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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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

When South African-Italian travel marketing consultant Mikaela Bandini moved to the semi-abandoned neighbourhood of Sassi di Matera in the city of... Read More

“The Florentine food scene is constantly changing—tourists want traditional cuisine and Florentines, who have never forgotten the glories of Renaissance... Read More

Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero, he of the ample, exaggerated figures depicted in flat, bright colors, has created a promotional poster... Read More

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)... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Mention the Last Supper and most people think of Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic Milanese fresco, but a new series of pop-up dinners that’s just launched in... Read More

"The view at Il San Pietro di Positano overlooking the cliffs at sunset is breathtaking," says tennis pro Maria Sharapova. It doesn’t take a five-time... Read More

Enlisting renowned Italian architect Ruggero Venelli, Sheraton has added another upscale property to Lake Como’s enchanting waterfront. The Sheraton... Read More

Greg Seider’s rules to cocktail-making boil down to one simple but paramount ingredient: inspiration. The peripatetic barman—who earlier this month... Read More

How many of us have sat staring at a Wes Anderson film—be it Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tenenbaums, or even The Fantastic Mr. Fox... Read More

Two men in Cremona, Italy are facing vandalism charges for severely damaging a the city’s Statua dei due Ercole (Statue of Two Hercules). While climbing... Read More

TripAdvisor just unleashed its new Vacation Value Report, thereby unveiling the 10 most-searched destinations across the web. Even better: the travel... Read More

Venice has hosted its Biennale di Venezia since 1895, when the City Council organized the event to showcase Italian art. Today, much of the world, from... Read More

It isn’t all about the Milan EXPO this month. Another major cultural event coming to Italy is the biannual Venice Biennale (May 9–November 22), one of... Read More

Heading to Italy for Milano Expo 2015? You're not alone. An expected 20 million visitors will flood the city from May 1 to October 31, essentially... Read More

Italy’s fashion capital is often billed as an industry town, without the broad appeal of Rome or Florence. But this year it’s breaking out as a... Read More

Someone told me that if I went to Puglia I should go to Ennio Capasa’s beach club. This was a person who knows figures like Ennio Capasa, the creative... Read More

Nothing is better than tasting a good wine in the place where it’s made. You get a whole new level of understanding of the process and poetry—and you’re... Read More

Imagine walking down a cobblestone street in the heart of Paris’ Marais neighborhood, turning a corner, and happening upon a bistro—a yellow-gold light... Read More

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