For the second consecutive year, the boot-shaped nation was named best overall destination in the Readers' Travel Awards conducted by Condé Nast Traveller UK.   With an overall rating of 94.49/100, Italy was ranked first among destination countries according to readers of the prestigious magazine, which is known as a key influencer in the lu...

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by Victoria De Maio   Umbria is described as being located in the heart of Italy and with neither a coastline or a border with a foreign country, it is also the only landlocked one. Known for it's verdant hills and valleys, picturesque medieval hill towns and unique cuisine and wines, Umbria will steal your heart!   Your "home ba...

For Lindsay Arnold, an employee at Mario's Restaurant in Brighton, some memories have the pleasing scents of a busy kitchen, a fresh-baked delectable in the oven and her grandmother at center stage.   "She baked a lot and so did my mom," Arnold said. "It wasn't really an ethnic thing. My grandmother's name was Smith. But I learned a lot from...

Italy has reported growing share of the organized international travel – the forecast for states 5.1% increase in demand according to 45% of foreign tour operators that offer Italy as a holiday destination.   The prime source market for long haul holidays to Italy, the United States, totalled 3,455,000 travelers at the Italian border in 2013...

Once brought to Loreto, Mary's plain house was nestled inside a sumptuous marble shell, the masterpiece of a Renaissance genius.   Pope Julius II had it designed by Donato Bramante in 1509, but it took no less than seventy years to complete it – employing the talent of Andrea Sansovino, Ranieri Nerucci, Antonio da Sangallo the Younger and ma...

By Shivani Vora   Travelers can live the celebrated sweet — and authentic — Italian life by taking a half- or full-day tour on a Vespa, the popular two-wheeled Italian motor scooter that many locals rely on to get around. Several companies offer excursions on the scooters; with most, tourists ride as passengers while the driver is their guid...

Durante la prossima stagione estiva Delta Air Lines ricomincerà a operare con il partner di joint venture Alitalia i voli stagionali diretti non stop: Roma FCO-New York (giornaliero); Roma FCO-Detroit (giornaliero); Milano-Atlanta (giornaliero); Venezia Marco Polo-New York (giornaliero); Venezia Marco Polo-Atlanta (giornaliero) e Pisa-New York JFK...

At the end of May, at the Grand Hotel in Rimini, five touristic marinas on the Adriatic coast gave life to the first Italian network of touristic harbours.   The achievement happened thanks to the cooperation of the region Emilia Romagna and Marina Developments Limited (Mdl), a British association based in Southtampton (UK), counting more th...

  WTI Magazine #63    2015 June, 27Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Actually, this time I should say "ciao from Milan!" In fact, We the Italians has been invited to visit Expo 2015, the wonderful world exhibition that runs from May 1 through October 31 in Milan. We just have one word about it: AMAZING! You know that...