As you may have noticed already, Sicily is definitely one of our favorite places in Italy. Its unique natural, historical and cultural heritage are what made it one of the most charming and attractive Italian regions, welcoming every year thousands of tourists from all over the world, who never leave unsatisfied, with their eyes full of wonder and...

An old Italian saying goes: "see Naples and then you die", meaning that once you've seen the famous Southern Italian city you have seen all what is worth seeing on Earth, and that after leaving it you will miss it terribly.   It may be slightly exaggerated, but to us, Naples is absolutely a place to visit at least once in a lifetime, letting...

A few years ago, I decided that the best time to go to Europe was June. It was mostly because everywhere we might visit, the local population was still at work, at school, at home, and it would be easier to sneak around, pretending not to be a tourist. When we decided to go to Bergamo, we intended to stay for a day or two, part of a mini tour of no...

For as long as I've known my Italian boyfriend, Fabrizio, he's been talking about Ponza, the island where real Romans vacation and where he's been summering with his family since his childhood. In America, though, no one seems to have heard of it, even though unlike most resort islands it is fairly accessible.   No need for two flights, bagg...

Walking around the property at West St. Mary's Manor in Drayden, a group of Italian exchange students primarily from Milan had an opportunity to experience nature hands-on with help from American students and teachers.   Edoardo Valentinis, 13, said he enjoyed seeing the open spaces. Valentinis is one of 54 Italian exchange students visitin...

From the North to the South, Italy has so plenty of beautiful places rich in history boasting breathtaking landscapes, that it's always a good moment for spending there a couple of days in the name of relax. Swide has rounded up some of the best destinations for your next Italian weekend getaway.   Whether you are a sea lover or prefer visit...

Il 3 e il 4 marzo al Due Torri Hotel di Verona si terrà la diciassettesima edizione di Showcase Usa-Italy, l'annuale workshop promosso da US Commercial Service in collaborazione con l'associazione Visit USA Italia, di cui Mondointasca è socio onorario, e Brand Usa.   L'evento sarà il punto di incontro tra espositori statunitensi, rappresenta...

Walking from the towns of Buonconvento to Montalcino as part of a weeklong trek through Tuscany, I was faced with a tough decision.   How many bottles of wine could I reasonably carry in my daypack? The road that led to this quandary had passed right by the Caparzo winery - so naturally, we stopped in for a sample.   Read more  ...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 6:30pm The program will start at 6:30pm with a tasting of some of themost renowned Piemonte's wines. Professor Spedaliere will take you on a virtual journey through the region discovering unique medieval towns and villages, where its historic castles, and cobblestones streets make it seem as though time has never stop...

With the start of the New Year, there's just one resolution that should be of your list: Travel to Italy in 2015. It's always a good time to visit Italy, but we think 2015 will be the best year yet!   The 2015 Expo in Milan has motivated Italy to do some early spring-cleaning, restoring monuments and art to their ancient glamour, adding visi...