The top three "five sail" destinations classified in the annual guide to the "most beautiful sea" in Italy are Castiglion della Pescaia in Tuscany, San Vito Lo Capo in Sicily, and Pollica in Campania, as released on Friday in the 'Blue Guide' published by environmental group Legambiente and tourism association Touring Club Italiano. The guide find...

From Tuscany to the United States, with some special events in San Francisco: the celebrations for the 950th anniversary since the first stone of the Pisa Cathedral was laid and the 450th anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei got just big.   In fact, starting from this occurrence, a cultural exchange is taking place between the town of...

by Betty Laseter   A team of researchers at Pontedera BioRobotics Institute in Italy claimed to have created a robotic arm that can bend and contract like an octopus tentacle. The robotic arm is expected to play a really helpful role in the field of surgical procedures by enabling surgeons to perform minimally-invasive operations in compact...

di Claudia Cecconato   Forse non tutti conoscono la storia dei Buffalo Soldiers. Una divisione dell'esercito USA, formata da soldati neri americani con a capo un comandante bianco, razzista. Come gli altri Alleati i Buffalo combatterono al fianco dei partigiani per liberare l'Italia dal nazifascismo.   In particolare quella parte del...

Un trailer di tre minuti alla conquista dei turisti americani e canadesi. La Toscana sbarca in questo modo a New York e si presenta sul grande schermo della Indipendent Film Week, organizzata da Indipendent Filmaker Project, la più antica e più grande associazione americana di registi e produttori indipendenti. Nella trama di My Tuscany, questo è...

Florence's public Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), located in the Museum of Natural History of Florence, closed since September of last year after a period of hydreogeological instability, recently re-opened its gates (April 1). Similarly to those in Pisa and Padua, the Tuscan Capital's botanical garden, noted as a garden of Semplici or simple med...

by Alessandra Matroianni   Sculptors have been producing amazing artworks for millennia. We stare at them and admire the beauty of the shapes, feel the passion and the energy they emanate. But what's behind their creation?   "Through the Eyes of the Sculptor", written and produced by Gina Minervini, tries to follow and reconstruct the...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Art from the 14th Century and the Renaissance art lives here, hoisted onto the walls of one of the most famous museums in the world, known for its outstanding collection of paintings and antique statues: the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. Other 16th-Century buildings are no...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   This past month I started featuring Italian wine words for those of you to start learning some of the Italian language in the wine industry. I started doing Italian Wine Word Wednesday that I'll feature on my social media and o...

The identity of the raven-haired beauty painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1504 has long been suspected to be Lisa Gheradini Del Giocondo, the wife of a rich silk merchant. Italian archaeologists trying to solve the mystery behind the identity of one of the world's most famous models said Wednesday that they had found shards of bone which could h...