by David Sweet As an Italian travels by motorboat from Venice to Murano, where glass has been created with modest tools and radiant fire for centuries, he offers an unsolicited observation on history that he shares with American travelers.   "When we live in a couple-hundred-year-old house, we live in a new house," he says. "Italians know t...

Oceania Cruises and Artful Travelers are teaming up to host the world premiere of the new PBS documentary series, The Italian Americans.   Guests sailing on this 10-day "Enchanting Riviera" voyage departing Oct. 29, 2014, will have an opportunity to interact with producers, writers and directors involved in the development of this new series...

"Expo and Territories" is a new initiative promoted by Italian Government in parallel with Expo 2015. Its main aim is to connect the universal exposition to the beauties of Italian territories. In particular, this initiative involves 19 regions and stands as a chance to put in evidence the richness of Italian resources (both cultural and environmen...

By Beatrice Bondi Nell'ambito della valorizzazione del territorio e delle potenzialità turistiche della regione Veneto, giovedì sera l'ENIT di New York ha ospitato nella sua suite al Rockfeller Center la presentazione delle novità per il nuovo anno della lussuosa catena di alberghi termali GB Thermae Hotels di Abano Terme.   Il direttore de...

by Chiara Baroncelli   Have you ever slept into an igloo or at the top of a lighthouse surrounded by mountains or sea? And what about spending a night inside a mill or on the top of a tree? Such places do actually exist in Italy. Hard to believe?   From Trulli in Puglia to a new age monastery in Umbria passing by an ancient and rich i...

di Marco Gasperetti Volare a New York con 10 euro. Il progetto c'è e sapete chi ci sta lavorando? L'impareggiabile e vulcanico leader della compagnia Low Cost Ryanair, Michael O'Leary. Lo ha detto lui stesso durante una conferenza stampa all'aeroporto di Pisa.   «Sì, si può fare – ha spiegato il boss irlandese – il crollo del petrolio ci ha...

by Augusto Grandi The mountains ought to combine scenic beauty, pristine nature and human presence. The latter needs to be increasingly qualified in order to fight depopulation and, conversely, guarantee a better quality of life compared to the city.   According to Mariano Allocco, secretary of the Terre Alte Association ("terre alte" is th...

When tourists think of the Amalfi Coast, the stunning seaside towns of Positano and Amalfi usually come to mind. But Praiano, a small community hugging the cliffside between its famous neighbors, hopes to change that.   Praiano, a town of about 2,000 people, is not blessed with an alluring wide beachfront or an elegant seaside piazza where t...

  WTI Magazine #64    2015 July, 10Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! This 64th issue of our magazine and newsletter arrives at the beginning of a new exciting phase of the life of We the Italians. We have reached our goal for our first step: being the most complete repository of contents between Italy and the US, gett...

I have always believed at love at first site. I know exactly what I like and when I walk into a hotel or a restaurant I immediately sense whether or not I will have a good experience.   This is exactly what happened when I visited le Marche. Most people fall in love with Italy because of its beautiful landscape, great food and picturesque ci...