Lake Como is one of Italy’s biggest and most beautiful lakes. In warmer months, it buzzes with aquatic activities and 'dolce vita' flair. A combination of stunning scenery and chic style are a magnet for Hollywood celebrities, including George Clooney, who can be spotted zipping around in his Riva boat, as sleek and speedy as a Ferrari. It’s not ju...

The Rhaetian Railway in the Albula and Bernina landscapes departs from Tirano in the province of Sondrio in Lombardy and arrives in Switzerland in the canton of the Grisons, in St. Moritz, passing through the Swiss Alps before finally reaching Thusis.Commonly known as the "Bernina Red Train", it is an important tourist destination and an essential...

The airline has announced that it has chosen to name the Airbus A320, which will enter the fleet in a few weeks, after the former footballer. The other new aircrafts will also have the names of the "greatest Italian sportsmen, ambassadors in the world of professionalism, determination, strength, passion and determination". Paolo Rossi - top scorer...

The train is a delightful way to travel on Sicily, although large swaths of the island are not served. The main line runs east from Palermo to Messina and then south to Syracuse via Catania. Trains on these routes are fast and comfortable. A web of secondary lines with much slower trains and more limited service covers some other parts of the isla...

St Marks Piazza, the Rialto Bridge, the Bridge of Sighs and the many other well known sights of Venice are gorgeous. Yet for me, gorgeous as they are, it is the smaller canals and the lesser known parts of Venice that bring me the greatest joy. Nothing much can beat sitting quietly alongside a tiny canal, where tourists seldom venture. I can spend...

When you’re traveling in a foreign country ,if you pass in front of a fountain ,you stop there   to make a wish by dropping a coin inside it, like thousands of other visitors do every single day.  But did you know what happens to all these coins we throw into the numerous fountains ? If not,before you put your money in a fountain, read this. Why is...

Ski season is already in full swing in Italy thanks to early abundant snowfalls and ski aficionados are happily back on the slopes. Going on a ski vacation using only public transportation is easier than ever in Italy, with many famous ski resorts well connected with regular and specially scheduled trains and buses. Ditch the car and, not only will...

Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, with Mount Vesuvius towering in the distance, Italy's third-largest city is home to an incredible wealth of art and architecture. Ancient Greek wall fortifications, a Roman-era theater and a Norman castle testify to its long, rich history. And around every corner in the city’s UNESCO-designated hist...

One of the main traditions of the Christmas holidays is that of Northern Italy’s Christmas markets. These can be found everywhere in Italy and there are some that stand out for their longevity and beauty. Here you can find artisanal and gastronomic products perfect to gift someone on Christmas. Here a selection of the cutest Christmas markets in No...

Regardless of how long you intend to stay in Sicily, the town of Taormina should be at the top of your list of places to visit on the island. From pretty piazzas to an ancient theater to lots of shopping, the city is worth dedicating a few days out of your travel schedule. It’s as gorgeous as you can imagine an Italian town to be right from the mom...