Italy

Tips and Articles in Italy

Three years in the making, Los Fuegos will be a part of the much-anticipated Faena Hotel project and will open in November. (The other restaurant is from Austin-based chef Paul Qui.) As its name suggests, Los Fuegos will be all about fire. The ...
Buried in the Alpine peak of Mount Kronplatz in South Tyrol, Italy, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones is the last of six mountaineering museums built by accomplished Italian adventurer Reinhold Messner. Messner was part of the first team to reac...
Buried in the Alpine peak of Mount Kronplatz in South Tyrol, Italy, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones is the last of six mountaineering museums built by accomplished Italian adventurer Reinhold Messner. Messner was part of the first team to reac...
Buried in the Alpine peak of Mount Kronplatz in South Tyrol, Italy, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones is the last of six mountaineering museums built by accomplished Italian adventurer Reinhold Messner. Messner was part of the first team to reac...
Buried in the Alpine peak of Mount Kronplatz in South Tyrol, Italy, the Messner Mountain Museum Corones is the last of six mountaineering museums built by accomplished Italian adventurer Reinhold Messner. Messner was part of the first team to reac...
It shouldn't come as a surprise that Venice—the capital of Italy’s Veneto region—sees a huge number of tourists every year. So many, in fact, that the city is looking to restrict visitor access to the bucket list destination. The sight-seeing expe...
Despite recently extended opening hours, gaining access to Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper in Milan can be as difficult as getting tickets for a Prada show. But da Vinci fans have a new worthwhile alternative, directly opposite the Church of Santa...
Despite recently extended opening hours, gaining access to Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper in Milan can be as difficult as getting tickets for a Prada show. But da Vinci fans have a new worthwhile alternative, directly opposite the Church of Santa...
When South African-Italian travel marketing consultant Mikaela Bandini moved to the semi-abandoned neighbourhood of Sassi di Matera in the city of Matera, located in southern Italy’s Basilicata region, 23 years ago, she never imagined owning one o...
“The Florentine food scene is constantly changing—tourists want traditional cuisine and Florentines, who have never forgotten the glories of Renaissance, are quite conservative,” says chef Fulvio Pierangelini, the Italian chef who became a culinar...
Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero, he of the ample, exaggerated figures depicted in flat, bright colors, has created a promotional poster for the upcoming Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy. The ad, featuring a dancing couple in...
If you thought the tourists who damaged an 18th-century statue while taking a selfie was bad, you're going to love (read: cringe and immediately hate) this. On Monday, three Korean men visiting the Expo 2015 crashed their drone into the Milan Cath...
Dressing for a religious site can be tricky, especially if the site is just one of many stops on a full itinerary. When visiting Vatican City, it’s important to remember that the Sistine Chapel isn’t just a tourist attraction—it’s a Roman Catholic...
In a move straight out of your European daydreams, the Sicilian mountain village of Gangi is giving away for free or at a steep discount many of the houses that line its ancient stone streets. But there’s a catch, the New York Times reports. An...
Just a fifteen-minute train ride from Milan’s Central Station, the stately city of Monza is mostly ignored by non-Italians—apart from the occasional Formula One fan. Now, though, the famous racetrack is not the only reason to visit: spurred by Exp...