In a year that has had little to no travel and more time than usual spent at home, LEGO has unveiled its massive 9,036-piece Colosseum builder kit. The Colosseum is LEGO’s biggest building set yet, edging out the Millennium Falcon set which has 7,541 pieces. Once built, the LEGO Colosseum measures over 10.5” (27cm) high,…
“If you buy a house for €1,” says a new homeowner from Belgium, “you can’t expect it will be beautiful. Impossible.”
The English version of Elena Ferrante’s latest novel The Lying Life of Adults is finally coming out on September 1. It’s available now for pre-order from both Amazon and Bookshop. Released in Italy in November 2019, the English version of La Vita Bugiarda Degli Adulti was originally set to come out in June of this…
First used during the bubonic plague in the 17th century, Tuscany’s wine windows are reopening. Learn more about “buchette del vino” and where to find them.
Gallinara, the turtle-shaped island 1.5 kilometers off the western coast of Liguria, has been sold to a single owner.
The 3rd century ruins are located near Verona.
Parma will be the Italian Capital of Culture for 2020 and 2021 to make up for the loss of tourism due to COVID-19.
After a two-month lockdown, Italy’s museums are set to reopen. The reopening will bring both challenges and opportunities.
There will come a time when all of this is over and we will wonder what Italian cities looked like during the COVID-19 quarantine. This drone footage is surreal.
The hashtag #labellezzaècontagiosa hopes to put a more positive spotlight back on Italy and its treasures.
It is a strange time to write about travel to Italy. The spread of the coronavirus — and the hysteria and uncertainty around it — is something I have never seen in the 20+ years that I have been writing about the country. As of this writing, the CDC has listed Italy under a Level…
A day-to-day look at how the COVID-19 crisis unfolded in Italy in 2020.
The latest list of the top 30 most-visited museums in Italy includes archeological parks, castles, and world-class galleries across 10 out of 20 regions.
Actor and life-long Roman Alberto Sordi was born in 1920. His home in Rome will open to the public to mark the centennial of his birth.
Two hotels in Rome and one in the countryside of Emilia-Romagna are some of the most-talked about new luxury properties in Italy.
The Torre Argentina archeological area lies at the heart of Rome, both historically and geographically, but it has always been off-limits to visitors. Until now.
The latest rankings of the best places to live in Italy.
An Extra Palio – Palio Straordinario – will be run in Siena on 20 October 2018.