Italy is drowning in an embarrassment of riches – from Venice to Florence, Naples to Rome, the country often features as a top destination on any traveller’s wish list. While all of this may be good for business, unsustainable levels of mass tourism are pushing locals out of some cities in the country. The most extreme example is Venice: At its pea...

Not many tourists have ever heard about Basilicata, and to be fair the beauties of “Italy’s secret garden” remains unknown to many Italians as well. This is a pity, becase there are at least ten good reasons to spend some time in this beautiful region. The Lonely Planet has chosen Matera, the pearl of the Tyrrhenian, as one of the top 10 cities Bes...

Quali sono i paesi più belli d'Italia? Antichissimi borghi medievali, castelli arroccati su speroni rocciosi, casette bianche abbracciate da boschi segreti e panorami mozzafiato su paradisi naturali: ecco la lista delle 20 città italiane più belle stilata da Skyscanner per il 2017! Ogni Regione d’Italia è unica, e ognuno di questi stupendi paesi lo...

Back before the internet age, Nancy Hampton eagerly anticipated her print subscriptions from International Living, so she’d clearly fostered a dream to live overseas for a long time. In the 1990s, she and her husband Luther, managed to garner some good work gigs in Germany; Nancy as a graphic artist and Luther in IT. They loved immersing themselves...

Up to just fifty years ago, the waters of Lake Tovel – in the Non Valley, in the province of Trento – used to turn red in the summer. People – who’ve come here at almost 2,000 meters of altitude since Antiquity – of course came up with a famous legend to explain the phenomenon. They say the queen of Ragoli, Tresenga, refused the matrimonial pursuit...

In the Archaeological Park of the Ancient Appian Way is the monumental Corneli Sepulcher, better known as Barberini Tomb, after the princely family that last owned the estate where this 2nd-century funerary complex rises. On one side of Via Latina, which runs along a row of Rome’s slender pines, this brick temple stands out, intact, since the times...

Buongiorno a tutti! Nada's Italy Small Group Tours is ready to hire a "Journey Expert" for its new upcoming location in Delray Beach, FL! (we are keeping the Charlotte, NC office, so don't worry, more parties coming soon!!). Do you live & breathe to travel and want to share your excitement with others? Are you in love with anything Italian? Are you...

Rome was the world's 12th most-visited city in 2016, one of four Italian cities in Euromonitor's top 100 city destinations ranking presented on Tuesday at the World Travel Market event in London. Italy's most-visited cities also included Milan in 27th position, followed by Venice in 38th and Florence in 44th, according to the ranking drafted by the...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program. Now in its 19th year, this all-expenses-paid cultural and educational initiative sends 20 Italian American college and university students to Italy each year, to strengthen the...

Venice at the height of its power conjures images of merchant traders, carnival masks and debauchery. But for all its decadence Venetian life was governed by a well-established democracy with strict standards of behavior that held society together. The State empowered citizens to police each other and even encouraged them to denounce unlawful misco...