Pedaling Through Italy: The Adriatic Cycle Route

Cycle tourism can represent a unique way of savoring at a relaxed pace what Italy has to offer in terms of landscapes, towns, and historical sites.Italy can boast a coastline of around 8,000 kilometers: starting from the left-hand side, our peninsula is bordered by the Ligurian Sea, the Sea of Sardinia, the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Strait of Sicily, the…

Ice cream with a dollop of history in Turin

This is no health farm. Piedmont – underneath the Alps, in the top left-hand corner of Italy – introduced the world to Nutella and Martini.It’s also where chocolate-covered ice cream on a stick was invented, 50 years before any lolly-eater had ever heard of a Magnum.So it’s no surprise that my first stop in Turin, Piedmont’s main city, is Gelateria…

Magical Milan: How to enjoy Lombardy’s grand capital

Home to luxury labels such as Prada, Versace and Armani, Milan regards itself as not only the fashion and design capital of Italy, but also the world.This city of 1.3 million in Lombardy fizzes with energy. Rome may be revered and Florence feted, but it’s this spirited northern powerhouse that dominates Italy’s commercial and cultural life.Call…

Bari And The Comity Of Commerce

Every so often a phrase will come into my head and I will play with it until it becomes something real, call it a theory in search of a case study, an idea in search of evidence that it does exist as something real and is not just a figment of my imagination. One such phrase, the ‘comity of commerce’ came into my head one day while I was in Haiti,…

Falling for fabulous Ferrara, a city of pasta and palaces

The walls around Ferrara were built to repel enemies. Now, though, the wars that kept medieval Italy busy are a distant memory, and those same walls feel more like the packaging around a scrumptious selection of sweets.Constructed of brick in shades of strawberries and cream and wrapped in a ribbon of scented acacia trees, they are a delightful promenade.Inside…

Hidden From Sight: Italian Towns Underwater — Part 2

After having explored the Italian towns underwater in northern Italy, the compass of the wonders leads us southward, throughout central-southern Italy. Here too there are lovely lakes and submerged legends, until you get to what may be considered the ‘Italian Atlantis’, an ancient city sunk in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Are you ready to discover more surprises?We…

Flights To Nowhere During The Pandemic

The ongoing pandemic has led to many businesses and companies readapting according to the required safety measures and this is true for airlines as well. Some are selling pajamas, and amenities with their logo, as Qantas did on the official website and sold out. Other airlines sold meals, that would be generally offered during flights, and an airport…

Hidden From Sight: Italian Towns Underwater — Part 1

Curon is not the only town underwater. Italy hides multiple such towns and legends.The Italian Netflix series Curon has brought to light a beauty set between the Retiche Alps and Lake Reschen, located in the province of Bolzano in South Tyrol. This location is right next to the border with Austria and Switzerland. But the town of Curon Venosta is just…

Sleepy Procida has been named Italy’s next Capital of Culture – here’s why it is s …

Faded fishing boats bob in the water at Marina Grande, while behind them ice-cream-coloured houses in shades of pistachio, peach, raspberry and lemon are precariously perched, higgledy-piggledy, around the bay. As you arrive, this is the first glimpse you will have of Procida, a picture-postcard-perfect Italian island that’s recently been chosen as…

Dough to go: Rome’s first pizza vending machine gets mixed reviews

Massimo Bucolo bravely dared to go where nobody else had gone before in order to take a slice of Italy’s competitive pizza market: a 24-hour vending machine that dishes out freshly baked pizza in three minutes.Located in a booth on Via Catania, close to Piazza Bologna in Rome, Mr Go Pizza offers up four varieties, including the classic margherita…

Rome debuts hot pizza vending machine

(CNN) — Raffaele Esposito, the 19th century Neapolitan credited with inventing Italy’s most famous type of pizza, may be turning in his grave: Rome has a new vending machine which slides out freshly cooked pizzas in just three minutes.Buyers using the flaming red “Mr. Go Pizza” machine can choose from four different kinds of pizzas costing from…

Coronavirus pandemic: As Italy eases restrictions, tourists are back to Florence

Finally tourists can visit the marvelous art city of Florence, as Italy eases anti-Covid-19 measures. No foreigners so far, just domestic tourism, but it’s a first important step towards normality. Italy is speeding through its vaccination campaign and has hit its target of half a million Covid-19 jabs a day for the second day in a row on Saturday….

Two killed in Italian jewellery shop robbery

Two suspected robbers have been killed following a raid on a jewellery shop in northern Italy, local media reports.The owner of the store in Grinzane Cavour, about 74km (46m) south of Turin in Italy’s Piedmont region, is said to have opened fire on Wednesday when armed thieves stormed the building.Two people died in the street near the shop, which…

Naples Beaches: 10 Beaches On The Coast Of Italy To Visit In 2021

We wouldn’t be exaggerating if we said that the biggest reason behind the thousands flocking to Naples each year is the architectural splendor. However, what many ignore are the stunning beaches made up of sugar-like sand that adorn the city and make a vacation in Naples a memorable time. There is an exciting variety of beaches in the city ranging…

The Northern Italian region of…

My 10-year carbonara journey Salon • 5hI’ve only been to Italy once, and I cooked only a single meal while I was there. On New Year’s Eve in Florence, my companions and I ventured to the historic, bilevel Mercato Centrale food market with plan…

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This stunning timelapse shows the megadrought’s toll… Vox – Lili Pike • 5hJust how bad is the drought in the Western US? The shrinking of Lake Mead, the country’s largest reservoir, is a troubling indicator. The massive man-made lake, which straddles the border of Arizona and…

COVID-Free, High-Speed Trains Hold Promise For Summer Travel In Italy

A passenger walks on a platform of a train station in Milan on April 16, 2021, as the first … [+] Covid-free ‘Frecciarossa’ train prepares to run on the Milan-Rome route. AFP via Getty ImagesState-run Trenitalia has announced Europe’s first COVID-free, high-speed Fresciarossa train service on its non-stop route between Rome and Milan, the…

airBatlic to launch Tenerife flights in September

Before the summer has begun, airBatlic is preparing for the coming autumn, with the launch of new flights to Tenerife in Spain. The Latvian airline will offer flights from Riga from September 2nd. The carrier said it has plans to operate the flights three times a week with the Airbus A220-300 aircraft.Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, said:…

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