Sunlight parted storm clouds as paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade at Caserma Del Din paused to remember their fallen. During the ceremony, held just ahead of Memorial Day weekend, Col. Michael Kloepper and Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Chapin, the command team for the 173rd, unveiled a memorial stone from Afghanistan. Kloepper welcomed t...

New technologies have enabled us to travel even by just moving a finger on our smartphones. Here tourism has become somewhat virtual. And we have noticed it in these two years of lockdown and pandemic. Enabling it was the innovation introduced in 2007, just 15 years ago, by Google, which after changing our lives with the Maps application, launched...

Local officials in Venice announced the entry fee for arriving tourists—originally scheduled to take effect in June—has been postponed until next year. According to EuroNews.com, the Italian travel hotspot approved the tourist tax as a way to help curb the “overwhelming number of daytrippers” heading to the city, as well as make up for the financia...

Italy's National Research Center (CNR) will use Venice as a paradigm for Mediterranean coastal flooding, starting from extreme flooding in November 2019. The research will be conducted in collaboration with the University of Salerno and the University of Zagreb and will be financed through contributions from the Interreg Italia-Croatia STREAM and A...

In 1450, a few decades after the spread of rice throughout the Po Valley, the first documents appeared that mention the presence of this crop in Polesine, particularly in the area of the Po delta, as this crop was closely related to reclamation and was the first stage in the agricultural use of the new land. The nature of the dried soil became cruc...

The University of Padua celebrated its 800th anniversary on Thursday with a ceremony attended by Italy's president Sergio Mattarella, the president of the Italian senate Elisabetta Casellati, and the president of the European parliament Roberta Metsola. The visiting dignitaries, which included Italy's minister of university and research Maria Crist...

It’s time to plan your summer vacation and you’re scrolling through hundreds of places to spend your vacation. Among these, Bibione is definitely a place not to be missed: equipped for lovers of the sea and in a strategic position to carry out many other activities. Where to go on holidays in summer 2022? Bibione is definitely one of the answers th...

When three mayors from Vicenza province toured the Northeast in late-April, they gained a new perspective on the U.S. Army, American history and much more. While the Vicenza area has been home to thousands of Americans over the past seven decades, this first-of-its-kind trip to the States gave Nicola Ferronato, mayor of Caldogno, Renzo Marangon, ma...

Studying abroad is a daunting task. There is enormous pressure to travel somewhere new every weekend. Constant traveling is extremely draining, and trying to plan successful trips — especially on a college student’s budget — can make it even more stressful. In hopes of providing some inspiration for future NYU Florence students, and making Italian...

From Abruzzo to Veneto, glorious but lesser-known beauty spots beloved by Italian holidaymakers Camogli, LiguriaFrom colourful Cinque Terre fishing villages to swanky Portofino, Liguria has long attracted tourists. Yet venture west of Portofino and you find an altogether more authentic fishing village, devoid of designer stores and billionaire yach...