The heat has arrived and we can not help but think about where we will go on holiday this summer. Among the many destinations already proposed, the Liguria is certainly one of the most accredited, where in a few kilometers we can find ourselves discovering the treasure of the abbey of San Fruttuoso, the crystal clear waters of Portofino and the bea...

Giada De Laurentiis just proved she can fulfill any pasta challenge — in and out of the kitchen. The Food Network star, 51, who is currently traveling through Italy with boyfriend Shane Farley, 50, daughter Jade, 14, and other family members, just made her most recent stop in Bari. The city in southern Italy is known for being home to the grandmot...

Where to stop, where to stay, where to eat, and where to see the best views. You can't think of Southern Italy without dreaming of a trip to the Amalfi Coast. The most beautiful places in Campania have always been linked, in the collective imagination of dreamers and travelers alike, to the typically Mediterranean landscapes, flavors and warmth of...

When I was in my early 20s, I tried to keep a diary of my experiences as a student and teacher in Bologna. There was much to write about: I was teaching in one of the city’s largest secondary schools, attending lectures delivered by professors who seemed as ancient as the faculty’s medieval buildings and I was learning, painfully, that a certain Br...

Lake Maggiore is one of the most charming destinations in Europe. For centuries, the region has attracted travelers from all over the world who want to combine sports, culture, art, landscapes, luxury and gastronomy during their holidays. Nestled in the Alps between Italy and Switzerland, Hetmeer is a treasure trove of artistic and natural beauty t...

For a cooler alternative to a beach holiday, try Italy’s mountain villages. You’ll find majestic landscapes, rustic architecture and extraordinary food. Snow capped peaks crowning thick green woods, meadows bursting with flowers, long walks up emerald slopes to spot an eagle or a chamois. Summer on the mountains is a quieter but just as spectacular...

There’s no denying that most of, and often the best of, Italy tends to be overrun with tourists in the summer. And while having gained more popularity in the last few years, the IIsola di Ischia (Island of Ischia) is still pure, authentic, untouched Italy, which still retains much of that locals-only magic. Even though it is best known for its heal...

The whole of Sicily is unquestionably wonderful, but there is a stretch of coast that extends from the Gulf of Castellammare to San Vito Lo Capo that will leave its visitors speechless: the Zingaro Reserve. A protected natural area that offers a succession of beautiful beaches and coves, to which is added a beautiful turquoise sea and sea caves sim...

The visitor experience at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome has been further enriched with the opening to the public of a reconstructed ancient home housing a prayer room with frescoes dedicated to Roman and Egyptian deities. The frescoes on display come from an early second-century "domus" which was unearthed in the 19th century, near the eastern gym...

Italy’s principal rail company is allowing passengers to bring their dogs on trains for free this summer. Trenitalia, the country’s main operator, recently announced that small pets including cats and dogs do not need to pay for the next few months. Which animals can travel for free on Italy’s trains? Trenitalia is giving passengers the chance to b...