The Covid-19 pandemic that has held the world hostage during the last 18 months is finally starting to be under control, and we can start to plan a holiday abroad after a terrible 2020. However, the disease is not completely erased and we still need to take some precautions. One of them is taking a Covid test before hopping on the flight back home....

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14 | 6:00 P.M. EDT. Italy is Open! What You Need to Know Before You Go. Registration fee: $25. REGISTER HERE. Italy has reopened to American tourists! If you are planning a trip to Italy this summer, join us for this very informative webinar to learn about all the necessary documentation you will need to enter Italy and all the rule...

Before the pandemic, visiting a place like Florence could be quite an adventure: queues, online bookings – something Italians weren’t, back then, too fond of – school trips, crowds everywhere, people taking pictures at every corner. Honestly, if you wanted to relax, chances were it wasn’t going to happen. Then, Covid-19 came and our cities turned,...

C’è il compositore e produttore di Latina che ha collaborato a lungo con Max Giusti, Pippo Baudo e la Rai e che dal 2018, stabilitosi a Los Angeles, scrive musiche per il cinema e per la pubblicità; c’è la giovane goriziana residente a Washington D.C. che da tempo lavora come nanny presso una famiglia di diplomatici e c’è la 29enne di Catania parti...

Just a few months ago, the possibility of a summer tourism revival for Italy appeared remote. COVID-19 hit here particularly hard, beginning in March 2020, when the country went into a national lockdown. From a tourism perspective, that meant that for more than a year, the great cities of Rome, Florence and Venice — along with the rest of this beau...

Rose Del Pizzo lived most of her life in Paterson but was equally at ease speaking Italian with strangers in Sicily, said daughter Nancy Del Pizzo. "She had a big personality and was very friendly," Nancy said. "I could not have made that trip without her." Born in New York City, Del Pizzo moved to Elizabeth when she was 5. Her father, Federico LaM...

Italy is set to pass the milestone of 50 million covid vaccinations administered on Monday 28 June, the same day as the whole country becomes a low-risk 'white zone' and relaxes its mask-wearing rules outdoors. The news was announced today by health minister Roberto Speranza who said Italy's goal is to "vaccinate all Italians who want it with the f...

The last region still classed as a ‘yellow’ zone, Valle d’Aosta, will join the rest of the country in the low-risk ‘white’ tier, meaning most rules can be relaxed. The main difference will be that the end to the limit on the number of guests you can have at home (which is currently four in yellow zones, not including children). Outdoor mask-wearing...

The organizers of Festa Italiana announced this week that the annual late-summer event will return this summer to its normal spot on the calendar and normal location in front of Syracuse City Hall. The 2021 event is scheduled for the weekend of September 17, 18 and 19. Organizers of the festival, which usually hosts up to 20 restaurant vendors, hav...