 1600s, the interior stuccoes of which make for the ideal setting of such an exceptional collection of world-famous masterpieces. Along with bas-reliefs...

I haven't seen this much excitement over a site's opening since the Colosseum's underground was unveiled back in 2010. And you know what? Having toured both, the excitement over the Domus Aurea may be even more merited.   First, the basics. Emperor Nero built his palace back in 64AD. (Yes, he's the "fiddled while Rome burned" guy; although t...

Sarà il capo dello Stato, Sergio Mattarella, ad annunciare personalmente in occasione della Festa della Repubblica, il prossimo martedì 2 giugno, le nuove modalità di accesso al pubblico dello splendido palazzo del Quirinale. La sede della Presidenza della Repubblica diventerà dunque di fatto un nuovo, straordinario museo pubblico, aperto tutti i g...