San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes lectures, research, fieldwork, workshops and fieldtrips in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration and conservation. It is located in the historic town of San Gemini in the region of Umbria.   These programs focus on the study of architectural survey and re...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday.   Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice. The architecture lovers head for Floren...

by Valeria Fanelli   Barbara Cattabriga lived in Italy her entire life. She traveled the word, but didn't experience a life abroad. Not until July 2012.   It was an ordinary day in Modena, when she received the news that her husband Roberto Rossi was offered a job position in the U.S. and the family would have moved to Chicago, for a...

Date: Friday, April 24, 2015 Time: 6:30PM Venue: Embassy of Italy: 3000 Whitehaven Street NW - Washington, DC   Professor Barry Goldsmith - the architectural-travel historian whose specialty is recommending sites around the world missed by most tourists (and even missed by many natives) - will reveal his favorite seldom-visited sites in It...

By Simone Cosimi La destinazione da sogno dei turisti di tutto il mondo? L'Italia, non c'è neanche da chiederselo. Insieme all'Australia, con cui condivide la vetta di una delle principali classifiche incluse nella terza edizione del monumentale TripBarometer, il sondaggio su strutture ricettive e viaggiatori più grande del mondo messo a punto da...

My parents met at a bar, in Rome, in the 1960's. My mother lived in Washington, D.C. and was visiting family that had moved to Italy. My father was from a tiny town near Viterbo called Grotte di Castro. Little did they know, while sipping wine one warm Roman evening that their two worlds would collide and they would become one.   After they...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago ha il piacere di annunciare che ha stretto un accordo di collaborazione con l'Associazione Americana dei Tour Operator, International Travel Promotion Council (ITPC).   ITPC raggruppa i Tour Operator più importanti degli USA che gestiscono la movimentazione di oltre l'80% del flusso turist...

Italy's top administrative court has given Emirates permission to continue operating direct flights between Milan Malpensa airport and New York, rejecting a request by rival airlines to stop the flights.   In a statement on Wednesday, the Council of State said its decision rejected a legal challenge brought against the Gulf airline by Italia...

Verona is one of northern Italy's most beautiful small cities and its packed full of awe-inspiring sites and things to do. It's also consistently underrated and overlooked by travelers, who often skip it to hit Milan or Venice.   But their loss is your gain – from the rich culture and beautiful architecture, to intriguing history and unique...

It was an unusual invasion: well-to-do people, most speaking strange tongues, and pulling their belongings behind them on little wheels. Arriving as couples, families, groups of friends, they spent money in the village shop and ate at its few restaurants.   Feathers were occasionally ruffled when an outsider sat in some local's chair at the...