May 14, 2019

Turin: where the classic and the contemporary combine, in food, architecture and art

Turin is a city of intriguing contrasts that beckon exploration. Reflecting its storied history...

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May 13, 2019

Beyond the Permanent: Temporary exhibitions of stellar quality add richness to Italy's already vast wealth of cultural attractions

While many visitors to Italy arrive with a checklist of well-established must-sees, including a...

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May 13, 2019

Carmen's Corner: Rome’s Rose Garden

Built into the side of the Aventine Hill, across the Circus Maximus from the Palatine, is Rome’s...

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March 19, 2019

Popularity of Italian spa towns reflects healing waters as a way of life since ancient Roman time

When Angela Merkel wants a rejuvenating break from the rigors of running Europe's economic...

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March 19, 2019

Wealth of special Italian exhibits celebrates the genius of Leonardo da Vinci in anniversary year

Leonardo da Vinci’s accomplishments spanned from the arts to the sciences, so no wonder he is...

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January 11, 2019

Carmen's Corner: January '19 - Skiing in a Picturesque Setting

It's January, when Italians take off for la Settimana Bianca, the annual ski trip! The week on the...

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January 11, 2019

Pack your costume, Carnevale is coming

After the chilly month of January, as happy memories of Christmas gifts and year's end parties fade...

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January 11, 2019

Milan to enjoy: Fashion capital offers updated approaches to arts and entertainment

Milan is famed as Italy's fashion and finance capital, so many tourists in search of culture or...

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December 11, 2018

Rich in layers of civilizations past, Palermo experiences exciting cultural renewal

Sicily’s centuries-long legacy of some of history’s most remarkable periods is reflected fittingly...

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December 11, 2018

Start of Christmas and year-end holidays in Italy stick to traditional dates

The first sign of the winter holidays, including Christmas, often start popping up in the United...

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